Chefs Notes

Picture for Flavor Playlist: Estevan Jimenez
Estevan Jimenez is the executive chef and culinary instructor at Rancho Cielo Youth Campus in Salinas, Calif. He shares five flavors that inspire his culinary creativity.
Picture for Flavor Trifecta: Aron Habiger
Aron Habiger is chef/owner of On the Lam, a traveling pop-up culinary concept based in Santa Ana, Calif. We asked him to share a flavor trifecta that demonstrates creative, unexpected flavor play.
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Timothy Griffin is the director of culinary innovation at Kona Grill, an upscale casual grill based in Scottsdale, Arizona. We asked him to share a flavor trifecta that demonstrates creative, unexpected flavor play.
Picture for Flavor Playlist: Jonathan Rohland
Jonathan Rohland is the culinary director of Bartaco, a “beach-culture inspired” restaurant brand based in Norwalk, Conn., with 15 locations mostly on the East Coast. He shares five flavors that inspire his culinary creativity.
Picture for Flavor Playlist: Luca Brunelle
Luca Brunelle, executive chef for The Gideon Putnam in Saratoga Springs, shares his five flavors that inspire culinary creativity.
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John State, culinary director at Disneyland Resort, shares the trifecta of flavors that inspires him.

Picture for Flavor at Work: Paul Adams
Creating menus with meaning, approaching food with a punk rock street-kid mentality, and blending cultures and foods together. Paul Adams talks about few rules he lives by when it comes to menu/flavor development.
Picture for Flavor at Work: Jay Perry
From treating menu writing like composing a symphony, to building a drink version of a Caprese salad, Jay Perry shares with us his approach to flavor strategy.
Picture for Flavor at Work: Don Cortes
Culinary consultant Don Cortes shares with us how he views flavor as a menu strategy, using the traditional lens of culinary, but with heavy influences from his upbringing
Picture for Flavor Trifecta: Andy Little
Andy Little of Josephine in Nashville talks about his flavor trifecta
Picture for Flavor Playlist: Will Eudy
Will Eudy shares his go-to ingredients that help build a great flavor story
Picture for Flavor Trifecta: Joel Huff
Buttermilk + Shiso leaf + White soy sauce
Picture for Flavor Playlist: Nels Storm
Nels Storm introduces five flavors that inspire culinary creativity
Picture for Texas Pete Trifecta: Cornmeal  +  Blackberries + Texas Pete® Honey Mustard Sauce
Quinn Adkins introduces this go-to trifecta of cornmeal, blackberries, and Texas Pete® Honey Mustard Sauce
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Matthia Accurso's go-to flavor trifecta: Texas Pete Hot Sauce, Gruyère and fresh apple
Picture for Flavor Trifecta: Kevin Atkinson
Kevin Atkinson's go-to flavor trifecta: harissa, mustard and avocado
Picture for Flavor Playlist: Lucas Clarke
Five flavors that inspire culinary creativity, suggested by Eric Lucas Clarke of MAD Greens.
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James Pitzer's flavor find - house-pickled raspberries
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Sam Kim's go-to flavor trifecta: cumin, ginger and Sichuan peppercorns
Picture for Flavor Playlist: Eric Gabrynowicz
Five flavors that inspire culinary creativity, suggested by Eric Gabrynowicz of Tupelo Honey
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Alex Q. Becker's flavor find is a craveable fresh corn tempura
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New Trends Outside the Big Easy
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Where did this sauce come from, and where is it headed?
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