Bio:Amanda Archibald has combined her unique training as an analyst and a nutritionist (RD) with her culinary expertise to pioneer a new conversation in nutrition.
Amanda’s trailblazing work is redefining the food, nutrition and cooking education footprint in ways that are understandable, meaningful and fundamentally achievable for all Americans. Her cutting edge work in Culinary Genomics, unveiled in 2015, has created a new frontier, essentially uniting the fields of Genomic Medicine with the Culinary Arts. Through this work, Amanda is placing food, foodservice operations, chefs and the kitchen at the epicenter of healing, igniting a new nutrition conversation for the world.
Amanda has been involved in lecturing, teaching, counseling and producing state of the art experiential food and nutrition learning experiences for consumers and health professionals alike since 2003. Her work has been showcased in more than 30 states, 100 U.S. cities and 7 countries. She has also produced four international food policy focused events. In all of her endeavors, Amanda’s vision remains crystal clear: help individuals understand how food works in the body, then translate it to the plate in accessible, affordable, nourishing and deeply flavorful ways.
Through her nutrition and culinary expertise, Amanda has spoken extensively at nutrition, medical and agricultural conferences. As an analyst she has presented at conferences as diverse as The Fancy Food Show, World Wide Food Expo and the Institute for Food Technology. As a nutrition expert, sample speaking engagements include the FDA, Institute for Functional Medicine, Canyon Ranch, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Urban Zen, Kaiser Permanente and many Universities around the country.
Her work has been broadly showcased in the media to include The Food Network, Food Management Magazine, Today’s Dietitian, Kiwi Magazine and beyond. When not working, Amanda is an avid cyclist, hiker and participant in all snow sports. She passionately enjoys her Rocky Mountain lifestyle, residing in the beautiful High Country know as Summit County, Colorado.
National Advisory Council Cooking Matters
Board of Directors: First Bites