Chef Moosehopper
  • Male
  • United States
  • Inteligetn Ingredients
Share on Facebook
Share Twitter
  • Blog Posts
  • Discussions
  • Events
  • Groups
  • Photos
  • Photo Albums
  • Videos

Chef Moosehopper's connections

  • Billy Bishop
  • FoodCalc
  • Alyson Mar, RD
  • Merms
  • Patti
  • Doug Bond
  • The Tortilla Guy
  • Michael L. Atkinson
  • FohBoh
 

Chef Moosehopper's Page

Latest Activity

Profile Information

Title
Executive Chef / CEO
Company
Inteligetn Ingredients
What best describes my company
QSR
Interests
Deals
Personal Quote
I'd rather pay the supermarket or farmer for good eats than the doctor for eating BAD!
Biography
Chef MOOSEHOPPER – Bio-
Chef Kurt Stiles is Chef Moosehopper; the CEO and owner of Intelligent Ingredients, a food and beverage product development and marketing company based in Princeton, MN. Intelligent Ingredients provides contract product development services, along with private label, licensing, ingredient co-branding and marketing for its’ proprietary line of functional food and beverages. The companies’ niche` is creating natural and organic “Functional” food & beverages using Culinology as a base for developing each product. Chef Stiles has 30 years experience in the food and beverage industry, including chain and independent restaurants, stadium, business and industrial foodservice, hotels and his two of his own “Moosehopper” New England Coffee Café’s. Chef Stiles has also worked with dozens of small-to-medium volume ($5M-$100M in sales) food and beverage manufacturers, in addition to major retail brands such as; General Mills, Kellogg’s (Kashi & Morningstar) Sara Lee, Land O’ Lakes, Jennio Turkey, Dole Fruits, Subway and Caribou Coffee.

He has collaborated on all phases of corporate product development and manufacturing, working with Chefs, food scientists, technologists, manufacturing plants and top departmental executives. Stiles has both created and launched regional and national programs for new products in multiple categories; wholesale branded and private label, retail branded and private label, and general consumer products.

Chef Stiles is a published author, contributing to industry trade journals, magazines and web-sites. He is also a featured speaker and culinary collaborator, providing a critical view point and documented research on burgeoning trends, (Health & Wellness) alternative naturally occurring, functional ingredients for food and beverage products (Healthy Exotic, Functional Super Foods) at corporations, industry seminars, trade shows and culinary roundtables around the USA.

Chef Stiles sits on the advisory boards at Le Cordon Bleu Culinary School and Southwest Minnesota State (Culinology) Universities, as well as Virgo Publishing/Food Product Design Magazine’s Food Science Advisory Board, is the key contact for the Research Chef’s Association (RCA) North Central Region and the RCA’s Co-Chair for the National Strategic Alliance Committee.

Chef Stiles resides in Champlin, MN, with his wife Molly and his 1-1/2 year old son, “Lil’ Chef Oliver.
Years in the Industry
30

Comment Wall (4 comments)

You need to be a member of FohBoh to add comments!

Join FohBoh

At 2:58pm on July 7, 2009,
Non-Operator
Alyson Mar, RD
said…
Hi Chef Moosehopper,

Thanks for the add. Hope to talk to you soon!

Alyson
FoodCalc
At 7:33pm on May 28, 2008, The Tortilla Guy said…
Hey Chef I guess I will have to change the name and hope the dotcom is open !!! LOL I have some pictures of you at the Reagle Beagle check those out !!!
At 4:09am on February 8, 2008, The Tortilla Guy said…
Hey Chef , you might find some good contacts here I have !!! socila networking like this is a big way to increase your contacts !!! whats new ?
At 7:03pm on February 7, 2008, Chef Moosehopper said…
Hi Chef, Welcome to FohBoh! Feel free to join a group, comment on existing content, or post a blog or discussion on a topic of interest to the FohBoh community. Our members are from over 100 countries and all interested in communicating and connecting. Don't forget to check out our hot new Rewards Program where you actually earn stock in FohBoh as you participate.

Cheers!

