Ellie Krieger will be a guest speaker at the Olive Oil Conference in the Chicago area on July 20, 2017. Ellie is the host and executive producer of the Public Television cooking series “Ellie’s Real Good Food,” and well known as the host of Food Network’s hit show “Healthy Appetite.” Ellie Krieger is the leading go-
Ellie Krieger is a New York Times bestselling, James Beard Foundation and IACP award winning author of five cookbooks. Her most recent is You Have it Made: Delicious, Healthy Do-
A registered dietitian who earned her bachelors of science in clinical nutrition from Cornell and her master’s in nutrition education from Teacher’s College Columbia University, Ellie has been at the forefront of First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign from the beginning when Mrs. Obama’s team invited her to head up a nutrition education initiative at the “Healthy Kids Fair” on the Whitehouse lawn.
Ellie grew up loving food in Queens, New York and went from being overweight as a child to working as a model. She experienced first hand that focus on food on both spectrums was about not taking care of oneself. This led to a passion in nutrition and belief that healthy eating should be enjoyable and delicious. Ellie talks about the road to her inspiring career in a video interview with Makers.com. (Or you can visit http://www.makers.com/ellie-krieger)
Here is a segment of Ellie on “Ellie’s Real Good Food,” where she demonstrates how to make a simple Red Wine Salad Dressing using just 3 ingredients.
About the Olive Oil Conference
The third annual Olive Oil Conference, co-hosted by the North American Olive Oil Association (NAOOA) and International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Savantes, will be held July 19 to July 20, 2017 at the Westin O’Hare in Rosemont, IL.
The conference brings together olive oil marketers, distributors, and experts in the health and culinary fields. In addition, the conference welcomes health advocates, foodies, and culinary enthusiasts looking to expand and diversify their knowledge on the subject. The two-day conference will offer insights from experts related to health, cooking and trade -- with a focus on practical applications. In addition to topical sessions and cooking demonstrations, group workshops will offer attendees hands-
Attendees of the upcoming Olive Oil Conference will have a chance to meet Ellie Krieger who will give a talk on "How Olive Oil Compliments Food and Health," with a cooking demonstration highlighting olive oil nutrition benefits.
For more information and registering for the Olive Oil Conference, please visit: www.OliveOilConference.com.