Meetings and Events

Join the Northeast Section of IFT for a Food Industry ExpoWhen: Tuesday May 17th Where: DCU Center, Worcester MA
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When: Thursday March 28th

4:30pm- 5:00pm Virtual Networking

5:00pm-6:00pm Panel Presentation

Cost : Free!

Learn about the role of the research chef in new product development   Hear about the career journeys of these pioneer chefs who married the science of food to the art of culinary.   How is a food scientist different from a research chef?  Hear about some of their favorite projects where culinary science came to life.   What’s next for this new and emerging creative STEM career.  The presentation will be open for your questions.

Moderator: Kyle Warner Shadix, Director Early Stage Innovation, Mixology & Culinary, Global Beverage Breakthrough Team- PepsiCo

Panel of Speakers:

Sandy Cook: Corporate Executive Research Chef- Consultant

Lauren Martey: Senior Research Chef- Tastepoint by IFF

Kevin McDermott: Executive Chef- Culinessence™ International Flavors & Fragrances Inc

Stefan H. Strehler: Director Flavor Application Food/Culinary Takasago

How it works:

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