Marc has 40 years of CPG and foodservice experience. Combining his interest in pedagogy, food, and the arts, Marc embarked on his professional career as a chef, a restaurant and bakery consultant, and as a Chef Instructor at the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco. In 1992, he co-founded CCD Innovation, a new product development and commercialization agency for the food and beverage industry. Marc’s primary responsibilities are to direct and oversee the range of product development services offered by CCDI as well as to manage the 104-member Chefs’ Council. CCDI’s clients include most of the largest international Fortune 500 food manufacturers and restaurant chains.