Debra Queen

Debra Queen

Debra Queen is a Certified Executive Chef with the American Culinary Federation since 1994 and a member of the American Personal & Private Chef’s Association.  She does freelance catering and runs a small business called Chef Queen’s Cuisine; a sole proprietor and creator of beautiful foods using scratch style cooking methods with a healthy edge, using hand selected organic, unprocessed foods in interesting and unique presentations while cooking for clients with very discriminating palates and definitive...

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Terry Walters

Terry Walters

Terry Walters is at the forefront of the clean eating lifestyle movement. She is the author of two highly acclaimed cookbooks. – the bestselling, CLEAN FOOD.  and the James Beard foundation Award finalist, CLEAN START. Terry is also a highly sought-after lecturer, health coach, clean food activist and the author of the popular blog Eat Clean Live Well.

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mary kravec

mary kravec

Chef Mary is a former cooking School Director of the renown Silo Cooking School in New Milford, Ct. who has taught classes for all ability levels, from ages 5 to 85 and worked with local as well as celebrity chefs such as Jacques Pepin, Sara Moulton and Suvir Saran. She is a professional chef who particularly enjoys ethnic cuisines, having travelled extensively. She trained at Le Corden Bleu in the UK and Paris; The French Culinary Institute in NYC, The Royal Thai Culinary School in Bang Sean, Thailand; The School...

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Richard Lamartia

Richard Lamartia

Richard LaMartia has been a chef instructor at the Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts in New Tork City since 1994, teaching in the Chef’s Training program preparing students for a professional career in the food world as well as teaching classes in the institute, the avocational wing of the school teaching the general public to better choose quality foods and enjoy home cooking. Chef Rich loves Indian cuisine and worked at Tabla Restaurant under Chef Floyd Cardoz for two years. He has...

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Lisa Sobolewski

Lisa Sobolewski

Lisa Sobolewski is the founder of JUSTFOOD organic juice and chocolate bar, a contemporary culinary business based in Chester, CT. She is a raw food and natural living expert concentrating on health and energy vibration as related to diet. After a career designing high-profile restaurants for some of the worlds most notable chefs Lisa needed to heal herself, and thus, turned to nature. Now she shares her experiences and culinary creations to inspire others how to live more healthfully and access their energetic...

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Anne Gallager

Anne Gallager

Anne is co-founder and coordinating chef of the nationally recognized coalition Plow to Plate.  Her passion for food and interest in using local farm ingredients is what brought her to start this continually growing program.  Anne is in charge of the Youth Chefs’ Program, which has gained much popularity.   Anne had the honor of being part of our First Lady’s launch of Chefs Moves to Schools in June 2010.   Since then Anne has been working closely with the Food Director of New Milford Schools trying to...

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