Barb Stuckey

Search the Library catalog for titles by Barb Stuckey.

Barb Stuckey

Barb spent her formative years in a Chinese restaurant her best friend's parents owned in suburban Baltimore. There she absorbed a love of the restaurant business through the pores of her skin as she did the sweet, oil-born aroma of fried eggrolls and shrimp toast. She pursued a career in the food service industry after college, earning a graduate degree from Cornell University's Hotel School along the way. Barb is currently Executive Vice President of Marketing & Sales at Mattson, the country's largest independent developer of foods and beverages for the chain restaurant and retail foods industries. Barb is known as a food trend, innovation, consumer insights, and product development expert.

Throughout her career, Barb has written articles for journals such as The Morning Cup, an industry newsletter distributed to 6000+ food industry executives, and Culinary Currents, the newsletter of the Research Chefs Association. She's also written opinion pieces for the San Francisco Chronicle and a Q&A column for Chow Magazine (now Barb's daily job at Mattson requires her to taste food and figure ou t how to make it better. After more than a decade of doing this, she's honed her tasting skills and her ability to help others make food taste better. She'll be sharing this insight with the world when her first book called Taste What You're Missing is published in March, 2012. It will be the first book about th e science of taste that's written for the general public.

Barb lives with her fiance and splits her time between San Francisco and Healdsburg, in the heart of Sonona wine country.

View profile at Novelist Plus (requires library card) or at LibraryThing.

Place of residence
wolfram alpha logo



No ebooks available at this time. Please get in touch if you would like to make an ebook available to the Library community. Read more about our ebooks policy for local authors here.

Open Library
Title Subject

Corrections and contributions

Found an error with this profile? Would like to suggest a more precise LibraryThing url or provide us with the author's Open Library id? We are looking for assistance from users of this site to make it as accurate and helpful as possible.