Menus of Change Presenters

Many of the nation’s top chefs and restaurant operators, nutrition researchers, sustainable business entrepreneurs, policy makers, and environmental experts have presented at Menus of Change since the first conference in 2013.

Please see below for the presenters confirmed thus far for the 2018 conference. More are joining the program every week, so stay tuned!

Allison Aubrey
Food and Health Reporter, NPR (Washington, DC)

Michiel Bakker
Director, Global Food Services, Google, Inc. (Mountain View, CA)

Shelley Balanko, PhD
Senior Vice President of Business Development, The Hartman Group (Bellevue, WA)

Kathy Cacciola
Senior Director for Environmental Sustainability at Aramark (Philadelphia, PA)

Stacia Clinton, RD
National Program Director for U.S. and Canada--Healthy Food in Health Care Program at Health Care Without Harm (Portsmouth, NH)

John Coker
Chief Creative Officer, AVI Foodsystems (Youngstown, OH)

Greg Drescher
Vice President of Strategic Initiatives & Industry Leadership at The Culinary Institute of America (St. Helena, CA)

Sophie Egan, MPH
Director of Health and Sustainability Leadership & Editorial Director for Strategic Initiatives at The Culinary Institute of America (San Francisco, CA)

Mark Erickson '77, CMC
Provost of The Culinary Institute of America (Hyde Park, NY)

Einav Gefen
Executive Corporate Chef, Unilever Food Solutions (Englewood Cliffs, NJ)

Danielle Gould
Founder and CEO of Food+Tech Connect (New York, NY)

Amy Greenberg ’80
Senior Vice President of Executive Services, Citigroup (New York, NY)

Heidi Hogan
Vice President of Product Development and Executive Leadership and Transition Coach, Aramark (Philadelphia, PA)

Frank Hu, MD, PhD
Chairman of the Deparatment of Nutrition at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology and Co-Director of the Obesity Epidemiology and Prevention program at Harvard Chan School, Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston, MA)

Elizabeth Meltz
Director of Environmental Health at Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group (New York, NY)

Bart Minor
President and CEO of the Mushroom Council (San Jose, CA)

Marie Molde, MBA, RD
Account Executive for Client Solutions at Datassential (Chicago, IL)

Ted Monk
Vice President, Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility at Sodexo (San Francisco, CA)

Ellen Morrisey
Editorial Director, Special Projects Group at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (New York, NY)

Rafi Taherian '95, CEC
Executive Director of Yale Dining (New Haven, CT)

Arlin Wasserman
Chair of the Menus of Change Sustainable Business Leadership Council, Principal and Founder of Changing Tastes (Lenox, MA)

Walter Willett, MD, DrPH
Chairman of the Menus of Change Scientific and Technical Advisory Council, Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition and former Chairman of the Department of Nutrition at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. (Boston, MA)