Chef Adam Cole (Maple Block Meat Co.) speaks with Fifth Sense founder Duncan Boak about his life and career as a chef and the impact of anosmia, the absence of a sense of smell. Presented during SmellTaste2017, the conference for those with smell or taste impairments, held at the University of Florida, Feb 25-26, 2017, and cohosted by the UF Center for Smell and Taste (UFCST) and Fifth Sense. Introduction by UFCST Director Steven Munger.
Smell disorders are remarkably common: It is estimated that up to 15 percent of the population have experienced a loss, reduction, or distortion of their sense of smell. If you are experiencing smell loss or a smell or taste impairment, the UF Health Smell Disorders Program may be able to help.