B2B Fruit Solutions

Meet our Culinary Team

Chef James Bickmore-Hutt

Culinary R&D Manager
Born in Sydney, Australia
Bachelors Degree in Culinary Science- CIA
Former Lead Engineer and Specialist in 3D Printing of Food at the CIA
Now responsible for new product development, ingredient functionality research and recipe creation

Chef Ken

Certified Executive Chef
Member of American Culinary Federation (ACF)
Owned and operated QSR franchises for 8 years
Certified ALF Director
Foodservice Director for senior care facilities.
US Army Veteran.

Sunshine Chefs

Meet our Sunshine Chefs! We're thrilled to be partnering with some of the brightest rising stars in the industry to inspire other chefs, restaurant owners and operators with fresh ways to showcase our delicous fruits in a variety of dishes, desserts and cocktails. Be sure to check out their social platforms to engage with their creations and learn more about how our portfolio can power global menu offerings and deliver unique, seasonal and trendy flavors!

Shannon Mustipher

Megan Marlow

Community Outreach

In order to bring healthier options to menus, we've asked chefs from across the country to share their own recipe creations featuring Dole Packaged Fruit. To thank them from their time, we have donated $500 of DOLE products to a local charity of their choice. Check out our most recent stories.

October 21

Chef Candice


September 21

Chef Tamar Poyser

Project Feeding Kids

February 21

Chef Jason and Erin “Cricket” Borajkiewicz

Dunedin Cares Inc

January 21

Chef Nick Wallace

Children's Foundation of Mississippi

January 21

Chef Gia Stanley

The Underground Kitchen

January 2021

Chef Yia Vang

Second Harvest Heartland

January 2020

Chef Ralph Degala

Asian Pacific Islander Forward Movement (APIFM)

December 2019

Chef Rachel Bennett

A Kid's Place