Lizzy Freier is Director, Menu Research & Insights at Technomic. She covers trending flavors, ingredients, dishes and preparations for food and beverage at independent restaurants, emerging chains and top chain restaurant brands, as well as noncommercial operations. Freier has also analyzed global trends. She has presented at numerous conferences in the U.S. and Canada on menu trend development for restaurant operators, manufacturers and distributors.
Freier has a degree in English from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and currently resides in Chicago.