Jackson Lamb

Degree: M.B.A.

Professor Emeritus

Department: School of Hospitality

Jackson Lamb


Food/Culinary Management Hospitality / Events and Tourism


  • Restaurant Operations
  • Culinary Arts


Jackson Lamb, MBA, is an emeritus professor in the School of Hospitality at Metropolitan State University of Denver. His areas of expertise include food insecurity, food waste, food rescue and food redistribution.

Lamb is a consummate professional in the hospitality industry who migrated into education fifteen year ago to make a difference in the future of students studying culinary arts and hospitality management. He takes particular interest in the effects of volunteerism on culinary skill competencies, customer service concerns in private club environments, global cuisine and hunger-related issues.

Lamb serves as a liaison between MSU Denver and the greater Denver and restaurant management communities and has built relationships in every sector of the food service industry, locally and nationally. He is a board member of We Don’t Waste, Food Bank of the Rockies, Colorado Restaurant Association and American Culinary Federation, Colorado Chefs Association. Lamb was honored as the 2016 Chef Educator of the Year by the Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education.

He received a master’s in business administration from Colorado State University and an associate of applied science in hotel restaurant administration from State University of New York at Delhi.

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