The CCDG was created in 1998 by Dennis Schwakopf to be a center of excellence for Food product development services. We have built a reputation for knowledgeable Culinary Tours for Inspirational and innovative New Product Development .

*We offer culinary development tours throughout USA.  CCDG has hosted numerous culinary tours in the U.S.A. for European retailers and manufacturers.  These trips were designed around specific client briefs and included, new trends in American regional cuisine, farmers market tours, discussions with U.S. manufacturers, retail store visits and visits to the newest and relevant restaurant & To Go concepts.  These trips have resulted in the development and launch of many new food products in the UK.
Come to California and let us inspire you!