Behind the Label?
A woman owned business, we are tenured nutrition and culinary experts, professionally and personally invested in the well being of both people and planet.
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Chief Nutrition Officer // Founder
Leigh-Anne has spent almost two decades guiding companies and brands with nutrition & sustainability strategy and has served as the subject matter expert for C suites and clients representing many of Forbes Top 100 Companies. She has launched numerous programs to better planet and people while being data driven in her analysis to evaluate and report on program success.
Leigh-Anne has her Master's Degree in Nutrition Science, is a Registered & Licensed Dietitian, a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. Her career started as a clinical dietitian and through the years was promoted to positions that allowed her to broaden her skill set. She also has an extensive project management experience to complement her nutrition background, bringing years of leadership, lean methodologies, analytics, collaboration experience and personal passion to the table.
Her WHY for doing this? Leigh-Anne has always been a
tree hugging hippie at heart and has a desire to leave a thriving planet for her adorably exhausting kids, Griffin and Amelie, to enjoy and celebrate for years to come. Running her own business, allows her the opportunity to maximize impact by providing guidance and sharing best practices with organizations globally.
MS, RDN/LDN, FAND, LSS BB
Executive Chef & Culinary Consultant
Chef Chris Aquilino is an award winning, chef, culinary leader, sustainability expert, culinary architect, brand ambassador, advisor, author, and artistwith 30 plus years of industry experience.Theculinarydriving force behindnumerousmulti-million-dollar national foodservice concepts, andbrandsspecializing in recipe development, branded content creation, smart menu design,culinarysustainability, food waste management and recovery food styling, and photography.Chris istheChiefCulinary Officer for Further Culinary Group, a boutiquefood serviceconsulting andcreativefirm out of Charlotte NC,the Photographer and Food Stylist andCulinaryAmbassador forForever Oceans, and the VP of the Charlotte Chapter of the American Culinary Federation.
I've had the pleasure of collaborating with Leigh-Anne on the US brand launch of Seeds of Wellness, a South American chia brand. As a marketing expert with limited experience in the health and wellness space, I've relied on Leigh-Anne's expertise in nutrition, sustainability, and FDA guidelines. Her collaboration has been instrumental in framing our brand strategy and communications. She's a strong strategic partner, a great problem solver, understands the category inside and out, is a true advocate for the consumer, and is just plain fun to work with.
Freelance Strategy Consultant
Leigh-Anne has been instrumental in helping to build out a recipe and wellness program for us. Not only does she have the dietetics knowledge but also provides a knowledge of the food industry and working with chefs. It is a true pleasure working with her because she provides us with this full package which many dietitians in the industry just can’t.
Adam Wilson, Manager of Culinary Exploration Vitamix
Leigh-Anne is passionate and committed to delivering exceptional sustainability and wellness programs.
Global Director of Sustainability
Leigh-Anne’s commitment to and passion for food recovery was evident in the attention to detail she showed in executing our national partnership and program. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking to launch a large scale food sustainability initiative.
Pooja Pelham, Feeding America
Leigh-Anne is extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of nutrition, wellness and sustainability and is able to manage projects from A-Z regardless of their size and scope. She is a great researcher, speaker and leader.
VP of Nutrition & Wellness
As an agency that does a large amount of food photography and recipe development, I had long had Leigh-Anne on my radar as a potential partner but when circumstances arose out of the blue, I finally had the chance to engage her for help writing recipes and descriptions for a website and social media. Not only was she professional, organized and talented but she was accommodating! She jumped right into the fire with a positive attitude and really helped. We will continue to work with Leigh-Anne moving forward and find her to be a reliable, note worthy resource.
Director of New Business
Leigh-Anne has a unique ability to blend strong nutrition and well-being knowledge with business savvy. Additionally, her project management skills enable her to listen to and manage client and customer expectations and to deliver on commitments.
VP Nutrition & Wellness
Leigh-Anne's passion and enthusiasm for sustainability and wellness shines through in the work she produces. She is very knowledgeable, on trend and able to quickly pivot as things change in the industry. Her expertise has helped arm our teams with information they need.
Leigh-Anne always impresses with her knowledge on the developments in the sustainability industry. Her background as a dietitian & project manager gives her the unique skill set to approach corporate sustainability with backing data and project plans that allow for easy integration into existing business processes. She has the ability to enter a room and walk that fine line of advocating for what’s right but also having the business acumen to be able to anticipate how these decisions impact our operations.
VP of Innovation