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Kate Jacoby

Chef Kate Jacoby
Vedge Restaurant

Chef Kate Jacoby studied French and Sociology at Georgetown. In 2001, she switched gears to join Landau at Horizons, the restaurant she had already grown to know and love as a customer. Her work in the kitchen beside Landau helped hone her pastry skills and shaped her approach to desserts. A James Beard Nominated Pastry Chef and a Certified Sommelier, her recent focus also includes overseeing the Beverage Program.


Future of Innovation: Where Insights Meet Actions for "Crave-Worthy" New Products

Although the retail and foodservice channels are distinctively different, product developers share the same goals—to identify actionable consumer insights and create the ultimate crave-worthy product. Listen in as SRG Managing Director/Partner Amy Shipley profiles two Philadelphia-area legends: retail coffee giant La Colombe Coffee Roasters, and VEDGE, one on the nation’s leading vegetable-based restaurants. Shipley talks trends and tastes with La Colombe SVP Brand and Marketing Kathryn O'Connor, James Beard nominated Chef and VEDGE Co-Founder Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby, Chef/Co-Founder of VEDGE.