Speaking & Training

Michele Redmond is a Dietitian Chef and “Food Enjoyment Activist” who shows how habit systems and a positive mindset around food boosts health and wellbeing.

Michele’s solutions to improving health, food enjoyment and eating involve humor and audience interaction that connects to everyday experiences.

She works closely with organizations, associations and corporations to deliver highly rated:

  • workday wellness events,
  • customized professional employee workshops,
  • team-building events,
  • keynotes,
  • nutrition-health professional training, and
  • interactive cooking demos.

 

Michele has a solid background in worksite wellness training around creating healthy habits and routines around food and eating, showing how to make delicious, nutritious meals that fit into a busy week and reducing fear and frustration around food and eating.

Keynote, Training & Workshop Topics

Healthy Habits When Busy

Learn to create simple habits & routines  that overcome the overwhelm and empower and support your health and well-being without rules, willpower or complicating your day. 

 

Flexible Eating Habits & Routines

Enjoy a diversity of foods to ensure complete nutrition and find time and new ways to prepare easy,  delicious, nutrient-rich meals without giving up foods you love. 

 

Enjoy More & Relax

Embrace your best routines and rituals to enjoy eating, simplify your food decisions, savor flavors and connect for well-being.     

 

Michele has experience working with:

Nutrition-Health Organizations

  • Hospital-based diabetes centers
  • Dietetic and nutrition associations
  • Medical schools
  • Healthcare insurers and providers

Employee Wellness Events   & Training 

  • Corporate employee training events and wellness programs
  • TPA health and wellness programs
  • Employee wellness corporations

Food & Culinary-Nutrition Organizations

• Culinary schools & programs
• Food trade and check-off programs
• International food organizations
• School Nutrition Programs

 

Examples include:

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Today’s Dietitian, Mercy Medical Center, Honor Health Systems, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, State Academies of Nutrition and Dietetics: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Minnesota,  Texas and regional Central and Northern affiliates, Mesa, Glendale & Paradise Community Colleges 

Examples include:

American Express, Arizona Public Service Utility (APS), Arizona Department of Administration, Chandler Schools Valley Trust, CIGNA Healthcare of Arizona, City of Mesa, City of Peoria, Motorola, Maricopa County, GM, Choice Hotels, Honeywell,  American Airlines, Insight, Breakthrough Beverage,  State of Arizona 

 

Examples include: 

Arizona School Nutrition Association, Arizona Department of Education, Arizona Dairy Council, Ajinomoto,  Arizona State University, Dairy West, Deer Valley School District, Le Cordon Bleu Paris, Mayo Medical Center, Glutamate Association, Humboldt School District, Hallie Heart Center, Phoenix-Institute of Art, Paradise Valley Integrated Health Center 

Online Courses to Extend Learning from Programmed Events

Healthy Habits When Busy

  •  From Hurry to healthy: Hybrid or online course to max positive changes
  • Overcoming overwhelm: habits and routines to easier mealtimes

 

Flexible Eating Habits & Routines

  • Simplifying food & ingredient decisions -The Fiber and Quality MACs System
  • Flexing ingredients and for culinary shortcuts & flavorful meals

 

Enjoy More & Relax

  • The Self-care kitchen: Discover how to create moments that connect simple food prep to health and well-being
  • Your happier meals: routines and rituals to enjoy eating without worry

Nice to Hear Testimonials

If you are looking for a culinary nutrition speaker I strongly recommend Michele Redmond. Her presentation at the California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Conference was outstanding and her audience scores were excellent (5/5).

Kathy Sucher, Sc.D., RD

Professor; Director -CASA Student Success Center at San Jose State University

Chef Michele did a fantastic job presenting easily digestible (pun intended!) information to employees (4 sessions). Employees were engaged and left each session learning something new. I would highly recommend Chef Michele for cooking demos, but also for her professionalism and fun, balanced approach to healthy eating. 

Jordan Smith

Wellness Superviser, Maricopa County

With great confidence, I recommend Michele Redmond as a public speaker. The program she conducted is the largest attended on record. Michele has the presence, talent, skill, expertise, and creative methods for teaching that demonstrate her genuine intention to make a difference to the people she serves.

Janet Ward

Registered Dietitian, Dignity Health Medical Foundation

Her knowledge of both nutrition and culinary techniques is vast, and it’s the perfect combination to promote taste and enjoyment as well as health. I always learn something new when she speaks. Michele’s style of presentation is engaging and keeps the audience’s attention.

Terri Verason

VP Nutrition Education, Dairy Council of Arizona

What an incredible job! She was professional and engaging. She did an excellent job interacting with the in-person attendees, as well as the virtual attendees who participated via phone and web conference. Attendees were surveyed and provided excellent responses. Michele did an awesome job and the attendees truly appreciated the topic and her presentation.

Steven Leibensperger, Community Liaison, AHCCCS

I contracted Michele to develop and lead culinary trainings for school districts. Michele was fabulous to work with! She customized the content to fit the specific contexts and needs of each of the three districts. All three districts sent back great reviews sharing how they planned to use the content she provided in their kitchens and how much their child nutrition staff enjoyed her presentations.

Emily Watt Clark, RD School Nutrition Specialist at AZ DOE

Michele is a rock star! She is a chef-dietitian whose passion for food and love for cooking make her events and presentations nothing short of entertaining. She connects easily with people in small and large group settings. She was dependable during the planning phase and totally organized the night of the event. Michele is a natural "on stage"; she has a calm presence with consistent humor. She engages well with the audience and provides useful nuggets of information. I continue to receive requests from the membership to invite Michele back to present.

Stephanie Paver, MS, RD, CSO, CNSC, President CAZAND

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