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Church’s Chicken adds Eric Stein as new international research and design chef

Church’s Chicken has named Eric Stein as its international research and design chef.
Church’s Chicken has named Eric Stein as its international research and design chef.

Church’s Chicken and its international sister brands Texas Chicken and Church’s Texas Chicken, has added to its research and development team with a new hire in the international test kitchen.

Backed by more than 15 years of culinary experience and work in foodservice product innovations, Eric Stein joins the Church’s family as international research and design chef.

Most recently serving as culinary innovation manager for Buffalo Wild Wings, Stein brings a passion for emerging trends in flavour and creating new menu concepts.

“I am beyond thrilled to serve the brand through culinary innovation and new product development,” said Stein. “The legacy of brand integrity and successful leadership made joining Church’s a great option for me, and I look forward to contributing both creatively and in mentorship for the team.”

Prior to his position with Buffalo Wild Wings, Stein served as executive chef, menu administration for GateGourmet, executing 200 million first-class, premium, and business-class in-flight meals delivered from 100 flight kitchens in more than 25 countries. His culinary experience also includes work at Newly Weds Foods, Johnson & Wales University, and The Greenbrier Hotel and Spa.

In his new position, Stein will leverage his culinary creativity to further operations in brand-directed new product development. His role will include ideation and recipe development, consumer validation, as well as working closely with franchisees to successfully launch localized new menu products.

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  1. May I have your Fudgy peanut butter and chocolate truffle ice cream pie made with crushed Ritz crackers please? I saw it in a magazine and it looks absolutely amazing!!!
    Thank you kindly,
    Jacinta Futer

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