Inspired by food, grounded in fact and fuelled by innovation.
We are a team of industry professionals from the areas of Product Development, Molecular Gastronomy, Factory Design, Food Trends and Sensory Science, assembled to provide you with the best development and innovation services possible.
We have worked in all areas of the industry from manufacturing, through retail to high class restaurants.
Our aim is to provide you with the guidance and expertise so that you can produce superior products at a fraction of the cost of employing your own development team.
John has worked for 30 years for premium blue chip companies. He has used his sensory knowledge and skills to develop whole ranges of private label products both in Europe and North America with some of the worlds largest retailers.
He has also turned around and revived the fortunes of factories in Europe and North America, turning them from loss making areas to true profit centres gaining consistent and sustained growth showing he is a true leader and man manager.
Australian born chef John Placko is a classically trained chef, with a career that spans numerous areas of the industry from executive chef to culinary director in restaurants, hotels, airline catering, multi-unit chain restaurants and large multi-national food manufacturers in various countries; Australia, Canada and Mexico.
John has competed at the world's most prestigious culinary competition, the Bocuse d'Or in France and earned multiple gold medals at culinary competitions including the Culinary Olympics in Germany.
Today he’s well known throughout Canada for his molecular cuisine, where science meets culinary arts.
Christine is passionate about food. She has worked as a culinary executive, executive chef and a culinary trendologist. She now works globally forecasting upcoming food trends.
Christine continues to educate, teach and inspire her customers in all things food. She provides culinary solutions that assist clients in launching on trend, on time great tasting food products and menu items.