Laura Cook Newman

Laura Cook Newman is a professional Chef and Training Manager for a Fortune 500 food manufacturer. She earned her chops at Johnson & Wales University, has an MBA in Marketing and hosts a blog for behind-the-scenes insights on the food service industry. Contact her at

Articles by Laura Cook Newman

Chef Laura: Don’t DIY
Best to leave some things to the experts

Chef Laura: Take me out to the ball game
Getting around Denver this spring

Chef Laura: Consciously uncoupling
How to quit with class

Chef Laura: Take a number
Is your deli ready to go digital?

Chef Laura: Avoid the Krispy Kreme effect
Why two decks are better than one

Chef Laura: Luck o’ the Irish
Got garnishes: Gimmick or tradition?

Chef Laura: Food labels of the future
Portioning out some knowledge

Chef Laura: Secrets of manipulative menus
Sublimnal marketing is all around us

Chef Laura: Time to dine
Happy anniversary, Restaurant Week!

Chef Laura: Thorns and roses
A debriefing game

Chef Laura: The 52 Week Money Challenge
Slow and steady wins

Chef Laura: “Omaha!” and flying fish
Throw in a little fun at work

Chef Laura: The secret 30/70 rule
The weight-loss truth you need to hear

Chef Laura: The corporate athlete
Part One: It's go time!

Chef Laura predicts: Hop, skip and go naked in 2014
The year ahead for foodies

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