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Sherry Blockinger

Biography

While pursuing her degree in Communications at Purdue University, Sherry first discovered her culinary interests. She regularly returns to Purdue as a guest lecturer. Sherry’s early career included time as a reporter, advertising executive and brand manager for a Fortune 500 company. Following the birth of her daughter, she earned her Grand Diplôme in Pastry Arts at the French Culinary Institute in New York and a subsequent degree in restaurant management at the Institute of Culinary Education. Shortly thereafter Sherry developed the “studio” concept allowing her to combine her years of creative experience with her... READ MORE

While pursuing her degree in Communications at Purdue University, Sherry first discovered her culinary interests. She regularly returns to Purdue as a guest lecturer. Sherry’s early career included time as a reporter, advertising executive and brand manager for a Fortune 500 company. Following the birth of her daughter, she earned her Grand Diplôme in Pastry Arts at the French Culinary Institute in New York and a subsequent degree in restaurant management at the Institute of Culinary Education. Shortly thereafter Sherry developed the “studio” concept allowing her to combine her years of creative experience with her culinary skills. Her first location opened in New York’s Hudson Valley in 2012 and moved in 2018 to the Meatpacking District which straddles New York City’s West Village and Chelsea neighborhoods.

Sherry splits her time between homes in Katonah, New York, and the West Village with her husband, Jeff, daughter, Jocelyn, and two rescue dogs, Lily and Tex. She enjoys traveling and entertaining in her free time and is an avid music lover, having studied drums and percussion for many years. Among other charitable interests and activities, Sherry serves as a Trustee for Hackley School in Tarrytown, New York.

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