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We created a culinary social media site for foodies, chefs & the culinary world and added all the perfect ingredients to create

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Schenectady, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2012
  • Employees 2
  • Website

Company Summary

ChefKey, the premiere culinary social media site that connects you to the culinary world is now live! Catering to 41,000,000 foodies it provides a platform to socialize, network, search & share information, post events, recipes, pictures, and induldge in dining deals. Backed by investors from top culinary organizations with a strong impressive business model, ChefKey is guaranteed to be the next best media site like Facebook, Twitter, & Linkedin.


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    Laura Laz
    CEO, Founder

    Host of Recipe of the Week which aired on CBS and YNN and publisher of Culinary Celebrations magazine, Laura Laz brings her culinary expertise and connections to this exciting social media venture. CEO and Founder Laura focuses on marketing and culinary events. She has acquired a strong team of culinary investors and ambasadors to bring chefkey to the next level. She is proud to present Food Network star Robert Irvine this June at Proctors.

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    Brianna Brennan
    CFO, Grant Writer

    Specialties: Financial management, data analysis, technical writing, fundraising.

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    David Britton
    Culinary Ambassador

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    Jeffrey Foster
    Sr. Website Developer

    A graduate of Union College with over 15 years of programming experience, Jeffrey currently oversees the website technical support and development team. Jeffrey is fluent in the following programming languages: PHP, MySQL, Java, jQuery, Ajax, HTML 5, CSS.

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    Richard C. Miller
    ChefKey Attorney

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    Jim Tafur
    COO, Development Director

    As CEO of, Jim currently manages development of digital marketing tools for over 200 clients throughout the US, including the NYS Senate Democratic Committee. He brings over 10 yrs of hands on experience in digital marketing in an array of industries. This experience along with his network of digital resources assures that the technology & development of our product provides the best user experience possible.

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    Walter Zurmonski
    Culinary Director

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    Cheryl M. Tafur
    Director of Digital Marketing & Branding

    Specialties: Brand Identity, Digital Marketing, Content Management, Promotions