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Chef NinaGourmet Plant-Based Chef. Plant'ish Curator. Well-Being Entrepreneur.NEW MAKER!

Roseville, CA, United States

BIO

Hello!

I am the Director and Executive Chef for the Adventist Health, Vitaliz Café and Culinary Arts department.

I was the former Executive Chef at The Ranch at Live Oak, Malibu, the acclaimed seven-day fitness and wellness bootcamp. I have been an avid proponent of the plant-based lifestyle for over twenty years. My foodservice and beverage background includes; Marriott Group, Hilton Hotels, Baxters, Manhattan Beach, the El Caballo, Oakland, Pure Food and Wine, New York, the Springs Restaurant & Wine Bar, Los Angeles and the Ranch Daily, Los Angeles.

I have presented all over the world on health, wellness, nutrition and the whole foods plant-based lifestyle. I have developed wellness training programs, organized kitchen
operations and collaborated with culinary master gardeners to develop seasonal and garden-to-table recipes and menus.

I am an MBA graduate of Pepperdine University, a graduate of Living Light Culinary Institute, Trinity School of Natural Health, the Natural Gourmet Culinary Institute and I
hold a Plant Based Nutrition certificate from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutritional Studies, Cornell.

I became a chef because I love to eat delicious plant-based foods. I started in the kitchen, at the age of eight, with my mother and father (a professional chef, not a plant-based chef) and swore I'd never become a chef, never say never, lol!

I love culinary/chef competitions. In 2019 I was the grand prize winner of the Health Care Culinary contest, sponsored by Health Care Without Harm. In 2020 I won the Food Literacy Center Veggie of the Year Chef Champion contest. Let's see what 2021 has to bring!

Thank you for the opportunity to share my 'Food To Live For' with you!

Nina

SUBSCRIPTION OPTIONS

PEACH

$10.00/MONTH

  • Access to 1-on-1 messaging through Tastemade
  • 25% discount on experiences
  • (1) Pre-Recorded Video (Recipe, Tips & Tricks, etc.)
  • Access to (1) Monthly Curated Recipe
  • Access to Bi-monthly Newsletter

CHERRY

$25.00/MONTH

  • Access to the recordings of all past livestreams
  • Access to 1-on-1 messaging through Tastemade
  • 50% discount on experiences
  • (1) Pre-Recorded Video (Recipe, Tips & Tricks, etc.)
  • Access to (2) Monthly Curated Recipes
  • Access to Bi-monthly Newsletter

PINEAPPLE

$40.00/MONTH

  • Access to the recordings of all past livestreams
  • Access to 1-on-1 messaging through Tastemade
  • 100% discount on experiences
  • (1) Pre-Recorded Video (Recipe, Tips & Tricks, etc.)
  • Access to (2) Monthly Curated Recipes
  • Access to Bi-monthly Newsletter
  • Access to My "Insider Session" (Intimate Zoom Experience)

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