Instructor, Le Cordon Bleu Turkey, Director, Gastronomy Tourism
Michigan State Universitesi, 1996
Ankara Tevfik Fikret High School, 1990
Food and Beverage Management and Cost Analysis, Gastronomy Tourism
Food and Beverage Cost Control and Purchasing
Defne Ertan Tüysüzoğlu had her Associate Degree from Boğaziçi University, Tourism Administration in 1993, and BA from Michigan State University, The School of Hospitality Business in 1996. For the indusrial training, she worked at Divan Hotel (Istanbul), Hilton Hotel (Ankara), Morels (Detroit, MI), Bistro 110 (Chiago, IL). Ertan Tüysüzoğlu worked as manager at Scoozi (Chicago, IL), Laledan Restaurant - Çırağan Palace Hotel Kempinski, and Hünal's Brasserie. She started her own venture in 2001 by opening The North Shield Pub as a franchisee at Darüşşafaka and Parkorman.
In 2004 she co-founded a multi-concept restaurant-chain firm; Gruppo Turizm İşl. A.Ş. which developped concepts for a fish restaurant, a pub, an Italian Café and a Turkish restaurant chain - Kırkpınar Lokantası.
Ertan Tüysüzoğlu is a member of Turkish Friends of Wine Association, Friends of Kitchen Association, Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Association. She is also Vice President for Michigan State University Alumni Association in Turkey