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My Food Job Rocks!

Jun 18, 2018

Really excited to have the first of 5 interviews from the generous people at the Good Food Institute, the best nonprofit that deals with the plant-based meat and clean meat space.

Zak Weston never thought he would end up in food but after finding how much he could impact the world, he persistently networked his way to a...


Jun 17, 2018

You are listening to a bonus episode, a short one, where I wanted to introduce an exciting series we’re doing for the next 5 or so weeks. I’m super excited to be able to interview 5 amazing people from the Good Food Institute.

The Good Food Institute, or the GFI, is one of my favorite non-profits in the recent...


Jun 11, 2018

I met Lumeng Jin at the now discontinued Heart Healthy Competition in Chicago about 5 years ago. We participated in the same product development competition and kept in touch because that’s what you’re supposed to do as a student. In case you’re wondering, Lumeng’s team won that competition. I’m not bitter...


Jun 4, 2018

Today we have an exciting episode with Claudia Sidoti, who not only owned her restaurant at 19, but also wrote recipes for the Food Network, and now is the head honcho at Hello Fresh’s North America’s division.

As many know, meal kits have gotten a ton of buzz too, but I always wanted to know how the R+D process...


May 28, 2018

As you recall in episode 110, I interviewed at the intro to food science class in NCSU and had a blast. Now we continue with Dr. Gabriel Keith Harris’ story.

Like many, his path to food science was unconventional, though he’s always had an interest with food, he went through the dietetics path until someone said he...