List of Blog Articles
FoodGrads explores a variety of different topics from a variety of different authors. Many of these topics fall into multiple categories but we tried to find the section that describes it best.
Are you looking to start a career in the Food & Beverage Industry?
Food and Beverage Career Questions
The 6 Most Popular Questions Asked By Students & New Grads
How Can I Find a Food Stylist Position?
The Most Popular Question Asked By New Grads
I have a PhD in Food Science, What Are My Career Options?
Educational Debt. Is It Necessary?
Your Job Board Sucks! Thereâ€™s NO Jobs 🙁
I Just Graduated, Whatâ€™s The Best Advice For Negotiating My Salary?
Does Having a Masterâ€™s Degree Make a Difference?
Should I Take Food Science or Nutrition?
Getting a Job in Quality Assurance & Food Safety
Iâ€™m interested in a Career in Regulatory Affairs & Food Labelling
Iâ€™m graduating with BSc Nutrition & Dietetics, what are my options in the Food & Beverage Industry?
Iâ€™m taking Biology, what are my options in the Food Industryâ€¦..
Iâ€™m Trying to Get a Position in Food R&D / Product Development
I just Graduated in Culinary Nutrition Managementâ€¦.
Is a Gap Year a good idea?
Spotlight on Food Jobs
Illana Shapiro- Food Technologist
Lance Olson- Plant Manager
Rebecca Mackenzie- Executive Director
Adam Carswell- Food Safety Program Manager
Tammy Lomond- Director of Nutrition and Professional Services
Emily Munday- Culinoloist/Nutritionist
Phillip Pavlov- Senior Product Manager
Sasha Teska- Senior Manager
Jessica Taylor- Senior Analyst, Food & Food Systems
Ron Lecky- Operations Training Leader
Lori Fischer- Director Marketing Innovation
Jennifer Gooch- Quality Technologist
Dave Shumka- Plant Manager
Julie- Process Technologist
Sue Gervase â€“ Manufacturers Rep/Broker/Consultant
Michael May Director of Operations at Nutra Services loves his job
Ojai Commodity Consultants
Chef Gigi Gaggero, Founder
Marina Chan, Culinary Talent Recruiter (Facebook)
Taylor McNerney (nee Harris), Marketing Manager
Nicole Gallace, Food Industry Partner
True Or False? Do I Need These Things On My Resume?
4 Tips For Formatting Your Resume For Easy Reading
Resume Tips for Food Grads
Job Search/Career Advice
Iâ€™ve Had Enough, Iâ€™m Ready to Quit My Job Search!
4 Easy Steps to Getting a Job as a New Grad
Musings From a Newbie Food Scientist
Best Advice for Newcomers to Canada
Entering the Culinary World of Baking
You Donâ€™t Have To Settle (4 Lessons to Learn)
Food Science Vs Nutrition
Start Networking Now, While Youâ€™re Still At School!
Job Hopping is a Great Idea!
How To Be Super Outgoing & Confident
Itâ€™s Okay To Be Confused When You First Start College (Part 2)
Itâ€™s Okay To Be Confused When You First Start College
3 Questions to Ask Yourself During Your First Job Search
How To Write a Great Work Email
Students: 11 Reasons to Join FoodGrads!
Where to Get the Best Work Experience
How to Get a Full-Time Job from an Internship
4 Tips to Get into the Food Industry with No Experience
So youâ€™re an Engineer, but you want to work in foodâ€¦
You MUST take THIS first step to start your career!
Youâ€™re Not the Only One: Thriving in the Face of Impostor Syndrome
Soft Skills, Transferable Skills, Technical Skillsâ€¦.Confused?
Food Industry Jobs: What Do the Titles Mean?
Job Hunt: Apply!
How To Hustle An Internship in College
The Job Hunt: Networking
The Job Hunt: Planning Ahead
Nervous to Network? 4 Steps to Take Before The Event
Explaining Co-ops, Internships (& Mini-Internships)
Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking
Best Job Search Advice from FoodGrads
15 Stress-Busting Jobs to Kickstart Your Career
How to Avoid Bad Career Decisions
Do you have Impostor Syndrome?
