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Officers

PRESIDENT

Justin

Justin Kanthak, CCS®, CRC®   
Segment Director: Snacks
Griffith Foods Inc.
Bartlett, IL
Phone: 708-986-8825

VICE PRESIDENT

Jessica

Jessica Goldstein   
Vice President
Nu Products Seasoning Company
Oakland, NJ
Phone: 201-440-0065

TREASURER

Jaime

Jaime Mestan, CSC®   
Vice President of Culinary Innovation
Vienna Beef Ltd.
Chicago, IL
Phone: 708-821-3281

SECRETARY

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Nick Landry   
Culinary Development Chef
Summit Hill Foods
Rome, GA
Phone: 337-849-7088

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

Jason

Jason Behrends, Ph.D., CCS®    
Business Development
Red Arrow
Fayetteville, AR
Phone: 979-575-6959

Directors

Gerrie

Gerrie Bouchard, CRC®   
Director of Marketing, Business Development and SCI
Tastepoint by IFF 
Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215-629-6211


Jeff

Jeff Crace   
Chief Executive Officer
California Garlic Company
Temecula, CA
Phone: 951-506-8883


Anne Druschitz

Anne Druschitz, CRC®   
Corporate Research Chef
The Edlong Corporation
Elk Grove Village, IL
Phone: 847-631-6736

Hayes

Charles Hayes, CEC®, CRC®   
VP Culinary Innovation
Deli Star
Fayetteville, IL
Phone: 618-677-2282

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Darryl Holliday, Ph.D., CRC®   
Associate Professor of Food Service
University of Holy Cross
New Orleans, LA
Phone: 504-398-2112

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Sara Menard   
Senior Food Scientist
Brakebush Brothers, Inc. 
Westfield, WI
Phone: 800-933-2121 x1513

Miller

Mickey Miller   
Product Development Food Scientist
Bush Brothers & Company
Knoxville, TN
Phone: 865-450-4199


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Anh Nguy   
Account Manager, Ingredient Solutions
Ingredion Incorporated 
Bridgewater, NJ
Phone: 908-809-2410

Kyle

Kyle Stuart, CRC®   
Product Development Chef
Darifair Foods
Jacksonville, FL
Phone: 631-905-8528

Rose

Rosemary Trout, M.S. in Food Science and Biotechnology   
Assistant Clinical Professor & Program Director, Culinary Arts and Food Science
Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215-895-6025

Board Member-at-Large

Robert

Robert Danhi   
Chef
Flavor360 Solutions
Los Angeles, CA
Phone: 310-625-1258

Board Advisor

Allen Freed

Allen Freed   
President
AJ Freed, LLC
Tucson, AZ
Phone: 520-989-8000

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