Professor Philip H Mcguirk

Director of Development, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Associate Professor, UW-Stout
School of Hospitality Leadership
College of Education, Hospitality, Health and Human Sciences

Office: 441 Heritage Hall
Phone: 715-232-2244

Brief Biography

I have been teaching for UW-Stout since 1979.

Teaching Interests: Hospitality Courses in Food and Beverage and Club Management

Research Interests: Food and Beverage Alumni Society Development Business Connections and Networking Site Development for CoOps


    • 125 credits in Culinary Arts
      Culinary Institute of America (CIA)
    • MS Vocational Education
      University of Wisconsin-Stout
    • BS Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management
      University of Wisconsin-Stout
    • AA General Education
      Reedley College

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin-Stout, College of Management
        Director of Development
        January 2015 -
      • UW-Stout, School of Hospitality Leadership
        Associate Professor
        August 15, 1979 -


      • US Officers' Club
        June 1972 - August 1974


      • US Army
        June 1964 - August 1974

Intellectual Contributions

    recipes published in a cookbook

    • McGuirk, P. (Published). On Cooking (recipes published in a cookbook). (Fourth), Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education.

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships


    • Liftement Membership of the Honorable Order of the Golden Toque, Honorable Order of the Golden Toque (May 20, 1991)


    • Order of the Golden Toque, Honorable Order of the Golden Toque (May 21, 1990)
    • Chancellor's Recognition Award, UW-Stout (April 1989)
    • Germany Numerous Culinary Arts Bronze Medal, IKA Culinary Olympics (October 1988)
    • The Chef Herman Breithaupt Award, International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (CHRIE) (July 29, 1988)

Professional Memberships

  • CMAA - Badger Chapter
  • CMAA - Upper Midwest Chapter
  • International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education (ICHRIE)
  • Midwest Association of Hospitality Educators (MAHE)
  • The Honorable Order of the Golden Toque
  • Club Managers' Association of America (CMAA)
  • American Culinary Federation (ACF)
  • World Association of Chef Societies
  • National Restaurant Association (NRA)


    Department / School

    • Attendee, Meeting, Personnel Committee (On-going)


    • Liason Officer, CMAA - Upper Midwest Chapter (2005 - Present)
    • Treasurer, Secretary, Vice President, President, Board of Directors, Midwest Association of Hospitality Educators (1995 - Present)
    • Advisor, Club Managers' Association of America (August 10,1988 - Present)