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Michel Nischan Lunch at Roberta's

Feting our guest editor with pizza, politics
Jan 11, 2012 3:31 pm

Yesterday, Food Republic co-founder Marcus Samuelsson and editorial director Richard Martin hosted a lunch to celebrate Michel Nischan Week at Roberta's in scenic Bushwick, Brooklyn. Joining us for delicious pizza (shout-out to the guanciale and egg!) were Nischan's Wholesome Wave co-founder and a former USDA Under Secretary Gus Schumacher.

F&W Launches Chefs Make Change Campaign

Food & Wine helps celebrity chefs' worthy charities
Jan 11, 2012 10:31 am
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The world of a celebrity chef isn’t only about racking up Michelin stars and making guest appearances on Top Chef. For many, like Michel Nischan, it’s also about creating change in the food system around them.

Wholesome Wave: Michel Nischan’s 2nd Act

Boosting healthy eating initiatives. Saving farms.
Jan 10, 2012 9:01 am

Our guest editor Michel Nischan has spent considerable time cooking all over the world—running kitchens in Milwaukee, New York and at a luxury hotel in India. Cooking was his life and soul. It’s why he got up before dawn and crashed into bed far past midnight. As any champion toques or rising line cook will tell you, cooking professionally at restaurants is the life. And it’s pretty damn addictive. To quit? That’s just not an option.

Meet Michel Nischan

Guest Editor Week kicks off with a Nischan profile
Jan 9, 2012 9:01 am
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Photo: Sam Horine

Why is Michel Nischan guest editing Food Republic's politics section this week? The chef, activist and humanitarian is one of the most inspiring leaders in the food movement, fighting to make better food available to more Americans. While buzzwords like locavore, organic and farm-to-table get passed around like salt and pepper, these are principles that Nischan has stood by his whole life.

Next Week: Guest Editor Michel Nischan

Wholesome Wave's co-founder guest edits on politics
Jan 6, 2012 10:01 am
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Next week, Food Republic brings in some food politics firepower, handing over an editor's chair to Michel Nischan. The CEO, founder and president of The Wholesome Wave Foundation has been a tireless advocate of getting Americans to eat better and to have better access to healthy food. So, we thought, who better to spark a discussion about how to improve the food situation in this country in 2012 than the man who Washington turns to when it needs answers? 


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