Worlds of Healthy Flavors

Napa Valley, CA


Each January, the Worlds of Healthy Flavors invitational leadership retreat brings together an audience of 125 leaders—including top nutrition researchers, influential corporate chefs, leading registered dietitians, world cuisine experts, members of the media, and other influencers—to discuss opportunities for presenting American consumers with a wider range of healthy menu options.

The Worlds of Healthy Flavors initiative builds on more than 20 years of initiatives at The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone that have made the techniques and flavor dynamics of global cuisines, from the Mediterranean and Asia to Latin America, more accessible to American foodservice. Traditions from these plant-forward cuisines—especially the abundant use of fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes, and whole grains—form the basis for creating more healthful menu offerings that are both flavorful and craveable.

The 2019 Worlds of Healthy Flavors Leadership Retreat will be held January 15-17, 2019 at The Culinary Institute of America at Copia. We hope you will join us in 2019 as we continue our quest to increase the availability and creativity of healthy, delicious, globally inspired options on American menus!

Download an Overview of the Conference PDF here.

Worlds of Healthy Flavors in the Media

Los Angeles Times, No Chicken or Chorizo in Sight- Vegetables are the Stars of These Aromatic and Healthful Paellas
by Martha Rose Shulman, April 1, 2016

The Packer, Boards Cater to Foodservice
by Tom Burfield, December 21, 2015

The New York Times, Tuna Mushroom Burgers
by Martha Rose Shulman, March 3, 2015

The Christian Science Monitor, Harvard and Culinary Institute: Younger Chefs are Thinking About Sustainability
by Philip Hanes, April 3, 2014

50plusPlusFit, Love Tomatoes for Valentine's Day
by Christine Rosenbloom, February 24, 2014


Past Conferences



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For information about Sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Shara Orem
Director – Sponsorship Planning and Outreach, Strategic Initiatives and Advancement

(707) 967-2439