Deanne Brandstetter, MBA, RDN

Deanne Brandstetter

Deanne Brandstetter, MBA, RD is vice president of nutrition and wellness for Compass Group, The Americas. With over 30 years of experience in the food and nutrition business, Deanne leads a team that coordinates wellness programs for foodservice clients and develops innovative, award-winning cross-sector nutrition and wellness initiatives. She also directed the nutrition program for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, UT, as part of the Compass Olympics Lead Management Team. A registered dietitian who holds a New York State license as a certified dietitian-nutritionist, Deanne’s marketing background and passion for great food have fueled her goal of creatively translating medical and nutrition science into innovative, exciting food concepts for Compass Group customers. She earned an American Culinary Federation silver medal for Healthy Cuisine; has authored numerous articles for professional and trade journals; and has presented programs at the Society for Foodservice Management, the American Dietetic Association, Foodservice Director Magazine Menu Directions, Field to Plate France, and the National Restaurant Association. Deanne is a Culinary Institute of America Fellow; past chair of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Nominating Committee and Diversity Committee; co-chair of the CIA Healthy Menus R&D Collaborative and the NAMA Nutrition Advisory Board; and a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Task Force on Menu Labeling, the International Food Informational Council Board of Directors and Executive Board, the National Restaurant Association Nutrition Executive Study Group, and the International WELL Building Institute Nourishment Advisory. (Rye Brook, NY) @CompassWellness