ST. FRANCIS –
Wixon Inc., a St. Francis-based flavors and seasonings
manufacturer, has hired Steve Padley as corporate chef.
be involved with research, development and presentations to key
accounts, the company said. He will also work with Wixon’s
technologists and chemists on enhancing taste, texture and
appearance of products.
brings more than 20 years of experience in new product
development and is a member of the American Culinary Federation
and Research Chefs Association. His most recent position was as
director of culinary innovation at Green Bay-based Pinnacle
excited to welcome Steve as Wixon's corporate chef and look
forward to his culinary strategies and solutions that deliver
winning items for our customers," said Peter Gottsacker, Wixon
president. "With his breadth of experience, Wixon anticipates
innovative, on-trend products for foodservice, consumer product,
industrial and protein markets.”
continues to focus on growth in the food service market by
combining food science with culinary artistry, the company said.