Faculty & Staff

Gaye Sandoz

Gaye Sandoz, Director for the LSU AgCenter FOODii, has over 35 years in the food business in all areas from food product development and institutional food service management to catering and is a self-taught chef. Ms. Sandoz graduated with a B.S. degree in nutrition and completed graduate work at LSU and University of Mississippi, studying Institutional Food Service Management. Her expertise and experience for the past 15 years have been largely with new food product development, business development and marketing with small and medium-size food businesses. Gaye owns Clever Kitchen and sells her invention the “Microwave BBQ Chicken Roaster” on QVC.

Please direct all inquiries, of any nature, about the FOODii to Gaye Sandoz.

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Gaye Sandoz
Phone: (225) 578-7213
E-mail: GSandoz@agcenter.lsu.edu

Jason Gilfour

LSU AgCenter FOODii Operations and Business Manager
147 Ingram Hall LSU Campus
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: (225) 578-5662
Email: JGilfour@agcenter.lsu.edu

Ashley Gutierrez

MS, CFS, R&D Food Scientist – LSU AgCenter FOODii, Sensory Lab Manager - School of Nutrition and Food Sciences
216 Animal and Food Sciences Laboratories
39 Forestry Lane
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: (225) 578-5423
Email: AGutierrez@agcenter.lsu.edu

Gabriela Tullos

Food Safety & Audits - Ph.D. Food Scientist

FOODii (Food Innovation Institute) AgCenter

39 Forestry ln.

Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Phone: (225) 578-6267
Email: GGutierrez@agcenter.lsu.edu

Tony Barber

LSU AgCenter FOODii Maintenance Superintendent, Facilities Planning
4161 Gourrier Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: (225) 614-7652
Email: TBarber@agcenter.lsu.edu

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