The Perfect Complement to Your University Experience

University is full of great opportunities to learn, experience new things and make some great friends along the way. A fun way to do all of these things is to join clubs and extra-curricular activities. Read More …

Food Science Jobs in a Budding Industry

From whole foods to organic and gluten-free, consumer preference is forever evolving, catalysed by research in food science. Nowadays, one particular bioactive molecule is generating a lot of ‘buzz’. Read More …

Big Food: Bad Guys?

It’s time to stop blaming ‘Big Food’.  Continuing to blame the food companies for what we feed ourselves and consequent poor health is easy, but has the moment passed? Blaming ‘Big Food’ is not going Read More …

E6: R&D Chef Allan E. Williams on Product Development & Lobsters

Chef Allan Williams is an R&D Chef at Canada’s Smartest Kitchen (CSK) where his multidisciplinary team helps companies bring new food products to market. In this interview he talks about the work the CSK team do, and Lobsters! Read More …

E5: Heather McCain on Sensory Analysis, Lettuce & Leadership

This week we interview future Sensory Analyst and Taste Chemist, Heather McCain. It’s a must for those thinking about Grad school and student leadership. Read More …

Ep. 015 – Choosing Between Work and Graduate School with Katie Lanfranki, R+D Technologist at South Coast Baking

I promise, this is the last Cal Poly alumni episode for a while (at least until episode 25)! But I gotta tell you about Katie Lanfranki. Katie is currently a Research & Development Technologist at South Read More …

Ep. 014 – Professor, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist with Dr. Tom Neuhaus, Owner of Mama Ganache Chocolates (and more)

Do you remember episode 2 and episode 11? Both Trevor Fast and Andrea Zeng took this dude’s chocolate class and were even promoted to work in chocolate production on campus. Today, we’re interviewing a man Read More …

Ep. 012 – On Being a Research Chef with Kimberly Schaub, Innovation Manager at Lundberg Family Farms

So last week, I interviewed Andrea, a Food Technologist working for Lundberg Family Farm, and today, I’m interviewing someone from there too – her boss, a Product Developer and Research Chef at Lundberg! What are the odds? And Read More …