Young to executive chef of Kraft Food Ingredients

by Keith Nunes
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MEMPHIS, TENN. — Chef Justin Young has been named the new executive chef of Kraft Food Ingredients. Mr. Young will lead the Kraft Food Ingredients culinary team in creating applications and identifying emerging food trends.

Mr. Young is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University, College of Culinary Arts in Charleston, S.C. He trained and worked in Lyon, France for one year as an apprentice for French Master Chef Pierre Orsi.

"Chef Young really has a pulse on emerging trends in the food industry and this provides a strong foundation for our culinary team," said Paul Kenny, marketing director for Kraft Food Ingredients. "His creativity, classical culinary training and dedication to excellence are a big benefit to Kraft Food Ingredients and ultimately to our customers."

Mr. Young joined Kraft Food Ingredients in early 2007 and was the company’s chef de cuisine before being promoted to executive chef.

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