Canada’s Smartest Kitchen

Holland College, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
What the facility does

Specializes in consumer and sensory science, food product development, market intelligence, recipe development and food styling, corporate chef services

Area(s) of Expertise

Canada’s Smartest Kitchen (CSK) is a recognized leader in food product development and leading-edge food innovation in Atlantic Canada and around the globe. Located on the beautiful Charlottetown waterfront in Prince Edward Island, CSK’s team of chefs and scientists develop customized solutions to create better-tasting food products tested by consumers. CSK specializes in consumer and sensory science, food product development, market intelligence, recipe development and food styling, and corporate chef services.

Research Services
  • Food and beverage concept ideation, validation design review
  • Consumer focus groups
  • Corporate on-site & in-house training (related to food product development)
  • Cost avoidance
  • Customized technology demonstrations
  • Design services
  • Field trials/Simulation
  • Interactive workshops
  • Literature reviews
  • Manufacturing process design and development
  • Open houses - facility and personnel
  • Process optimization
  • Product design and development
  • Project management
  • Regulatory guidance
  • Rental of space and equipment
  • Retail product label and packaging review
  • Reverse engineering
  • Sample analysis and testing
  • Workflow consultation
  • Technology validation and transfer
Sectors of Application
  • Agriculture, animal science and food
  • Education
  • Environmental technologies and related services
  • Fisheries and aquaculture
  • Manufacturing and processing
  • Tourism and hospitality

Equipment

Ultra High Temperature (UHT) and High Temperature/Short Time (UTST) pasteurization

Blast freezer

Brining, curing and smoking equipment, including brine injection

Table top vacuum tumbler

Food services and household cooking equipment

Cheese vat (small scale)

Pasta extruder

Impingement conveyer oven

Merrychef/TurboChef Ovens

Ice cream machine

Convection steam equipment

Beverage carbonation equipment

Vak Pak and tray sealing equipment

Food dehydrators

Panda – two stage homogenizer
  • BioFoodTech Centre

Title

URL

Canada’s Smartest Kitchen and BioFoodTech collaborate on food product development

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXfPOQaasNY

Holland College creating cutting-edge food products in ‘Canada’s Smartest Kitchen’

https://www.macleans.ca/education/college/holland-college-develops-cutting-edge-food-products/