is a producer, writer and photographer who embraces the
breadth of the word entrepreneur. He grew up on a dairy
farm in Ogden,Utah and went on to join the Army. He served
in Germany and later Vietnam where his valor was rewarded
by numerous commendations including the purple heart, bronze
star and silver star.
Sales Manager for Nintendo he helped introduce America to
Donkey Kong. Then, as Founder and President of a Denver
based music publishing and management company, he represented
diverse acts nationally and eventually launched his own
record label, Rock Hard Productions. As Marketing Director
for Harmon’s Grocery Stores, he developed powerful
in-store cross-merchandising programs that included Toy
Wars, and The World’s Largest Chocolate Chip Cookie,
utilizing in store mediums, such as grocery bags, and in
store television. This eventually spun off into his own
company which he later sold, called Grocery Bag News. Walsh
was first in his time to promote missing children on the
in store television network as well as the grocery bags.
Twins were recovered as a result of his efforts. Finally,
Walsh entered into a partnership for Food&Beverage Journal,
which eventually led to the wholly owned current version,
Food&Beverage International Magazine. The web site
is the sister web site to the magazine.
brings extensive background through his work experiences
in all sectors of the foodservice industry: restaurants,
retail, distribution, and marketing. As Publisher for Food&Beverage
International, Walsh promoted the magazine format to foodservice
professionals by first creating the Attendance Booster Program
for distributor trade show attendance enhancement, and then
serving as producer for tradeshows put on by Alliant, Rykoff-Sexton,
(U.S. Foodservice ) and Southwest Traders. He has not only
produced for both television and radio but is also a radio
talk show guest host. He has participated on numerous advisory
boards and panels. His humanitarian efforts have been acknowledged
by the Shriners, Second Harvest Food Bank and the Red Cross.
is an active food, wine and travel writer/photographer.
Many of his stories can be found in Food&Beverage International,
as well as California the Magazine. He currently serves
on the advisory board of Great Wines International, and
directs the tasting advisory board for Food&Beverage
International, and www.fbworld.com.