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Research Chefs Association Announces 2017 Board of Directors

March 21, 2017 Industry News
Industry News

The Research Chefs Association announced its 2017 board of directors. The newly elected and continuing officers and directors began their term as of March 18, 2017, and include:

PRESIDENT

Jason Behrends, Ph.D., CCS

R&D Director of PDM Business Strategy

Tyson Foods, Inc.

Springdale, Arkansas

VICE PRESIDENT

Anh Nguy

Principal Culinologist

Ingredion Incorporated

Bridgewater, New Jersey

TREASURER

Paul Rockwell, CEC, CFS

Executive R&D Chef

Diversified Foods & Seasonings

Madisonville, Louisiana

SECRETARY

Justin Kanthak

Account Director

Griffith Foods

Bartlett, Illinois

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

Catherine Proper, CEC

Senior Director Product Development and Quality Assurance

SUPERVALU, Inc.

Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Gerrie Bouchard, CRC, MBA

Director of Marketing

ADM/Eatem Foods

Vineland, New Jersey

Amanda Bushong

Director of Merchandising

Kansas City State Co.

Kansas City, Missouri

Erich Chieca

Culinary Sales Manager—National Accounts

Lactalis Culinary

Commerce Township, Michigan

Jeff Cowles, CCS

Director of Culinary Sales

SugarCreek

St. Simons Island, Georgia

Stephen A. Kalil, CEC, CRC

Director of R&D, Global Executive Chef

PepsiCo

Plano, Texas

Jaime Mestan, CSC

Director of Bistro Products

Vienna Beef Ltd.

Chicago, Illinois

Nelson Serrano-Bahri

Vice President & Executive Chef

Puerto Rico Food Innovations, LLC

Guaynabo, Puerto Rico

Kami R. Smith, C.E.P.C.

Director of Culinary Showcasing

Pecan Deluxe Candy Company

Dallas, Texas

Rosemary Trout, MS, Food Science & Biotechnology

Department Head, Culinary Arts and Food Science and Instructor of Food Science

Drexel University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Barbara Zatto

Shoreline, Washington

Mark Hughes

President

Anderson Partners Food Ingredient Marketing

Omaha, Nebraska

BOARD ADVISOR

Allen Freed

President

AJ Freed, LLC

Tucson, Arizona

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