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Design and Food Design consultant, teacher, researcher, speaker, writer, content creator.

See the full list of projects I'm currently involved in.


Author of the complete Food Design Thinking methodology.

Visiting professor at various universities. See full list here

Founder of Online School of Food Design

Date: November 2015 – at present

Co-Founder of International Center for Food Design

Date: August 2023 - at present

Featured in Documentary Food & Design

Released in November 2023

Read my blogpost about it

Watch the trailer

Ph.D. examination board member

Thesis title: Food Design for a better food cultureRedesigning restaurants´ Food Systems

A thesis presented to the Arts and Design Post Graduation Program of PUC-Rio

Doctoral acndidate: Ellen Gonzalez

Date: Aug 2023

Food Design and Food Design Thinking consultant

Date: 2012 - at present

Main Clients:

• Goody - January 2023 - at present

• Indigo Concept (Spain) - September-2021 - at present

• Namlyeh and Goethe Institut (Jordan) - Novemver-December 2021

• Ivoro (Spain) - April-June 2019, May-September 2020

• Tetra Pak - November 2020

• Barilla s.r.l (Italy) - April-June 2019

• ZODIAC Aerospace (Netherlands) - 2015

• Pepsi Co. - Pepsi Global, Food and Drink (USA) - 2012 - 2013

See full list of clients and services



See full teaching career

Date: 2012 – at present


Founding Editor of International Journal of Food Design. Published by Intellect. August 2014 - at present.


Co-Chair and Chair of Reviewing Committee of the Second International Conference on Food Design. November 5-7, 2015. The New School, New York, USA.


Guest Editor of Special Issue on Food Design
. This special issue was the first academic publication on Food Design

Journal: Hospitality & Society, Vol 3: Issue 3, pages 181-187 (2013) Date: 2012 - 2013


Chair and Organizer of the International Conference on Designing Food and Designing for Food. This was the first ever international academic conference on Food Design

Date: June 28-29, 2012.

Location: London Metropolitan University, London, UK


Chair and Organizer of the 1st International Symposium on Food Experience Design. November 9, 2010. London Metropolitan University, London, UK.


Co-Curator of the 6th Food Design® Competition. 2009 - 2010


Co-Curator of the London Exhibition for the 6th Food Design® Competition. November 9 - 26, 2010. London Metropolitan University, Parker Gallery, 41 Commercial Road


Founder of International Food Design Society. 2009


Founding member of Red Latinoamericana de Food Design (redLaFD) October 2013


Visiting Scholar at Food & Brand Lab, Cornell University. April 1, 2009 – September 30, 2009
. Food & Brand Lab, Cornell University. 109-110 Warren Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853


Judge for Cumulus Green 2022

Orgnised by Cumulus

Date: May 3, 2022


Judge for Food Design competition 1st National Industrial Food Design Competition
Organized by Istanbul Cereals, Pulses, Oil Seeds And Products Exporters Union
Date: December 2013 – May 2013 


Judge for the Food Design competition Grandma’s Design

Date: May 2013 


Judge for The Grocer Food & Drink Awards 

Date: March 2011

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