SUSTAINABLE SEAFOOD RECIPES CHEF

Michel Nischan

Michel Nischan

Dressing Room/Wholesome Wave
Westport, Connecticut
Michel wears many hats, from dynamic restaurant owner, award-winning cookbook author and media personality to food policy advocate and nonprofit foundation CEO. A vocal supporter of sustainable farming, local and regional food systems and heritage recipes, Michel is a leader in the movement to honor local, simple and delicious cooking. He's owner and founder of Dressing Room, his homegrown restaurant in Westport, Connecticut; and CEO and president of the Wholesome Wave, which is dedicated to nourishing neighborhoods by supporting increased production and access to healthy, fresh and affordable locally grown food. An Ashoka Fellow, Michel serves on the Board of Trustees for the James Beard Foundation, The Rodale Institute and The Center for Health and the Global Environment (Harvard Medical School). Michel is the Cooking for Solutions Honored Chef of the Year for 2012.
www.dressingroomhomegrown.com
www.wholesomewave.org