Robert LeSage, Corporate Chef

Robert LeSage

Corporate Chef

Working alongside other members of the culinary team, Robert works on a variety of projects including menu concept development, new product development, product application testing, culinary trend research and prototype development for various customer accounts.

Robert’s culinary background includes the famed 24 Carrots Catering Company in Irvine, CA where he was the Executive Pastry Chef responsible for all aspects of their baking and pastry operations. He also worked for The Ritz Carlton in Dana Point and Sage on The Coast Restaurant in Newport. He has a widespread knowledge of both sweet and savory cooking from his prior experience and education.

Robert started his culinary education at Riverside Community College where he earned a certificate in Culinary Arts. After graduating he turned his focus to baking and pastry attending The Culinary Institute of America, in Hyde Park, NY, where he received an A.O.S. in Baking and Pastry Arts.

Ian Schenkel
President and CEO
Ian Schenkel, President and CEO
Matthew D. Taggart
Vice President and General Counsel
Matthew D. Taggart, Vice President and General Counsel
Clement A. Saseun
CFS, Vice President of Quality and Technical Services
Clement A. Saseun, CFS, Vice President of Quality and Technical Services
Mike Barrett
Director of National Accounts
Josh Fischer
Director of National Accounts
Jim Fryar
Director of National Accounts
Having a true passion for food, Jim Fryar comes to Haliburton International Foods with 35 plus years in the food industry and 22 of those years in foodservice.
Andrea Ables
Director of Creative Services
Andrea Ables, Director of Creative Services
Rolando Sida
Director of Manufacturing
Rolando Sida, Director of Manufacturing
Mike Leccese
Director of Culinary and R&D
Mike Leccese, Director of Culinary and R&D
Justin Gorup
Corporate Chef
Justin Gorup, Corporate Chef
Sergio Valenzuela
Corporate Chef
Sergio Valenzuela, Development Chef
Marcie Joseph
R&D Project Manager
Marcie Joseph, R&D Project Manager
Sri Mikkilineni
R&D Commercialization Manager
Sri Mikkilineni, R&D Commercialization Manager