Insights from our professional panel


We gathered a group of chefs from a variety of industries across foodservice
to weigh in on the impact of sweet and savory applications across the menu.

Chef Thomas Kim

Chef Thomas Kim

Culinary Services Director at

Aegis Living Redmond, WA

Sticky Smithfield Ham Potatoes

Chef Tristen

Chef Tristen Epps

Company Owner at Epps

& Flow Culinary LLC — Miami, FL

Creamed Corn with Smithfield Maple Sausage

Heirloom Carrots Glazed with Date and Smithfield Bacon Syrup

Chef Michael Bonner

Chef Mychael Bonner

Chef Partner at

Lettuce Entertain You — Chicago, IL

Margherita Pepperoni Pizza with
Smoked Jalapeño Glaze

Brown Sugar Jerk Wings

Chef Jessica Quiet

Chef Jessica Quiet

Pastry Chef at Hyatt Hotels

Corporation — Stowe, VT

Smithfield Ham Hummingbird Cakes

Chef Fionna España

Chef Fionna España

President of Chef de Cuisine

Association LA —Pomona, CA

Mexican Hot Chocolate Mousse
with Margherita Capicola

Salami Tres Leches Pound Cake with Spiced Cream