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 2020 conference. More are joining the program every week, so stay tuned!

Derek Azevedo
Executive Vice President, Bowles Farming Company (Gustine, CA)

Jackie Bertoldo, MPH, RDN
Assistant Director of Food Choice Architecture and Nutrition, R&DE Stanford Dining (Stanford, CA)

Sara Bleich, PhD
Professor of Public Health Policy, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (Boston, MA)

Cory Carman
Owner, Carman Ranch (Portland, OR)

Greg Drescher
Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Industry Leadership at The Culinary Institute of America (Sacramento, CA)

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

Chavanne Hanson, MPH, RD
Vice Chair, Menus of Change Business Leadership Council, and Food Choice Architecture and Nutrition Manager, Google Food (Mountain View, CA)

David Katz, MD, MPH
Founding Director of the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center (Hamden, CT)

Michael Kaufman
Chair, Menus of Change Business Leadership Council; Partner, Astor Group; and Visiting Lecturer, Harvard Business School (Chappaqua, NY)

John Kotcher, PhD
Research Assistant Professor at Center for Climate Change Communication, George Mason University (Washington, DC)

Amy Kull, MA
Founder, Marin Restorative Communications (Marin County, CA)

Anne E. McBride, PhD
Deputy Director, Torribera Mediterranean Center (Barcelona, Spain)

Nanna Meyer, PhD, RD
Associate Professor of Human Physiology and Nutrition, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (Colorado Springs, CO)

Eve Turow Paul
Journalist and Advisor (Brooklyn, NY)

Zak Weston
Food Service Analyst, Good Food Institute (Lansing, MI)

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