Mike Kostyo, Food Trendologist and Senior Managing Editor at Datassential, an industry-leading market research and trends company, reveals the top food trends to watch from their FoodBytes: 2021 Annual Food Trends Forecast report. With all of us locked down and exhausted in our Covid kitchens, these flavor combos, ingredients, and cuisines from trends like Modern Comfort Food to Health and Immunity Boosters offer windows of inspiration, creative hope and ideas for exploring and building your own life menu. Stay sane and safe! 😊 Nickie
ABOUT MIKE KOSTYO: At Datassential, Kostyo oversees the company's seven TrendSpotting magazines, custom client publications, and leads trend immersion tours and ideation sessions across the country. He was a recurring guest on Fusion TV's "The AV Club Show"; has been featured on WGN Radio, CBS Radio, and Gimlet Media's "Why We Eat What We Eat" podcast; is regularly featured in newspapers and magazines; speaks at numerous conferences across the country annually, and he was a judge on Food Network's "Eating America." He has a master’s in gastronomy from Boston University, plus certificates in culinary arts, baking arts, wine, and artisanal cheese production. In his spare time, he teaches cooking classes and co-founded a monthly food swap in Chicago.
Get the report here: FoodBytes: 2021 Annual Food Trends Forecast
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