Kelly Sayko is a classically trained in culinary and pastry arts. She is well known and respected in the CPG and commercial food service industries for her contributions to full-cycle product development. She has worked directly with manufacturers such as Nestle’, Functional Formulation Blending and Flavor Houses, Commodity Boards, Packaging Developers and Packaging Development Equipment companies.
This background has given her great knowledge from the formulation of products to back of house food preparation techniques and equipment. Kelly’s dedication to the food industry is visible in many ways. She contributes to research protocol and trade articles, develops new products, formulation, participates in strategic planning and instructs classes at various venues in the food industry.
Along with her culinary experience, Kelly has earned both a Bachelor of Science in Global Marketing and Business Science, and an MBA from Averett University. Kelly has worked as a product manager for Hamilton Beach and currently with Hillphoenix. She has a passion for food, the techniques used in restaurants and direct experience with customers and industry that will bring a fresh perspective to your food programs.