Culinology -- December 2013 - (Page 36)

MEMBER PROFILE Thomas Haefer of Tyson Foods thrives on solving problems T homas Haefer doesn't see the world through his Harley, but he does view it through his Moto Guzzi. No, a Moto Guzzi isn't an exotic dish, but an Italianmade motorcycle, the Lamborghini of cycles, for those in the know, because it's unique and cool. This R&D manager/research chef for Springdale, Ark.-based Tyson Foods Inc. owns four Moto Guzzis and considers them one of his passions. He also owns two other motorcycles and has been an "easy rider" on and off since the 60s, he said. "I guess you could say it's an escape and a hobby - an adventure," Mr. Haefer said. "It's hard to describe, but once you start riding, it just stays with you. I also like going camping on a motorcycle because you can get off by yourself and forget about all the daily stress in life." Every day on the job for Mr. Haefer can be an adventure as well as a journey as the company strives to deliver the best products to its customers. Mr. Haefer works at Tyson's R&D/ manufacturing facility in Fort Worth, Texas, and develops frozen soups and sauces with his 36 | Culinology | DECEMBER 2013

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Culinology -- December 2013

Culinology -- December 2013
Table of Contents
President's Letter - Passion leads to success
Emerging Trends - Fitter food service fare coming into focus
Menu Trends - A Dish by Any Other Name
Dessert - Desert Trends 2014
Healthy Children - Child's Play
Children's recipe challenge
Member Profile - R&D Road Show
Petits Fours
Upcoming Events/Ad Index

Culinology -- December 2013