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Chefs Culinary Corner

Our skilled chefs share their inspirations and tips for creating menu success.

Inspiration Guides

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Tasty Travels with Chef Patty

Tasty Travels with Chef Patty

When planning her next great adventure, local cuisine and culinary discovery play a major role in Chef Patty’s decision. From Thailand and Cambodia to France, Mexico and more-domestic locales, the flavors of each delicious destination have inspired her in more ways than one.

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More Than Just Desserts

More Than Just Desserts

Fun, exciting, joyful, novel, unexpected, Instagrammable: just a few of the attributes operators hope their dishes will evoke. Here we share some of Mondelēz International Foodservice Chef Patty Mitchell’s insights and recipes for letting beloved products shine across your menu—not just in desserts.

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Inspirational Food Tours for Curious Chefs

Inspirational Food Tours for Curious Chefs

Food tours can help chefs and operators find valuable insights and inspiration—even in their very own neighborhoods. Mondelēz International Foodservice Chef Patty Mitchell explains how to organize a food tour with purpose, and use your observations to update and improve your menu.

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Update on the Classics

Update on the Classics

Most consumers admit they are looking for something new when dining out. That gives chefs a lot of room to play with new recipes and cutting-edge flavor combos. We asked Mondelēz International Foodservice Executive Chef Patty Mitchell to weigh in on the nostalgic trend and share some of her favorite reimagined recipes.

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Ingredient Insider

Ingredient Insider

Learn the secrets to great ingredients. From an unexpected flavor to using a traditional ingredient in a totally unexpected way, see how experimenting with flavor shapes Chef Patty’s innovations.

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Adapting to the Times

Adapting to the Times

With technology and trends developing faster than ever before, it can be a challenge for chefs and operators to keep up—and to know which are relevant for their operations. Mondelēz International Foodservice Chef Patty Mitchell helps us focus on the major industry trends that warrant operator attention right now, including the move towards smaller plates, profitable dessert cocktails and the delivery economy.

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Chef-Favorite Recipes

The Home of Culinary Innovation

Mondelēz International Foodservice is proud to have innovative chefs, like Chef Patty, who specializes in everything from flavor forecasting to recipe ideation on staff. See what inspires her in and out of the kitchen and learn helpful ways you can bring big ideas to your menu.

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Chef Patty Mitchell

Executive Chef Patty Mitchell prides herself on producing the highest-quality pastries, confections, ice creams, wedding cakes and baked goods in fine hotels, restaurants and the manufacturing industry. A Culinary Institute of America graduate, Chef Patty has built her career as a pastry chef and recipe innovator working with major manufacturers and brands including CHIPS AHOY! Cookies, PREMIUM Saltine Crackers, HONEY MAID Graham Crackers and—her favorite—OREO Cookies, among many others.

Chef Patty works with customers and manufacturers to create delicious menu options for restaurants, in-store bakeries, c-stores and many other foodservice segments. Chef Patty holds the following certifications and professional memberships: Certified Research Chef from the Research Chefs Association, Certified Master Baker by Retail Bakers of America (2009), Certified Research Chef (2017) and is on the Certification committee of the Research Chefs Association.