Exploring ahead-of-the-curve flavor opportunities to sustain perpetual menu relevancy
The Eastern Med ingredient with a long reach
John Baez is executive chef of the Rainforest Cafe, a family-oriented themed concept that is part of Landry’s, Inc
Justin Cucci is the executive chef/owner of Edible Beats restaurant group, based in Denver
Travis G. Peters is the chef/owner of The Parish, a Southern fusion gastropub in Tucson, Ariz
Andrea Murdoch is chef de cuisine at University of Colorado Boulder, and chef/owner of Four Directions Cuisine
Neri Giachini is the head gaucho chef and director of operations for Fogo de Chão churrascaria, a Brazilian steakhouse based in Plano, Texas
Alejandro Benes is the director of culinary development for Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill, an American concept based in Westlake Village, Calif.
Alan Skversky is the corporate chef for San Francisco-based Boudin Bakery. We asked him to share a flavor trifecta that demonstrates creative, unexpected flavor play.
Elizabeth Falkner is a renowned chef, author and television personality. She shares five flavors that inspire her culinary creativity.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Luca Brunelle, executive chef for The Gideon Putnam in Saratoga Springs, shares his five flavors that inspire culinary creativity.
John State, culinary director at Disneyland Resort, shares the trifecta of flavors that inspires him.
Andy Little of Josephine in Nashville talks about his flavor trifecta
Will Eudy shares his go-to ingredients that help build a great flavor story
Buttermilk + Shiso leaf + White soy sauce
Nels Storm introduces five flavors that inspire culinary creativity
Quinn Adkins introduces this go-to trifecta of cornmeal, blackberries, and Texas Pete® Honey Mustard Sauce
Matthia Accurso's go-to flavor trifecta: Texas Pete Hot Sauce, Gruyère and fresh apple
Kevin Atkinson's go-to flavor trifecta: harissa, mustard and avocado
Five flavors that inspire culinary creativity, suggested by Eric Lucas Clarke of MAD Greens.
Stephanie Tyson's trifecta of milk chocolate, bourbon and CHA! by Texas Pete® Sriracha Sauce is unexpected, but certainly inviting
Sam Kim's go-to flavor trifecta: cumin, ginger and Sichuan peppercorns
Five flavors that inspire culinary creativity, suggested by Eric Gabrynowicz of Tupelo Honey