Director of Marketing
Stephan Hengst leads the national Marketing and Communications efforts for Rosa Mexicano. A graduate of The Culinary Institute of America, he earned his Bachelor’s degree from the college in 2000. Since then he has been responsible for overseeing the marketing, public relations and content development initiatives for brands that include Whole Foods Market and Stonyfield Farm Organic, as well as his alma mater, the CIA. During his tenure as the Director of Communications for the CIA, Stephan spent nearly a decade working on the development and promotion of the college’s newest campus in San Antonio, Texas. With a focus on Latin Cuisines and culture, his time at the Texas campus gave him the opportunity to appreciate and understand the authentic cuisine and culture of Mexico while also working alongside experts in the cuisine to tell its stories.