Our Experts

Grain Craft offers Technical Service experts to ensure our products are performing as expected at all times.  They are available to work directly with our bakery customers as a technical resource for dough and baking questions.  They also work very closely with the Grain Craft quality assurance and test lab teams to advise on new harvest testing.

Charlie Nave

Charlie Nave, Director of Technical Services, has an extensive background in bread and bun production. He joined Milner Milling in 2004, which later became Grain Craft when the company purchased Cereal Food Processors. Nave is a graduate of the American Institute of Baking and has gained hands on experience through his service in many roles throughout the baking industry….

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Dave Krishock

Dave Krishock, Bakery Technical Support Manager, is widely known as a baking science expert throughout the flour and baking industry.  Krishock is a graduate of the American Institute of Baking and also managed his own bakery in Highlands, NC for five years.  Most recently Krishock served as Production Manager for City Bakery in Asheville, NC where he oversaw all production, purchasing and new product development….

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Click here to contact our technical experts for professional baking questions regarding Grain Craft flour.


The Craft of Pizza Crust

NEW: We have created a brochure full of formulas and other tips for a variety of pizza crusts. Download it here.

Baking Ingredient Overview

This summary from Wheat Foods Council offers an informative overview of common baking ingredients.  Click here to view.

Food Safety

Baking Kill Step Calculator and Procedure

AIB International has worked with
many bakers just like you and can
easily help you validate compliance.
Their Baking Process Kill Step
calculators make compliance
calculations easy. They also have a
group of field experts for help with
on-site data collection and reporting.

Click here to learn more about AIB International’s Baking Process Kill Step calculator and procedures.

Video Library

Our “Dough with Dave” series offers great tips on dough preparation.

Baking Tips and Formulas

Soft Pretzel Formula

Oil & Shortening Tips