Podcast: Revel Kombucha Bar owner Adam Gallegos on creating community around fermentation

Revel Kombucha Bar owner Adam Gallegos on creating community around fermentation Adam and Sonia Gallegos have established the seemingly first family-friendly brewery that serves non-alcoholic beverages that appeal to guests of all ages, opening it in the small but popular Southern California city of Ojai. Find out why Adam prefers brewing kombucha to brewing beer…

Podcast: Mars Food Scientist Dr. Cesar Vega Morales on Product Design vs Product Development

Mars Food Scientist Dr. Cesar Vega Morales on Product Design vs Product Development Bulletproof Senior Product Development Scientist Kimberly Schaub CCS® and Dr. Cesar Vega Morales first met at the Modernist Cuisine kitchen laboratory. He was conducting blue-sky research and exploring the application of food science in commercial kitchens, and Kimberly was cooking and learning.…

Podcast: Right Brain Consulting founder William Madden on his product development super powers

Right Brain Consulting founder William Madden on product development super powers William Madden didn’t mean to go into food manufacturing, but a bet at Georgia Tech piqued his interest in barrier packaging, and the rest is a funny and adventurous history. He came onto the podcast to share some keys to success for product development…

Podcast: Culinex Culinologist Webb Girard on handling (food factory) disasters

Culinex Culinologist Webb Girard on handling (food factory) disasters Culinologist Webb Girard has a varied background in food product development and manufacturing. From dried meat to crackers to fresh pasta, Webb has survived his share of “death by iteration” and manufacturing nightmares. Now that he’s a developer and project manager with Culinex, he has the…

Special Episode: 2017 RCA Annual Conference and Culinology® Expo

Special Episode: 2017 RCA Annual Conference and Culinology® Expo The Research Chefs Association 20th Annual Conference and Culinology® Expo was held in Puerto Rico, and it was a great success! Even though it was a further trip for some of the members, we still had over 800 chefs, product developers, and professionals attend. Multiple cooking competitions,…

Podcast: The Key to Successful R&D with Chef Barton Dewing CRC®

Podcast: The Key to Successful R&D with Chef Barton Dewing CRC® Ragozzino Foods Executive Research Chef Barton Dewing says that the measure of successful R&D is in the product’s successful scale up – going from benchtop sizes to large manufactured sizes. Practically anyone can make a delicious dish or item when you’ve got ample time, direct control over all the…

Podcast: Chef Greg Grisanti on the Research Chefs Association and applying clean label product development

Frisch’s Big Boy’s R&D Chef Greg Grisanti Culinologist Podcast Research Chefs Association co-founder and recent Featured Culinologist, Greg Grisanti tells the story of his career as it happened in this podcast. From restaurant cooking to QSR menu development and television appearances, Chef Greg has been around the block a few times. Hear his thoughts about…