Danielle is a longstanding member of the CFTDI family having been a part of the Institute since January 2010. She began her stint as a Cook I in the Catering Department however, she has transitioned into conducting lectures and practical training as part of the Fish Utilization Programme for Home Economic Teachers within the Seafood Technology and Fisheries Training Department. She also assists with Product Development and outreach initiatives within the Department.
Danielle has her Associate Degree in Culinary Management from Trinidad and Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute and she is certified by CFTDI in Chilled and Frozen Fish Handling and Processing, Salt Curing, Drying and Smoking. With these qualifications, Danielle has been instrumental in the development of a variety of products for outreach activities such as Fish Pizza Roles, Smoked Fish Accra and Fish Chowder to name a few. Presently she is a part of a dedicated team geared towards revitalizing CFTDI’s Seafood Technology and Fisheries Training Programme through the production of Fish Sausages, Fish Burgers and a variety of other value added seafood products.