Jeff Flowers ( Courtesy Earl's Organic Produce )

Jeff Flowers has joined Earl’s Organic Produce, San Francisco, as senior inbound operations manager.

Flower most recently was as quality program manager for GreenLeaf, Brisbane, Calif., which worked with small conventional and organic growers to distribute local produce in the Bay Area. He was with GreenLeaf for four years, according to a news release.

Before that, Flowers worked as a corporate and fine dining chef, working with Google’s senior management team, at La Boulange as an executive corporate chef. When Starbuck’s purchased that company, according to the news release, he became Starbuck’s first executive corporate chef.

He joined Earl’s Organic in September.