The Eggplant That Changed My Life

An eggplant pushed me into the wonderful chaos of food entrepreneurship “It is a cross-bread of several native Vietnamese eggplants”, Bernard from FoodPairing told me. When I had a bite of that eggplant I was Read More …

Steps to Success: A ‘Sweet’ Start-Up Story

Neale’s Sweet N Nice Ice cream was created by my Grandfather Alfred Neale in the early 1940’s until the 1980’s in the small island of Trinidad.  From the stories I’ve heard from my Mom, Aunts and Read More …

2 Pieces of Advice for Food Start-Ups

Many of you might have thought about entrepreneurship, even if you are still at school or have just graduated. Who could blame you?  Perhaps you have started your first job, but you can’t shake the Read More …

Food is a Sexy Industry!

If wish I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard someone say that young people don’t think the food industry is ‘sexy’ enough. I could have paid off the collective student debt in the US! I’ve heard Read More …

Look for this ONE thing next time you eat at your favorite restaurant!

Food safety is typically a topic discussed by restaurant owners and employees behind closed doors. As consumers, when we experience our favorite restaurants, our biggest concern is selecting which delectable menu item we plan to Read More …

You MUST take THIS first step to start your career!

Are you still a student or have you just graduated?  Whether you are still at school undecided about your career path or you’ve just graduated and are looking for your first job. Take this first Read More …

The Top 2 Reasons People Get Sick Because of The Food Industry

One of the points that really resonated with me during my interview with Darin Detwiler is where he was very definitive about how outbreaks occur. Through is 25 years of experience, he says it’s because Read More …

Are You Ready to Start Your Career?

Did you go to IFT17?  I wasn’t able to go this year, but I kept a close eye on what was going on with some of our biggest supporters, especially when they were helping students Read More …