Team 2016 – Beverly Hills

October 27, 2016
Michiel Bakker | Google Food Service

Michiel Bakker | Google Food Service

As the Director of Global Food Services (based in Mountain View, CA) Michiel Bakker leads Google’s world-renowned Food program, supporting all food service related activities and […]
October 27, 2016
Dino Borri | Eataly

Dino Borri | Eataly

Born and raised in Bra, a small town in Piemonte, Dino started his career in the food realm in 2000, when Slow Food hired him to […]
November 29, 2016
Gino Campagna | Chef

Gino Campagna | Chef

There are several reasons why chef Gino Campagna is the authority when it comes to the issue of food and children. Born in Italy, Gino is […]
October 27, 2016
Immaculata De Vivo | Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School

Immaculata De Vivo | Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School

Dr. Immaculata De Vivo is an international leader in the area of molecular and genetic epidemiology of cancer. Her unique interdisciplinary approach to understanding the impact […]
October 27, 2016
Thea Emmerling | Minister Counselor Head of Food Safety, Health and Consumer Affairs Section European Union Delegation to the United States of America

Thea Emmerling | Minister Counselor Head of Food Safety, Health and Consumer Affairs Section European Union Delegation to the United States of America

Thea Emmerling joined the Delegation of the European Union in Washington, DC in September 2013 and is leading the Food Safety, Health and Consumer Affairs Section […]
October 27, 2016
Dan Flynn is executive director of the UC Davis Olive Center, established in 2008 to do for olives what UC Davis did for wine.

Dan Flynn | Executive Director, UC Davis Olive Center

Dan Flynn is executive director of the UC Davis Olive Center, established in 2008 to do for olives what UC Davis did for wine. The self-supporting […]
November 29, 2016
Shahid “Sean” Hashmi, MD | Kaiser Permanente

Shahid “Sean” Hashmi, MD | Kaiser Permanente

“Sean Hashmi, M.D., is the adult weight management lead for Southern California Kaiser Permanente. He is a board certified Internist, Nephrologist and Obesity Medicine Specialist practicing […]
November 29, 2016
Eugenio Luigi Iorio, MD, Ph.D. | Researcher

Eugenio Luigi Iorio, MD, Ph.D. | Researcher

Dr. Eugenio Luigi Iorio, M.D. Ph.D. is an eclectic researcher with many different field of medicine. According to his research, the identification and the control of […]
October 27, 2016

Stefanos N. Kales | Harvard Medical School & Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health

Dr. Kales is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and Associate Professor & Director of the Occupational Medicine Residency at the Harvard School […]
November 29, 2016
Alexis Kerner | Olive Oil Sommelier

Alexis Kerner | Olive Oil Sommelier

Alexis Kerner, born in Philadelphia, is an expert olive oil taster who has resided in Seville, Spain for the past 14 years. She received her undergrad […]
November 29, 2016
Lee Knaz | Mission Olive

Lee Knaz | Mission Olive

Lee was born and raised on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea in Kibbutz Gan Shmuel, Israel. There he developed a passion for the freshest produce, […]
November 29, 2016
Jennifer LeBarre | Executive Director, Nutrition Services

Jennifer LeBarre | Executive Director, Nutrition Services

Jennifer LeBarre joined the Oakland Unified School District in July 1998 after working in university dining for a private company. Jennifer supervises the day to day […]
November 29, 2016
Maria Loi | Chef, restaurateur, Greek food ambassador, author, healthy lifestyle expert

Maria Loi | Chef, restaurateur, Greek food ambassador, author, healthy lifestyle expert

Maria Loi’s warmth and huge smile are your first welcome. Her table’s colorful bounty is fresh, festive, healthful and reminiscent of her days growing up along […]
November 29, 2016
John Marino | MDR Brand Ambassador

John Marino | MDR Brand Ambassador

John Marino is the principal of Marino Consulting, a Washington, DC based firm that represents domestic and international clients from diverse industries. He brings more than […]
November 29, 2016

Justin Marx | CEO of Marx Foods

Justin Marx is the CEO of Marx Foods, a company dedicated to sourcing grass fed meats and premium natural foods from the world’s finest producers. Started […]
November 29, 2016
Angelo Mojica | Senior Director

Angelo Mojica | Senior Director

Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Angelo Mojica has earned a Bachelor’s degree in dietetics, a Master’s degree in public Health, a Culinary Arts degree and has recently […]
November 29, 2016
Amy Riolo | Writer and TV personality

Amy Riolo | Writer and TV personality

As an award – winning author, chef, television personality, cuisine and culture expert, and educator, Amy Riolo is known for sharing history, culture, and nutrition through […]
November 29, 2016
Jessica Siegel, MPH, RD | Gelson’s Markets

Jessica Siegel, MPH, RD | Gelson’s Markets

Jessica Siegel is the registered dietitian for Gelson’s Markets, where for the past 14 years she has taught shoppers that healthy eating can be easy, delicious, […]
November 29, 2016
Paul Simon | Director of Chronic Disease from LA Department of Public Health

Paul Simon | Director of Chronic Disease from LA Department of Public Health

Dr. Paul Simon is the Director of the Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention at the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LAC DPH) […]
November 29, 2016
Francesca Zanetti | MDR Ambassador

Francesca Zanetti | MDR Ambassador

Francesca Zanetti is born and raised in Parma Italy, graduated in Economics at University of Parma (one of the oldest Universities in the world). Married to […]
November 29, 2016
Janet Zappala | Television news journalist

Janet Zappala | Television news journalist

Janet Zappala is an award-winning television news journalist. She has won six Emmy awards and garnered thirteen Emmy nominations for her work at TV stations in cities […]