Mark Crowell, CRC

Mark Crowell, CRC
Principal Culinologist

Mr. Mark Crowell is the Principal Culinologist at Culinex, a consulting company he founded in 2005.  Culinex specializes in the development of organic and natural food products.

Previously, Mr. Crowell spend seven years as director of food product development for Starbucks Coffee Company.  During his time with Starbucks, the company went from 1600 units to almost 10,000.

Prior to Starbucks, Mark served as director, menu and product development for the Olive Garden.  Mr. Crowell has also owned and operated an award winning restaurant in Washington D.C. and led product development for the Host division of Marriott Corporation.

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