Our Flavour Gurus are real characters, from the Mad Scientist to the Angry Chef. Which one matches your personality?Read More - QUIZ: What’s Your Flavour Guru Personality? Read More
Kirsten Schimoler has been living the dream (developing new flavours at Ben & Jerry’s) since 2009. As Kirsten explains it, she’s technically a scientist but what she’s really into is “playing with food.”
“The thing about Flavour Gurus is that we’re all a little weird,” she says. “There’s a reason we call it Bizarre & D instead of R&D.” What Kirsten means is that Flavour Gurus have a different outlook on the world...and food. They can imagine totally unique combinations of flavours that others wouldn’t dream of trying. When it works, it’s pure magic.
Kirsten backs up her creativity in the kitchen with heavy doses of research. “Inspiration comes from everywhere,” Kirsten says. She travels the world on Flavour Guru Trend Treks. From dawn to the wee hours she’ll explore restaurants, bakeries, candy shops, and cocktail bars looking for her next great flavour idea.
Find out more about Kirsten’s road to her dream job in our latest Flavour Guru story:
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New flavours are coming soon!Read More - Get the Scoop on our new flavour launches coming soon Read More
Looking for some fun facts for Trivia Night! Here are 42 weird, wacky, and totally random facts about Ben & Jerry's.Read More - 42 Totally Random Fun Facts For Your Next Trivia Night Read More
Think you know the whole Ben & Jerry’s catalogue? Let’s see if we can stump you with these flavour names.Read More - QUIZ: Was This a Real Ben & Jerry’s Flavour Or Not? Read More