About Rob Corliss & ATE: Chef Rob Corliss, owner of the culinary consulting company ATE - All Things Epicurean since 2009, has a talent for flavor innovation and a daily passion for connecting people to their food, environment and wellness.
ATE specializes in flavor innovation through menu & recipe development for restaurants, manufactures & commodity boards around the country.
Chef Corliss is a three-time James Beard House guest chef and a 1988 cum laude graduate from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. His years of multi-discipline experience is a unique resource for clients: running world class resort hotels, restaurant & menu development, culinary ideations, food tours, high level special events, working in top foodservice marketing agencies on national accounts, working with retail & foodservice manufactures and launching community wellness initiatives.
Chef Corliss regularly shares innovative and trending insights on client blogs & for leading national trade publications and has appeared on radio and TV.
Additional career highlights:
Chef Corliss also loves rolling up his sleeves working alongside the community & public schools, establishing localized health & wellness programs.
ATE formed a partnership with Missouri State University/Ozarks Public Health Institute to help fight childhood obesity & launch school culinary programs.
Rob serves, in a volunteer role, as the Executive Chef of Wellness for the Nixa School District and also serves on SHAC (the School Health Advisory Council).
He served on the board of SUAC (Springfield Urban Agriculture Coalition) and has helped create thriving garden-culinary programs throughout the Springfield/Nixa/Branson, Missouri area.