Crusonia Conversations: Ken Rubin & Dan Marek
November 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join us to discuss how culinary experts, inspired by the awareness that FOOD IS HEALTH, create more nutritious dishes that are both good for you and craveable. Register now at crusonia2020.live/conversations/.
Chef Ken Rubin is a chef educator, food anthropologist, and Chief Culinary Officer at Rouxbe Online Culinary School. Ken studied the anthropology of food and developed ethnographic research methods to understand how people learn to cook. Recognized for his expertise in education and training, food culture research, health and wellness, and product development, Ken has held top-level management positions at well-respected culinary academies including Le Cordon Bleu Schools North America, Chefs.com, the International Culinary School at the Art Institute of Portland and the Natural Epicurean Academy.
Chef Dan Marek runs the Whole Kids Foundation’s Healthy Teachers Program which is designed to provide teachers and school staff with nutrition inspiration and healthy cooking techniques to transform their own wellbeing, serve as healthy role models for their students, and be change agents in their own communities. The Healthy Teachers Program has trained nearly 15,000 teachers and food service workers, breaking down simple nutrition into digestible information that everyone can use. Dan has worked extensively as a chef and chef educator, and is also a board member of Slow Food Austin.