Benefits of a Personal Website
Developing new habits to improve your future
No Relevant Experience? No Problem
Food Industry Internships
The Importance of a Mentor to your Career
How to Job Search Using Social Media
How Can A Recruiter Help Me?
Career Advice From 3 Food Scientists
Food Employersâ€™ Top 3 Tips To Landing Your First Job
5 Reasons Why, and Why Not, to Work for a Large Company
4 Tips for Perfecting Your Public Speaking
Job Searching Advice â€“ Round Up
Is it okay to be Impatient?
Attention New Grads: 5 Things You Must Do Before You Graduate
Cooking and the Brain
Job Descriptions Overhaul?
Make Your Own Well Being a Priority
There is No Such Thing as â€˜Over-Communicationâ€™
Behaving with Integrity
Find the Pony
Find a Job or Industry you LOVE!
Fail to Succeed
My First Job and the Importance of Perseverance
6 Tips From a Young Food Professional
A Food Recruiter Speaks Part 2
A Food Recruiter Speaks Part 1
How I Became a FoodGrads Campus Ambassador & Landed My First Job!
My Story: Biotechnology Student to Food Pro!
You Think You Know Me From My Name?
How I Got Hired as a High School Intern at Whole Foods Market
From Concept to Career- Part 3 of 3
From Concept to Carer – Part 2 of 3
From Concept to Career
I Wish Iâ€™d Had More Help Choosing My Career
What Do You Do With An Idea?
Interning at Gay Lea Foods
Job Wanted: Trangâ€™s Story (2 of 2)
Job Wanted: Trangâ€™s Story (1 of 2)
Blogging: Why you should share your story
An Open Letter to All the Top Chefs
Students and New Graduates, Love Food? Join FoodGrads!
The Future of Food
FoodGrads â€“ Why you are important! By Wayne Slater, co-author, Food Traceability for Dummies
Grateful to old and new friends
Food Safety and Quality Assurance Phylogenetic Tree
Get Inspired By These Food Disruptors, The Food Pros of Tomorrow!
Introducing â€“ The World of Food Quality, with Austin Bouck
The Top 2 Reasons People Get Sick Because of The Food Industry
Traceability, Not Just a Buzzword
Go Ahead, Eat Food Off the Kitchen Floor!
Introducing Food Safety Snippets!
The Food Tech Club
Soil-Less Farming at Home: Zero Food Miles
Food Irradiation. What is it? Is it Safe?
Bakery Industry in India
Follow Natureâ€™s Cycle, It Helps Us Stay Healthy & Wealthy!
8 Facts About Food Careers
8 Facts About Technical Sales Representatives
8 Facts About Account Managers
8 Facts About Food Auditors
8 Facts About Production Managers
8 Facts About Regulatory Specialists
8 Facts About Research Chefs
8 Facts About Food Stylists
8 Facts About Food Purchasers or Buyers
8 Facts About Logistics Managers
8 Facts About Millwright Mechanics
8 Facts About Restaurant Managers
8 Facts About Cheese Makers
8 Facts About Quality Assurance Technicians
8 Facts About Packaging Engineers
8 Facts About Food Marketers
8 Facts About Being A Flavourist
8 Facts About Shippers/Receivers
8 Facts About Machine Operators
8 Facts About Sanitation Workers
8 Facts About Farmers Market Managers
8 Facts About Butchers
8 Facts About Director of Operations
8 Facts About Brand Managers
8 Facts About Sous-Chefs
8 Facts About Chocolatiers
8 Facts About Caterers
8 Facts About Food Labelling Specialists
8 Facts About Plant Controllers
8 Facts About Wine Makers
8 Facts About Warehouse Associates
8 Facts About Customer Service Representatives
8 Facts About Category Managers
8 Facts About Bakers
8 Facts About Health and Safety Managers
8 Facts About Continuous Improvement Managers
My Food Job Rocks
5 Reasons Why You Shouldnâ€™t Become a Food Scientist
What Interviewing Seven Food Science Graduate Students Taught Me
