Charlie-BaggsAs Chief Executive Chef and founder of Charlie Baggs Culinary Innovations, Chef Charlie inspires his team of chefs, scientists, nutritionists, brand specialists/marketers, stylists and photographers to develop innovative solutions for clients looking to break through the ordinary in the foodservice industry.  For over fifteen years, Chef Charlie has parlayed his passion for hospitality, his CIA training and his culinary instincts into a successful consulting organization helping food and ingredient manufacturers, restaurants, institutions and entrepreneurs grow their businesses.  The CBCI team uses an end-user focused approach and collaborates with its clients on product development, new item commercialization, national account representation, technical lab analyses, concept development, portfolio reviews & benchmarking, marketing & consumer insights, and culinary training.  Chef Charlie is a recognized speaker, teacher and author in the industry and sponsors a coveted employer-of-choice intern program.