is produced for StarChefs by Laurie Blass and Pam Elder, e-learning
designers specializing in web-based professional development
programs for the foodservice industry.
food writers who have developed online continuing education
courses for the Culinary Institute of America and others,
they research up-to-date information on the latest trends
and strategies busy culinary professionals need to know. (And
ideas serious recreational cooks find interesting and useful,
Ask the Trendspotters, they'll be surveying industry news
sources on a regular basis to help you keep current with contemporary
scan the Trendspotters' news regularly. You'll find information
on the latest techniques and equipment, hot technology tips,
and inspiring ingredient ideas. It's an easy way to jumpstart
your creativity while improving your bottom-line.
a question? Ask the Trendspotters-your custom infoseeker for
culinary ideas and answers!
has a B.A. in French. A semester in Paris led to a lifelong
love affair with food and cooking. As a professional writer
and editor with a wide-range of clients, she developed foodservice
training and marketing guides for ARAMARK.
Elder has a B.S. in Food and Nutrition and is a member
of the San Francisco Professional Food Society. An experienced
educator and food publicist, Pam has a collection of over
500 food and wine books, many dating from earlier centuries.
1996, Pam and Laurie founded Heuristix, an S.F. Bay Area instructional
design company specializing in foodservice and culinary training.
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