Deanne Brandstetter, M.B.A., R.D. has over thirty years of experience in the food and nutrition business. Deanne is a Registered Dietitian and holds a New York State license as a Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist. As Vice President of Nutrition & Wellness for Compass Group, North America, she leads a team that coordinates wellness programs for foodservice clients and develops innovative & award winning cross sector nutrition & wellness initiatives. She also directed the nutrition program for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah as part of the Compass Olympics Lead Management Team.
Deanne’s marketing background and passion for great food has fueled her goal of creatively translating medical and nutrition science into innovative exciting food concepts for Compass Group customers.
She earned an American Culinary Federation Silver medal for Healthy Cuisine, has authored numerous articles for professional and trade journals, including a module of the ADA Labeling Certification Course, and has presented programs at the Society for Foodservice Management, the American Dietetic Association, Foodservice Director magazine Menu Directions, Field to Plate-France, the National Restaurant Association and the CIA Greystone World of Healthy Flavors conferences. Deanne is a Culinary Institute of America Fellow, a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Task Force on Menu Labeling, past-chair of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Nominating Committee, IFIC Board of Directors and Executive Board, NRA Nutrition Executive Study Group, the Norwalk Community College Advisory Board, co-chair of the CIA Healthy Menus R&D Collaborative and the NAMA Nutrition Advisory Board. She also serves on the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Diversity Committee.