Leo Pearlstein founded and is Director of Western Research Kitchens, the food and beverage division of his agency, Lee & Associates. He is considered a pioneer food consultant and his agency was recently named as one of the top agencies in the country that specializes in food and beverage clients.
Leo has been called the “Culinary King of Public Relations” because of his experience.
He was on the team that invented the “Pop-Up” turkey timer and handled promotions for the California Turkey Advisory Board for over 25 years.
Leo wrote three books: Celebrity Stew, Recipes of the Stars, and Mrs. Cubbison’s Best Stuffing Cookbook.
He is known as a turkey and stuffing expert, as well as an all around food authority.
Leo was invited to participate in the first President’s Council on Nutrition at the White House.
Leo received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing from the School of Merchandising, College of Commerce, at the University of Southern California.