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Expert in Food Product Design & Marketing

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

New York (NY)
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Expert has professional skills which integrate food chemistry, nutrition, and food service management. She has served as a consultant to national contract food service companies to design new products, improve existing products, solve quality control issues, and develop innovative marketing strategies.

Her work on the nutritional modification of foods and the marketing of nutrition to consumers has led to the design of national food promotions focusing on health. Expert has performed this function for state health departments, food associations, health trade groups, and food companies. She is an expert in community nutrition information, nutrition marketing, and consumer-oriented product marketing.

Expert has designed both traditional and novel food products with enhanced nutritional and quality benefits. This includes high fiber, low fat, and gourmet food specialty products.

Expert frequently solves product quality problems for clients in the food and cosmetic industries. Specific projects have focused on formulation technology, recipe development, chemical properties of food components, the chemistry of flavor and texture, and vitamin stability during food processing.

Expert is currently a columnist for Restaurant Hospitality and The Foodservice Distributor. She consults on menu development, food service product development, computer systems for food service, food and beverage cost controls, and restaurant marketing, planning, and operation.

Expert has worked extensively with clients in the corporate, health care, and school food service areas. She has worked on updating food service equipment and enhancing the quality and profitability of dining facilities.

Expert's work with foods integrates scientific research methods, technical production considerations, development of new or improved products, marketing of food products, and communicating technical and creative information about food.


food service




food formulation


food technology


restaurant management


dining facility


food marketing


food product design


food promotion

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Rochester, New York;  Syracuse, New York;  Utica, New York;  and Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Often requested
with this expert:

Food Packaging Technology
Food Technology, Product Development/ Optimization, Food...
Food Product Research and Development for Manufacturing and...
Business Licensing & Franchising, Retail Operations,...

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1986   PhD   Hotel Administration   Cornell University  
1982   MS   Food Science   Cornell University  
1980   BS   Nutrition Science   University of Delaware  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1987 to






1985 to 1987


Hotel Administration, Virginia Polytechnic Institute


Assistant Professor


Career Accomplishments:

She is a member of the following organizations: the American Dietetic Association; the American Heart Association; the Council on Hotel, Restaurants and Institutional Educators; the Institute of Food Technologists; the Society for Advancement of Foodservice Research; and the National Restaurant Association.


Expert received fellowships at Cornell from the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Food Technologists.

Publications and Patents Summary

She has published papers in trade journals or conference proceedings. She is Nutrition Columnist for The Foodservice Distributor and Consulting Editor for Food Science and Nutrition, VCH Publishers.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Van Nostrand Reinhold  
 - Journal of Food Science  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Food expert for consulting on sauce & dressing formulation.
  • Expert for consulting on Shelf stable sauces process, shelf life, packaging in glass jars for retail.
  • Expert expert In Food Canning for consulting on Marketing Canned Meat.
  • Expert in Strategic Marketing.
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Expert Witness:
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language  

Additional Skills and Services:

Expert is a frequent speaker and offers seminars on a range of topics in her field.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating vendors of: * Food ingredients and equipment * Food service computer software * Food marketing materials. She has access to the following resources: * Print materials * Personal contacts.


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