director of culinary innovation

Meet Chef Robby, Your New Best Friend

Chef Robby Hooker is a Texas native who has had a lifelong passion for food and people. He brings over three decades of cooking experience into the Chrane test kitchen, where his cooking techniques and mouth-watering dishes are not to be missed! As Chrane's Director of Culinary Innovation, Chef Robby's primary roles include the following: 

  • Pre-sale & Post-sale Demonstrations
  • Chain Testing & Recipe Development 
  • K-12 Recipe Development
  • Platings & Mixology 
  • Social Media and E-blast Content
  • Customer Trainings & Education 
  • Hosted Educational & Entertainment Events 
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"Chef Hooker’s proven and successful track record comes with extensive industry knowledge and expertise. His ability to create, consult and collaborate makes him an invaluable asset to Chrane, our manufacturers, and our customers.

Drew Daggan, Chrane Hospitality and Multi-Unit Specialist

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If your kitchen or menu is in need of a dash of innovation and inspiration, contact Chef Robby today!