Michael Atkinson
FohBoh Community Manager & Co-Founder
 
 
 

Advertisments

 

DEPARTMENTS

Social Wine Club for Craft Wineries

Smartbrief

Kids LiveWell atwitter over Twitter party

In its continuing effort to promote more nutritious and flavorful children's menu options, the NRA will hold a Twitter party  -More

Starbucks could become top on-premise wine seller in U.S.

Starbucks is planning to slowly expand its evening sales of wine, beer and small plates to thousands of selected stores throu -More

The evolving nature of snacks

Snacks have shifted from an after-school treat to a meal alternative as meal times become more fragmented.  -More

JOBS & CAREERS

Posting a job or finding a job starts here at FohBoh. Call us about special $25 posting packages to syndicate across all major jobs boards.

National News

Wahlburgers Announces Expansion Plans Including Franchise Agreement in Philadelphia

Wahlburgers has signed a franchise agreement with Hingham Associates, LLC that will bring five Wahlburgers to the metropolitan Philadelphia area over the next several years. The franchise group is actively looking at sites and is targeting a late 2014-early 2015 opening for its first restaurant.

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. First Quarter 2014 Revenue Up 24.4%

Comparable restaurant sales increased 13.4% - Restaurant level operating margin was 25.9%, a decrease of 40 basis points

Jamba Juice Announces Grand Opening of New St. Louis, MO Location

Jamba Juice Company announced the brand’s continued expansion in the St. Louis market with the opening of a Jamba Juice® store at 11477 Olive Blvd. on April 16, 2014.

Expert in Real Estate Analytics Joins Luna Grill

Luna Grill, the San Diego-based Mediterranean restaurant chain, is welcoming retail real estate industry veteran Greg Thorburn to its leadership team. Thorburn has been brought on board to fill the newly created position of Vice-President of Real Estate.

Rita's Italian Ice Awards Area Development Agreement for Kansas

Rita's Italian Ice has awarded franchise and area development agreements for Kansas and the Kansas City area, which extends to the Missouri side of the city, to franchisees and local residents Jay Miller, Jeff Miller and Pat Reilly.

CROWD FUNDING

If you are looking for capital to start or grow your restaurant, create the next 501c3, develop and launch the next app for the restaurant industry,or want to help your peers in some meaningful way, we want to know about it.

TED TALKS VIDEO

TED: Matthew Carter: My life in typefaces - Matthew Carter (2014)

Pick up a book, magazine or screen, and more than likely you'll come across some typography designed by Matthew Carter. In this charming talk, the man behind typefaces such as Verdana, Georgia and Bell Centennial (designed just for phone books -- remember them?), takes us on a spin through a career focused on the very last pixel of each letter of a font.

TED: Jeremy Kasdin: The flower-shaped starshade that might help us detect Earth-like planets - Jeremy Kasdin (2014)

Astronomers believe that every star in the galaxy has a planet, one fifth of which might harbor life. Only we haven't seen any of them -- yet. Jeremy Kasdin and his team are looking to change that with the design and engineering of an extraordinary piece of equipment: a flower petal-shaped "starshade" that allows a telescope to photograph planets from 50,000 kilometers away. It is, he says, the "coolest possible science."

TED: Norman Spack: How I help transgender teens become who they want to be - Norman Spack (2013)

Puberty is an awkward time for just about everybody, but for transgender teens it can be a nightmare, as they grow overnight into bodies they aren't comfortable with. In a heartfelt talk, endocrinologist Norman Spack tells a personal story of how he became one of the few doctors in the US to treat minors with hormone replacement therapy. By staving off the effects of puberty, Spack gives trans teens the time they need. (Filmed at TEDxBeaconStreet.)

TED: Jennifer Senior: For parents, happiness is a very high bar - Jennifer Senior (2014)

The parenting section of the bookstore is overwhelming—it's "a giant, candy-colored monument to our collective panic," as writer Jennifer Senior puts it. Why is parenthood filled with so much anxiety? Because the goal of modern, middle-class parents—to raise happy children—is so elusive. In this honest talk, she offers some kinder and more achievable aims.

© 2014   Created by FohBoh.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service