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Michel Nischan

Strategic Leadership

Sunday, September 25

Strategic Leadership: Meet Your ESG Goals in a Resource-Contrained Environment

Michel Nischan is a four-time James Beard Award winning chef with over 40 years of leadership advocating for a more healthful, sustainable food system. He is Founder and Executive Chairman of Wholesome Wave, Founder and CEO of Wholesome Crave, and Founder and Partner with the late actor Paul Newman of the former Dressing Room Restaurant.

Leading Wholesome Wave, his national non-profit built to address nutrition insecurity in vulnerable populations, Nischan, his late partner Gus Schumacher, and their field partners were instrumental in securing $250M in the 2018 Farm Bill to become a permanent part of all future farm bills. The Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program permanently expands affordable access to fruits and vegetables for low-income Americans.


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