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About Us


Founder and CEO Michel Nischan is a three-time James Beard award-winning chef with over 30 years of leadership advocating for a more sustainable food system. He is also Co-Founder of the Chefs Action Network, as well as Founder and Partner, with the late actor Paul Newman, of the former Dressing Room Restaurant. In 2015, he was honored as the James Beard Awards’ Humanitarian of the Year.

Joining Michel on the Executive Team are Chief Xpansion Officer, Ed Kelly, Chief Operating Officer, Craig Lomma, and Chief Programs Officer, Skye Cornell.

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