Fran is a certified food fermentation specialist who has taught over 800 students in the past three years. Through her former company, Fermentista Academy, she used to run workshops in Switzerland both for hobby cooks and professional chefs. She also created Switzerland’s first online course platform for fermentation knowledge where she gained experience in the e-learning sector. From mid-2022, her German language online courses will be taught through 7hauben, an online cooking course platform for top chefs and experts, while Fran herself focuses on the English-speaking market with Darren through Wild Pulse.
Fran successfully completed Summer Bock’s Fermentationist Certification Program and is currently working towards her HarvardX Food Fermentation certification. She also studied the human gut microbiome and the effect of gut microbes on human health. She is passionate about passing on her knowledge about fermentation, health and sustainability.