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Expert in Food Product Design & Marketing

Expert ID: 107718 New York, USA

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Expert has professional skills which integrate food chemistry, nutrition, and food service management. She has served as a consultant to national contract food service companies to design new products, improve existing products, solve quality control issues, and develop innovative marketing strategies.

Her work on the nutritional modification of foods and the marketing of nutrition to consumers has led to the design of national food promotions focusing on health. Expert has performed this function for state health departments, food associations, health trade groups, and food companies. She is an expert in community nutrition information, nutrition marketing, and consumer-oriented product marketing.

Expert has designed both traditional and novel food products with enhanced nutritional and quality benefits. This includes high fiber, low fat, and gourmet food specialty products.

Expert frequently solves product quality problems for clients in the food and cosmetic industries. Specific projects have focused on formulation technology, recipe development, chemical properties of food components, the chemistry of flavor and texture, and vitamin stability during food processing.

Expert is currently a columnist for Restaurant Hospitality and The Foodservice Distributor. She consults on menu development, food service product development, computer systems for food service, food and beverage cost controls, and restaurant marketing, planning, and operation.

Expert has worked extensively with clients in the corporate, health care, and school food service areas. She has worked on updating food service equipment and enhancing the quality and profitability of dining facilities.

Expert's work with foods integrates scientific research methods, technical production considerations, development of new or improved products, marketing of food products, and communicating technical and creative information about food.


Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Rochester, New York - Syracuse, New York - Utica, New York - Scranton, Pennsylvania

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1986 Degree: PhD Subject: Hotel Administration Institution: Cornell University
Year: 1982 Degree: MS Subject: Food Science Institution: Cornell University
Year: 1980 Degree: BS Subject: Nutrition Science Institution: University of Delaware

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1987 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: PRESIDENT Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1985 to 1987 Employer: Hotel Administration, Virginia Polytechnic Institute Title: Assistant Professor Department: Responsibilities:

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
She is a member of the following organizations: the American Dietetic Association; the American Heart Association; the Council on Hotel, Restaurants and Institutional Educators; the Institute of Food Technologists; the Society for Advancement of Foodservice Research; and the National Restaurant Association.
Awards / Recognition
Expert received fellowships at Cornell from the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Food Technologists.
Publications and Patents Summary
She has published papers in trade journals or conference proceedings. She is Nutrition Columnist for The Foodservice Distributor and Consulting Editor for Food Science and Nutrition, VCH Publishers.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Expert is a frequent speaker and offers seminars on a range of topics in her field.
Vendor Selection
Expert has experience locating vendors of:
* Food ingredients and equipment
* Food service computer software
* Food marketing materials.

She has access to the following resources:
* Print materials
* Personal contacts.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
French

Fields of Expertise

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