Brandon Allen, Chef & Partner, Trichome Institute
Brandon Allen is a professionally trained Chef who studied at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh where he apprenticed with an ACF Culinary "Olympics" Team Chef He is also a partner at Trichome Institute which focuses on cannabis education and research. Throughout his culinary education he competed in numerous competitions which eventually lead to his success in claiming the title as the first ever High Time’s Top Cannabis Chef in the Spring of 2017. Chef Brandon is a certified Interpener, which is best described as the sommelier of cannabis and has the ability to identify Cannabis quality and effects by visual and aromatic evaluation. With a complete fascination for the Endocannabinoid System, Chef Brandon has become an educational resource for the Cannabis Community. Ultimately, Chef Brandon's mission is to utilize Cannabis as a vessel to educate the world about food, while utilizing food as a vessel to educate the world about Cannabis.