The Sweet Route to Dessertpreneurship

What’s the first thing we do when there’s a professional interest we want to pursue—such as entrepreneurship for example—or a skill we want to elevate? We look for the best route to help us achieve that goal. For professional dessert artisans, the perfect route to “dessertpreneurship“—dessert-based entrepreneurship—lie in five different locations: Charlotte, North Carolina; Ft.… Read more »

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HR Corner: What’s Behind That Smile?

Written by guest blogger, Lynne Lee, human resources manager, PreGel America.  Published for Mental Health Awareness Month.    Most people are familiar with clowns – comical, mime-like performers who dress up in colorful, elaborate costumes and wigs, oftentimes with a huge smile painted on their made-up faces in effort to bring other people joy. How… Read more »

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Uncommon Herbs: Peppermint Is Out, Lemon Balm Is In

Written by guest blogger, Christiane Carter, Marketing Support Specialist, PreGel America,  just in time for spring!   It’s not unheard of for culinary artists to branch out and try new, adventurous ingredients when they create show-stopping recipes. Nowadays, the race to discover new herbs and their culinary uses is trending, and I’ve listed a few… Read more »

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What’s Your reMix?

I recently read an article by Elisabeth Sherman of www.thekitchn.com about “Food Sins,” inspired by a Reddit thread. The focus was on  strange food combinations that some people swear by, one being peanut butter on top of cold pizza. I was immediately intrigued and amused by some of the examples she listed. And the article sparked… Read more »

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Mother’s, Mothers’, Mothers Day!

There are three ways to spell it: Mother’s, Mothers’, or Mothers Day. Which do you prefer?     Currently, there’s an ongoing debate about the validity of each spelling, and, to me, they all make sense: When an apostrophe is used before the s, that makes the day possessive to one singular mother. When the… Read more »

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Boutique Style Petit Gateaux with Chef Amaury Guichon

In his return to the PreGel America 5-Star Pastry Series®, Chef Amaury Guichon, international pastry instructor, wowed chefs from all over the world with his out-of-the-box techniques and imaginative style. He demonstrated an array of boutique style petit gateaux, each inspired by day to day items such as mushrooms, coconuts, and much more.   The… Read more »

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Pistachios: What’s the Difference?

What’s the first thing you do when you want to know something? You ask! Whether it’s another person (or in many cases, Google), you seek the information necessary to quench your “curiosity thirst.” This includes information about pistachios … more specifically, PreGel Pistachio Traditional Pastes.   So, artisan chefs who enjoy creating pistachio-flavored specialty frozen… Read more »

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Trending is Always on Trend…

We ended 2018 highlighting the flavor trends that were set to take over dessert and drink menus in 2019. And though we’re only two months into the New Year, more trends keep showing up! From frozen dessert to beverages to pastry, below is a collection of the newest round of trending innovation and ingredients that… Read more »

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Each One, Teach One

They say that storytelling is the best form of teaching because the lessons resonate better with the listener. Some could argue that making the decision to go into business (or invest in one) is an instance that requires learning by way of gathering A LOT of knowledge. However, I would imagine that the more stories… Read more »

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Get Ready to See A Lot of Green!

Woot! Woot! Party over here (and there)!   In America, we tend to celebrate lots of different things. Among them are sports, music, cinema, food (there’s a different food holiday almost every day), and patron saints like Valentine and Patrick!   It was only a few weeks ago when we paid homage to St. Valentine,… Read more »

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Inspiration: Service

Service—not to be confused with ServIce®—is said to be the biggest act of kindness there is. Just last week I was watching a video of an internal company presentation featuring our Managing Director, Marco Casol. There in Italy, he was addressing an audience of more than 300 PreGel team members from around the world, and,… Read more »

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Save the Date…(s)!

It’s time to get excited! Why? Because trade show season is in full swing. We want to ensure you have plenty of time to make plans and join us at some of the foodservice industry’s most important events, as well as our PreGel International Training Centers in-house events.   So why should you make time… Read more »

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