With over thirty-five years of professional industry experience, Gigi is recognized as an expert in culinary education. She specializes in children and families to help increase nutritional awareness and take some of the stress out of being a busy- aware parent. As a food professional, Gigi goes after picky eating through the science of flavor, while helping parents and caregivers reprogram their approach and win back mealtimes! Author of Food Fight, for Parents of Picky Eaters, and Co-Author, of “Learning with Little Lulu Lemon”,.
Gigi has appeared in a variety of media outlets including, Radio Disney, local San Francisco television broadcasts including NBC’s “View from the Bay” and CBS, “Eye on the Bay”. Chef Gigi, is not only a pioneer in children’s culinary education, she is also the former academic director who authored and implemented the famed culinary school, Le Cordon Bleu’s, Hospitality and Restaurant Management program while simultaneously founded a her professional culinary school for kids; launching her as a pioneer in children’s culinary education. Today, Chef Gigi continues to advocate healthy foods and time saving techniques though writing, speaking, and coaching families how to shop, prep, cook, eat and live better.
Are you are a busy parent or leading a group who needs help on how to simplify your parenting life? Chef Gigi speaks on topics surrounding food prep, picky eaters, and crazy mealtimes.
-How to make mealtimes go from frantic to fun
-How to build healthy meals in less time.
-How to shop for nutrition foods.
-Meal prep for the week just one afternoon a week.
-How to deal with picky eaters.
-What to cook and when.
-How to cook it and why.
-Five Ingredients or less meals.
-Who has time for this are you screaming for help?
-Fast food vs home cooked-what it looks like and how to stop the cycle.
Chef Gigi can provide support for parents and caring adults who want to provided nutrition meals in less time.
-How to get the kids involved and why.
-How to meal prep one day a week.
-How to work clean, fast and organized and save your sanity!
-What and how much to feed your toddler
Past Speaking Audiences:
-Public and Private Parent Organizations
-Private and Public Schools
-Key Note Speaking Engagement
-Regional School Lunch Programs
Other books by Chef Gigi
“Learning with Little Lulu Lemon” – Homefires Publishing
Learning with Little Lulu Lemon is an innovative, fun-filled educational activity guide with over 25 fun learning activities and recipes that your whole family will enjoy! For children ages 3-7.
Discover the wonder of math through simple investigations and easy, gourmet lemony recipes. Develop the scientific skills of observation and experimentation with playful lemon lessons. Boost vocabulary while learning life skills — including cooking and economics! Enjoy activities and games that build cognitive development for life-long learning success.
Have fun with your child as you explore the gastronomic and scholastic delights of the versatile lemon. Learning with Little Lulu Lemon is engaging, fun, and educational — and will give your young child a head start on life-long learning success!