Cathy Powers, MS, RD, LD

Cathy Powers

Cathy Powers, MS, RD, LD, is partner with Culinary Nutrition Associates LLC and is executive director of, a one-stop resource for creditable, healthful, and flavorful school recipes. This site brings together recipes from manufacturers, commodity boards, non-profit organizations and schools from across the country. She is also partner with Culinary Nutrition Publishing LLC and is co-author of the textbook, Essentials of Nutrition for Chefs, an IACP cookbook winner, and Recipe Nutrient Analysis: Best Practices for Calculation and Chemical Analysis. Cathy spent nearly 15 years at The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) where she was instrumental in developing the college’s cutting-edge nutrition program. She is currently chair of the CIA’s Healthy Kids Collaborative. She obtained her MS from Purdue University and her BS from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. (Akron, OH) @CathyPowersRD