SEATTLE — Clean label food product consultancy CuliNex, LLC added culinologist Joseph Choi to its product development team. With experience in food science and flavor development, Mr. Choi will create prototypes for clients spanning emerging brands to multi-billion-dollar consumer packaged good companies.

Mr. Choi brings 16 years of restaurant industry experience to CuliNex. He most recently was executive sous chef at Herban Feast Catering & Events. Before that he was a research and development chef at Suji’s Korean Cuisine. He studied biochemistry at Washington State University before expanding his education, receiving a bachelor of professional studies in culinary science and an associate of occupational studies in culinary arts at The Culinary Institute of America.

Founded in 2005, CuliNex is a food development partner offering a variety of services to assist clients in innovating clean label product concepts through commercialization.