His recent victory on the popular Food Network show , where he sees cannabis’s place in the culinary arts, and the inspiration that goes into his flavorful food. Leafly: How or where do you pull inspiration for the dishes you create?
David Hadley: The inspiration I pull for my dishes is from my mother’s Indian background.
I still have connections with cannabis infusion — I still do fine dining [events] where people pay for medicated meals, but I no longer work within Craft Concentrates.
I moved to Denver four years ago — almost five years — and it’s been nothing but what I thought it would be.
There’s definitely certain terpene profiles I’m associating myself with, like linalool and all those peppery, woodsy terpenes.