In addition to his role as founder and chief creative officer at Azuca, Ron Silver also is chef and owner of Bubby’s, a restaurant and pie shop with two locations in Manhattan and seven restaurants in Tokyo. He developed a technology that wraps cannabis molecules in a membrane, making them more water-soluble and therefore faster-acting, more bioavailable, and more predictable. Pursuing a mission is to give cannabis a place at the dinner table, Silver set out to create products that could be the building blocks of the ultimate cannabis-culinary experience. He is the author of two cookbooks, Bubby’s Homemade Pies and Bubby’s Brunch Cookbook. Visit Azuca.co.