More about Chef Carla…

I am a professionally trained chef and holistic health coach, and yes, I even cooked on TV. I competed in season 12 of Chopped! on the Food Network. For over 12 years, I worked in restaurants and hotels from Boston to San Diego. I also was a personal chef to some prominent Upper East Side families in New York City. I have had more jobs than I care to write about from food styling to teaching cooking classes, I have pretty much done it all in the food industry. I even owned my own meal delivery and catering company called Red Clog Kitchen for five years. Below are some of my credentials. I am sure the list will grow even more in the years to come!

My Credentials: 

MA: Masters of Arts in Food Management and Food Studies, New York University

BS: Bachelors of Science in Culinary Arts, Johnson and Wales University  




Additional Training:

Nutritious Life Certified Coach by Registered Dietitian, Keri Glassman

Certified Holistic Health Coach, Institute for Integrative Nutrition

New York City Food Handler’s Certified

Serve Safe, National Food Safety Certified

Disclaimer: I am a professionally trained chef and Certified Holistic Health Coach; I am also Nutritious Life Certified. I am not a Nutritionist or RD. I am not a qualified healthcare professional. The information contained on this site is my opinion based on research and personal experience unless otherwise stated, and should not be substituted for qualified medical advice.

Health related information is in no way intended to diagnose, prevent, treat or cure any medical or other condition. Always seek the counsel of a qualified medical practitioner or other health care provider for an individual consultation before making any significant changes to your diet and lifestyle, or to answer questions about specific medical conditions.

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