Our founder is among the nation’s most well-respected and experienced professionals:

Mark Graham

Managing Partner


Mark attended Columbia University in the City of New York, and is a graduate and former Fellow of the Culinary Institute of America. His career highlights include: Chef/Owner the Winking Sow, Managing Partner, Bois d’arc; Executive Chef for television and radio station NBC Chicago; Executive Chef at the Walnut Room in Marshall Field’s State Street, Chicago; Test Kitchen Chef, Good Eating section of the Chicago Tribune; Chef Instructor at Sur la Table, the Chopping Block, and Saucee & Savoree; Senior Corporate Chef at National Starch Food Innovation; Product Development Manager at Starbucks Coffee Company; featured speaker at the January 2009 conference, World of Healthy Flavors, at the Greystone campus of the Culinary Institute of America, in Napa, CA; Corporate Executive Chef at Basic American Foods; Executive Chef at New Seasons Market, and featured speaker at the 2014 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) convention, featured speaker at Deli 1on1 Conference 2016.


New Food Studio
3914 N Broadway Street
Unit 2A
Chicago, IL 60613