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Welcome to Culinary Medicine NYC

The Art of Healthful Cooking

brought to you by

Annette Nielsen

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Classes, Programs + Speaking Engagements


Upcoming classes and events where you can find us!


Programming for

Medical Professionals,

Seniors + Families


We've designed comprehensive  and custom Culinary Medicine + Culinary Nutrition curricula for medical professionals and more.

Like to inquire about a class? Write to us at


Speaking Engagements, Panel Discussions + Writing

Annette is available for speaking engagements and panels; reach her at 518.854.EATS/3287.

Annette will be speaking at the community session for the upcoming Accessible Yoga Conference at Integral Yoga on Saturday, October 12th. 


Some of Annette's related pieces:

Inspired Curriculum Garners Accolades with Ground-Up Impact on Health & Wellness

Farm to Institution in the Capital Institute Field Guide

The Daily Meal: Ramp Confit

The Beet: Warm + Filling Plant-Based Soups

Edible Queens: Comfort Food and Healing Recipes

Edible Bronx: Innovation in Education with Green Bronx Machine

 Annette Nielsen + Culinary Medicine NYC

A health and wellness specialist, Annette Nielsen’s career in food, nutrition and culinary programming started nearly 20 years ago. She has cooked in the kitchen of Glorious Food, tested recipes for the Center for Science in the Public Interest, helped launch and manage a shared-use kitchen, coordinated community farm-to-table events and leads culinary nutrition programming for medical residents, senior citizens and families. 


An award-winning food writer, Annette’s work has appeared in national and regional publications such as Edible, Adirondack Life, Eating Well, The Saratogian, The Hill Rag and The Washington Post. She serves as a member of the NY Women’s Culinary Alliance, Chef’s Consortium and Food-Ed Steering Committee at the Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy. She is also a board member for the NYC Nutrition Education Network.


Annette earned her BA in Fine Arts from Colgate University, MA in Writing from Johns Hopkins and completed her certification in Nutrition + Healthy Living from Cornell University. She has been appointed to serve on the Mayor-Elect's transition team on food and food policy in NYC.


She grew up in the Adirondacks, has lived in DC, and with her husband and child, calls Manhattan home.

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Culinary Medicine NYC offers a straight-forward way to understand how delicious and nutritious food and cooking relate to personal health and wellness.


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