On HAPPYMOOR Messdeck Curious Taste Designer Markku Luola

Meet HAPPYMOOR Experience Designer, Taste Markku Luola who hop onboard HAPPYMOOR Crew in spring!

Who are you?
I am the Taste Designer with a passion for food flavour and stories.

What kind of working experience do you have?
I have 40 years in restaurant business as a flavour and story-maker and 20 years as an entrepreneur

What’s your expertise?
I have a wide range of knowledge in the world of flavours. Designing and implementing the taste buds, combining a menu, look, taste, feeling and a story to one experience. I have trained industry entrepreneurs, chefs and cooks regarding food product tastes, appearance, its sale and storification. I have vast experience in product development and concept design, for example with. Myllyn Paras Oy HoReCa, IPI Corner Shop and Sodexo.

What are the characteristics that describe you as a person?
Innovative, daring and hard-working.

What are your greatest achievements in the working life?
The creation of my own taste design company. I’ve gotten my customers to design and implement 400 unique flavour stories.

What do you bring to the HAPPYMOOR Harbour?
I bring my experience with cooking taste, feeling, look and feel, menu and story into making better encounters and experiences. I have been excited to add my vast experience with strong taste sensations to HAPPYMOOR Tools.

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