Project Taste Test

Through a partnership with PepsiCo Foodservice, Project Taste Test is an ongoing video series that features leading industry executives and gives advice to ProStart students seeking a foodservice career.

Classroom materials for educators that accompany the videos can be found here

Project Taste Test’s first video features PepsiCo Corporate Executive Research Chef, Stephen Kalil.




Project Taste Test’s second video features president and chief executive officer of K-MAC Enterprises, Sam Fiori.


Project Taste Test’s third video features Chef Gidget Wickham, executive chef at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, and Chef Percy Whatley, executive chef of The Ahwahnee hotel at Yosemite National Park and a regional executive chef for the company. 


Project Taste Test’s fourth video features Jesus Cibrian, executive chef at Centerplate, an international foodservice management company, who currently oversees foodservice operations at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California.




​Project Taste Test’s fifth video features Jett Mora, sous chef with Wolfgang Puck Catering, and is hosted by celebrity executive chef and television personality Jet Tila.