American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One whose profession is blending artificially isolated chemicals to create the taste and smell of a particular food.
“Perfumers need adoration," said Ms. Wright, a flavorist at International Flavors and Fragrances, who declined to divulge her age.”
“A flavorist knows not only the right combinations but the precise potency.”
“Salt has a tremendous effect on chocolate because it brings out the savoriness and the yeasty notes," says Marie Wright , vice president and senior flavorist at manufacturer International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.”
“Whereas a perfumer can invent commercially successful aromas that are totally nonrepresentational — a Pollock in a crystal bottle — the flavorist must still respect the deeply held conservatism that people tend to hold when it comes to putting food in their mouths.”
“Low had a degree in microbiology from the University of New Hampshire, but her claim to fame is her work as the flavorist who created Cap'n Crunch.”
“To get some insight into that, we called scientist Dennis Kujawski, a senior flavorist at International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. of New York, which has built a $2 billion-a-year business creating tastes and smells (though not with wine, which would say something like "contains flavorings" if it did include anything IFF produced).”
“The greatest flavorist of them all: Mother Nature.”
“The flavorist asked whether the Food and Drug Administration would even allow nanoingredients.”
“In one corner of the convention center, a chemist, a flavorist and two food-marketing specialists clustered around a large chart of the Periodic Table of Elements (think back to high school science class).”
“The scientist was the chief flavorist at Cadbury, and they made their prototype tongue depressor.”
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