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International Association of Culinary Professionals
  • Terry Pranses is an active member of IACP, with involvement in the Marketing Communicators Section.
  • We have played a key role with the “Tomorrow’s Table” Trends Initiative.
    • That’s included moderating a focus group of industry leaders on the Blending of Ethnic Cuisines. This included leading chefs, editors, cooking school directors, test kitchen managers and food company marketers.
    • Terry helped design, field and analyze the online, quantitative portion of this study with waves focused on the roles of Emerging Ethnic Cuisines and Convenience Strategies. Both have been published and shared with IACP members.
  • Terry has served on an IACP committee focused on membership activities.
Stagnito’s New Products Magazine
  • Terry wrote an article on In-Store Ethnographies … an exciting way to find out what foods people buy and why.
  • We provided extensive insights, quotes and contacts to editors for a cover article on New Product Launches.
The Hungry Mind (Published by PRSA and IACP)
  • A cover story featured our insights on the crucial impact of Package Design.
Experience Profile
  • Our work in this segment has included projects with such product leaders as: Alouette, Bindi/Manzoni, Chavrie, Community Markets, Hero, Lyle’s, Medaglia D’Oro, National Starch Food Innovation, PAM, Pepperidge Farm, Pompeian, Remy Martin, Seabrook Farms and Vlasic.
  • We’ve worked for two important industry professional groups: International Association of Culinary Professionals and New York Women’s Culinary Association.
  • “I had the pleasure of working with Terry several times as we surveyed the members of International Association of Culinary Professionals. As we worked through a strategic planning process, Terry helped us understand the priorities of food, beverage and related media professionals. His qualitative and quantitative insights helped us form a short-term and long-term plan. Terry made each phase of the process enjoyable and I highly recommend him.”
    Meredith Deeds
    Culinary Consultant / Former CEO of IACP
  • "Terry always gets totally immersed in every project we give him. Our food & beverage accounts
    seem to welcome his insight and his contributions. His excellent understanding of the food business is invaluable to us."
    Bill DeCorso
    Block & DeCorso
  • "I’ve collaborated with Terry on several online trend surveys for the International Association of
    Culinary Professionals. I know his questionnaire development and results analysis to be precise, thorough, and highly professional with a keen insight to market research
    nuances. As an added bonus, he is a pleasure to work with!"
    Eleanor Hanson
    Managing Partner
    FoodWatch, a trend services company
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