Meet Chef Andrew Hunter

Meet the Chef

Chef Andrew is considered one of the country’s leading research and development chefs.

He is head of culinary development for Wolfgang Puck Worldwide, executive chef for Niman Ranch, global development chef for Kikkoman, and the culinary innovation partner for The Mushroom Council.

He is Co-Founder of Kogi L.A. Street Sauces and HiNote, a plant-based, chef-driven seasoning company.

Andrew’s practice focuses on menu and operations development for restaurant groups; translating commodity crops into foodservice products for farmers; and product commercialization for industrial clients. He maintains clients in Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and the United States. 

Andrew appeared as the R&D expert on Lifetime’s series, SupermarketSuperstar, was a season regular on CNBC’s Restaurant Startup, and was featured in Morgan Spurlock’s Super-Size Me 2.

Andrew earned an AOS in culinary arts from the Culinary Institute of America, a BA in culinary history from New College, and an MA in museum studies from San Francisco State University. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two sons.

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