Internship Series: DouxMatok Ltd.

Joshua Gruenberg In the summer of 2018, I was invited to participate in a fellowship for young professionals from The United States to complete an internship in Israel. Participating in the international workplace has long been on my list of career goals. I believe that so much can be learned from our colleagues working in…

Interview with Kami Smith, Director of Culinary Showcasing at Pecan Deluxe Candy Company

By Melinda Russell Name: Kami R Smith Job Title and Company: Director of Culinary Showcasing; Pecan Deluxe Candy Company Education: Tennessee Technological University B.S. Foods, Nutrition, & Dietetics; A.A.S. Johnson & Wales Baking Pastry Arts Can you talk about your Pastry Chef Experience and certifications? My Pastry Experience is split in two dimensions: Productions &…

We Saw the Future at RCA and It’s Brighter Than Ever!

By: Jordan Clark     Culinologists Anne-marie Ramo and Katherine Langel CuliNex recapped their 2016 RCA Conference experience in Denver–and it sounded fun! The first night, Tuesday, they were able to go out for dinner and cocktails with some RCA Student Committee Board members to discuss building a relationship with RCA student members interested in a…

Interview with Becky Wahlund from Land O’Lakes

By: Erik Jones Featuring: Becky Wahlund, Director of Test Kitchens and Consumer Affairs @ Land O’Lakes Inc. What is your job at Land O’Lakes? I am the director of the Test Kitchens and Consumer Affairs. I have two Marketing support groups that report to me. Consumer Affairs is easy to understand because it’s the function…

7 Questions with John Draz

By: Melinda Russell Featured Culinologist: John Draz, Executive Research Chef at Ed Miniat, LLC Education: AOS Culinary Arts – Culinary Institute of America BA Culinary Management – Kendall College What’s a typical day at your job? There is no “typical” in my position, which is one of the things I like best.  I may spend the…