Christine Doerr has hosted 4 episodes.
She co-owns Kitchen 519, a shared-use commercial kitchen in the San Francisco Bay Area where she and her co-host Tammy Tan work with an exclusive and hand-picked group of talented food entrepreneurs on the cutting edge of culinary excellence (and record this podcast!).
Christine founded NeoCocoa in 2008, with the help of La Cocina, a non-proﬁt incubation program that helps female food entrepreneurs start and grow their business. In the years since founding NeoCocoa, she has garnered some serious accolades. She was most awarded at the 2011 San Francisco International Chocolate Salon with multiple awards including Best Truﬄe and Most Luxurious Chocolate Experience. In 2011, she was honored with the distinction of being named a top 10 North American Chocolatier by Dessert Professional magazine. In 2016 the Toffee Nib Brittle won a Good Food Award and in 2017 the Black Sesame Seed Brittle won a gold sofi (Specialty Outstanding Food Innovation) from the Specialty Food Association.
Christine continues to expand her product offering beyond her initial “Hearts of Chocolate” line of ganache truﬄes, creating a variety of other chocolate confections including barks, toffees, and chocolate covered marshmallows. She also serves on the Chef’s Council at CCD Inovations Inc and the is on the Pastry Program Advisory Committee (PAC) at the International Culinary Center.
Tammy Tan has hosted 4 episodes.
She co-owns Kitchen 519, a shared-use commercial kitchen in the San Francisco Bay Area where she and her co-host Christine Doerr work with an exclusive and hand-picked group of talented food entrepreneurs on the cutting edge of culinary excellence (and record this podcast!).
Motivated by her extensive travels and passion for food, Tammy founded Spice Hound in March 2007 to introduce people to unique flavors and aromas through spices, selling at a kiosk in San Jose before moving into farmers markets, festivals and two retail stores. She is now predominently an online retailer.