Chef Alison Negrin and Associates
Professional Chef, Sustainable Food Consultant, Farm to Institution Advocacy
Chef Negrin is the sole proprietor of Chef Alison Negrin an and Associates; a consulting company specializing in transforming institutions into heal thy food zones by connecting them with local sustainable food sources and educating about the power of nutrition and healthy eating in menu development and training.
Executive chef at such noted Bay Area restaurants as Chez Panisse, Bridges and Ginger Island, Alison Negrin has seen some of the summits of the commercial foodservice world. As executive chef for John Muir Health System (JMH’s), Negrin was responsible for writing both patient and cafeteria menus for the three hospital campuses, as well as developing the dishes and menus for the various upscale catered events hosted by the hospital system. Alison had the honor of accepting 2 awards at the 2012 HCWH Food Med conference for JMH’s accomplishments with reducing greenhouse gases through sustainable purchasing and overall increased sustainable purchasing. Alison was the recipient of the Women Who Inspire 2013 Community Service Award from the national organization of Women Chefs and Restaurateurs recognized for her work in bringing healthy and sustainably sourced food to healthcare.