From guiding and instructing clients on clinical nutrition to directly working for food companies and restaurants Anna’s career has blended a love of cooking with her passion for healthy living.
For the past 4 years, Anna has been the Nutrition Manager of Barilla America. Anna’s focus is to bring Barilla’s Good for you, Good for the planet way of doing business to life through nutrition. At Barilla, she helps instill the benefits of the Mediterranean diet through both employee and consumer education programs.
Anna was previously the corporate dietitian for Yakult, an international probiotic company, where she educated health professionals and consumers on the benefits of probiotics. The California Health & Longevity Institute at the Four Seasons Hotel & Resort in Westlake Village, CA retained her as a chef instructor and consulting dietitian for several years. Anna developed her clinical nutrition expertise as a dietitian at St. John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, CA.
Anna is a graduate of the Illinois Institute of Art with a degree in Culinary Arts and New York University with a degree in Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health. Anna holds a certificate in International Food Law from Michigan State University where she is currently pursuing a masters. She is a Registered Dietitian and a Board Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.