E11: Marshall Bell on Design, Innovation & Product Development
E.10 Pete Mockaitis â€“ Being Awesome At Your Job
Ep9: Kaz Matsune on Authorship and Breakthrough Sushi
Ep8: Simran Sethi, Author & Journalist of Bread, Wine, Chocolate
E7: Isabel Hoffmann, CEO @ Tellspec on Food Safety & Spectroscopy
E6: R&D Chef Allan E. Williams on Product Development & Lobsters
E5: Heather McCain on Sensory Analysis, Lettuce & Leadership
E4: Will Thorburn, Dir. of Coffee @ Balzacs on Baristas, Beans & Roasting
E3: Matt Aaron â€“ Entrepreneur & Food Start Ups Podcast Host
E2: Bob Russell @ Collective Arts Craft Brewing on Beers, Brands & Mentors
Ep. 017 â€“ Why Phil believes in the RCA, with Philip Saneski, President of the RCA Student Committee
Why Your Story Matters
Ep. 016- Being on TV and Food Media with Julie Miguel from Daily Tiramisu (and others)
Ep. 015 â€“ Choosing Between Work and Graduate School with Katie Lanfranki, R+D Technologist at South Coast Baking
Ep. 014 â€“ Professor, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist with Dr. Tom Neuhaus, Owner of Mama Ganache Chocolates (and more)
Ep. 013 â€“ Bakers Dozen with Adam Yee, Product Developer from Isagenix
Ep. 012 â€“ On Being a Research Chef with Kimberly Schaub, Innovation Manager at Lundberg Family Farms
Ep. 011 â€“ Cooking and Science with Andrea Zeng, Food Technologist from Lundberg Family Farms
9 Great Podcasts for Food Grads
Ep. 010 â€“ My First Food Job Search
Ep. 009 â€“ Selling Solutions with Kyle Failla, Sales Manager at Glanbia
Ep. 008 â€“ Food Writing with Eve Turow Paul, Author of Generation Yum
Ep. 007 â€“ Making an Impact with Jeffrey Nguyen, Supply Chain Engineer at Gatorade
Ep. 006 â€“ Achieving World Peace with Dr. Howard Moskowitz, CSO of Mind Genomics (and more)
Ep. 005 â€“ What is Food Science?
Ep. 004 â€“ Butter Makes Everything Better with Taryn Yee, Food Technologist from Safeway/Albertsons
Ep. 003 â€“ Being a Food Mercenary with Brian Chau, Food Technologist from the Helmsman Group
Ep. 002 â€“ Talking Chocolate with Trevor, Production Supervisor at Dandelion Chocolate
Ep. 000 â€“ Introducing My Food Job Rocks podcast
My Food Job Rocks
Product Development Competitions: Steps to Success
Why You Should be Attending Food Shows & Expos
What is a Professional Masterâ€™s in Food Science?
Scientists Need To Be Better Communicators!
How the Food Industry is Changing: A Student Perspective
Navigating Digital Networking as a Student
From Chemistry to Food Science: Why we made the move â€“ Maybe you should too!
Inside the Industry
Why the Dietetic Path is a Beast to Climb
What I Learned at My First Job After College
My Dream Was To Become a Registered Dietitian
Thinking About a Career in Sales or Just Started?
10 Steps: Crossing Over From Chef to Product Developer
Looking For a Part-Time Job While Youâ€™re Still at School?
3 Celebrities Who are Changing the Food Industry and One Who is Changing the World
3 Things Vegan Food Grads Should Avoid When Entering the Food Industry
Do We Ever Really Know (For Sure) What We Want To Do?
2 Pieces of Advice for Food Start-Ups
Corporate Food Values
Are You Ready to Start Your Career?
Confessions of a Food Scientist: What exactly happened?
Planning on Becoming a Rock Star Chef?
Jumpstart Your Career in Food & Beverage
Leaders Paying It Forward
Incredible Start-Up Story: Kosha Foods
Top 5 Food Trends from Google Food Trends Report
Will 3D Printing Revolutionize the Food Industry?
Ontario Food & Beverage Processing Sector
We discuss Corporate Dining with Marina at Facebook
Big Food Needs Leaders with Passion, Curiosity & Progressive Values.
Certified Culinary Scientist Â® Examination Prep Program
Whatâ€™s Up with Self Awareness
Food Processing Industry: Time for Change is Now
What â€˜Food Revolutionâ€™ Means to Me
Why Choose a career in food?
Proud To Be a #FoodGrad
Saving the world isâ€¦complicated, and what small role will you play?
What I Took Away from #CIFST18
From Health Care to Food Safety: Why I Love What I Study
My Experience at Centennial College
How My Career Path Chose Me!
I Need to Know More About The Food Industry Before I Can Commit
How I Became A Campus Ambassador For The Food Industry!
Donâ€™t Be Shy Grads!
A Very Cute Potato Story
My Ticket to The World
Weâ€™d Like Some Respect. No, In Fact We Demand It!
Becoming a Food Scientist Surrounded by â€˜Fake Newsâ€™!
Donâ€™t Become a Food Scientist if You Donâ€™t Like to Talk!
Confessions of a Food Scientist: What exactly happened?
The BEST Career Path, Hands Down!
My Big Fat Food Media Diet
Student Blogs: Food & Beverage
Dreams, Sensory Science & Cake
The Perfect Complement to Your University Experience
My Path to Beer Brewing
â€œSo, What Exactly Do You Do?â€
Why I chose Food Science as a Career, and Why I Love It!
Food Grads Recipe Corner
Hungry? Food â€˜Fixesâ€™ For Students
Bell Peppers: Stuffed Many Ways!
Instant Microwave Cake and Toppings
8 Food Essentials Every Student Needs
Healthy Pita-Bread Pizza
Proper Agriculture Practices- 10 Principles of Food Sustainability
Safe and Nutritious Food â€“ 10 Principles of Food Sustainability
The 10 Principles of Food Industry Sustainability
Sustainability in the Food and Beverage Industry
The case for Co-op and Internships for students in food
How To Find a Food Company Thatâ€™s Changing the World
Food Science Jobs in a Budding Industry
Government Funding for Food Businesses: Part3- Developing Applications
Government Funding for Food Businesses: Part 2- Planning for Success
An Inspiring Tale of a Food Business That Lives Itâ€™s Values
Government Funding for Food Businesses: Part 1 â€“ Understanding Grants and Loans
Innovating Food with Post-Secondary Institutions
Top 6 Reasons to Hire a Recent Graduate in the Food & Beverage Industry
7 Ways FoodGrads Can Help Your Students
How to Find Maintenance Workers in Food Manufacturing
Hiring Students & Grads is BIG Business
Look for this ONE thing next time you eat at your favorite restaurant!
â€œGo Find The People You Wanna Be!â€
Time To Re-Think Your Hiring Methods?
Tell Us What You Thinkâ€¦.
A Taste of Whats To Come
Why YOU should attend SIAL Toronto
Clean Label Development: A Young Product Developerâ€™s Takeâ€¦
Starting a Food Business?
How To Attract Millennials
The Reason Small Companies Work For Grads!
The Best Advice for Employers in the Food & Beverage Industry
On the Challenges Facing the Food Industry in Recruitment
Evolution and Innovation in the Food Sector
A Challenge For Food & Beverage Innovators
First Jobsâ€™ of 14 Most Influential People in Food
A New Way to Learn About Careers in Food & Beverage!
Move Over Celebrity Chefs, Like It Or Not, Food Grads Are The New Rock Stars!
The Eggplant That Changed My Life
Steps to Success: A â€˜Sweetâ€™ Start-Up Story
Food is a Sexy Industry!
Schools Out; Time To Hit The Farm?
Amazon and Whole Foodsâ€¦Itâ€™s All Good!?!
And The Winner isâ€¦.
The Power Of Food Businesses To Do Good
Iâ€™m a Food Scientist, No One In The Food Industry Is Trying To Kill You!
Big Food: Bad Guys?
A Necessary Platform for the Food & Beverage Industry
Jamie Oliver Needs You â€“ Food Revolution Day
Taste Your Future
Students & Recent Grads, You REALLY Donâ€™t Want To Miss This!
For Immediate Release! Exciting News in Food + Beverage
Fun Facts from #Taste Your Future!