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Michele Redmond MS


Prior to a career in culinary nutrition, Michele managed statewide chronic disease programs, medical centers and physician networks. Since 2006, She has created and taught culinary nutrition classes in diabetes centers, college nutrition programs and culinary schools, including Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. Michele is a past chair of the International Association of Culinary Professionals Cooking Schools and Teacher’s Section and was 2018 IACP Member of the Year. Her work as a writer, teacher and food consultant focuses on neurogastronomy, food appreciation and culinary-food science. She provides educational outreaches and services to corporate wellness programs, school nutrition programs, health and food organizations and dietetic affiliates and academies. Michele enjoys participating in improv comedy and hopes to get back on stage in 2021 to engage audience members and fellow actors in telling insightful and humorous stories about life.


  • Institut des Hautes Etudes du Gout (Advanced Studies: Taste & Gastronomy), Université de Reims, France Diploma with Honors, Thesis: American Nutrition Policy and the Gastronomic Deficit: In Pursuit of the Best Possible Diet 
  • Le Cordon Bleu Académie D’Art Culinaire de Paris, Culinary Arts Diploma
  • Arizona State University, Bachelor of Arts (B.S. in Human Nutrition, Magna cum laude)
  • Florida State University, Master of Science (M.S. in Economics with Health and Finance focus)
  • University of Arizona, Bachelor of Arts (B.S. in Economics, with Distinction)

Classes Teaching:

Michele Redmond teaches the Culinary Nutrition Lab


Professional Associations:

  • Professional Speaker designation: National Association of Speakers
  • International Association of Culinary Professionals
  • Food Service Manager Certification
  • Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (FAND)
  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Food and Culinary Professionals Dietetic Practice Group
  • Central Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics