Chef Adam Sacks offers a unique perspective as a certified chef du cuisine, registered dietician, and athlete. A passionate educator about culinary arts, nutrition, fitness, and wellness, Chef Sacks can inspire audiences ranging from consumers to food industry professionals to get excited about cooking and eating healthfully.
Chef Adam Sacks is among a short list of individuals in the country that have obtained certifications as a Certified Chef (ACF) and Registered Dietitian (ADA). His unique ability to create healthier cuisine has enabled him to teach, work, and study in myriad of foodservice venues as well as open Health Trek, the first "heart healthy" vegetarian restaurant in western Virginia Most recently, Chef Sacks has served as a Chef Instructor and Nutritionist for Johnson & Wales University, Providence RI.
In addition to his teaching responsibilities, he was appointed the Sports Nutritionist for the campus, advising over 25 NCAA Division 3 Teams and over 200+ athletes. Currently, Chef Sacks serves as Chef Instructor and Nutritionist at the Denver Campus as well as the Director of Healthy By Design, a Consulting and Personal Chef firm that assists corporate food clients address nutrition, wellness, and food allergy issues.
His current and past clients have included: New England Patriots, Boston Bruins, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Veggie Land, Not Your Average Joe's, Uno Foods and UNO Chicago Grill, National Peanut Board, and California Raisin Board. Chef Sacks is a member of the American Dietetics Association, American Culinary Federation, and the Research Chefs Association. He is currently serving on many Review and Advisory Boards, including the Promise Institute for the Heart Health Nutrition.
Topics on which he can speak include:
·Trends in flavors and nutrition, including allergies (for food industry professionals)
·Consumer expectations (for food industry professionals)
·Fuel for an active lifestyle (for consumers and athletes)
·Healthful eating in a fast food world
Johnson & Wales in RIBoston and At Sunrice, a cooking school in , Chef Sacks will be featured in an upcoming episode of PBS’s children’s show, Fetch! An avid bicyclist, swimmer, and kayaker, Chef Sacks knows that how to meet the needs of athletes while enjoying life’s bounty. His enthusiastic motto is “Nutrition Rocks!”