Michel Nischan

HRN Hall of Fame: Michel Nischan

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Nominated by: All in the Industry

As the son of displaced farmers, Michel Nischan grew up with a great appreciation for those who work the land. He translated those childhood values into a career as a James Beard award-winning chef and humanitarian. He’s also become a leader in the sustainable food movement. He is Founder and CEO of Wholesome Wave, and Co-founder of the James Beard Foundation’s Chefs Action Network. He and his Wholesome Wave team, were instrumental in securing $100M for Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) grants for the food equity field in the 2014 Federal Farm Bill, expanding affordable access to locally grown fruits and vegetables.

Appearances on HRN:

Special Feature: 7Th Annual Chefs Collaborative Closing Keynote: Michel Nischan
All In The Industry: Michel Nischan
Just Food Stories: Liz Neumark & Michel Nischan: Chefs Leading Food Systems Change
It’S More Than Food: Eight Episodes In 2013
The Business Of The Business: Michel Nischan & Wholesome Wave
Special Feature: Hrn On Sandy – Wholesome Wave / Food Access
The Main Course: Michel Nischan