Gina Keatley is an award-winning chef, nutritionist, and humanitarian. Utilizing her professional and educational experiences, Gina has become known for her food-focused television appearances, cookbooks and her campaign against the use of processed foods in low-income areas.
Gina holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Nutrition and Food Studies from New York University and holds a degree in Restaurant Management and Culinary Arts from the Art Institute of New York City. Her professional experience spans the food world; she has worked in hunger management as the founder of her own community food program, as a culinary consultant, food writer and fine dining professional. Gina’s specialty is Italian cuisine, although she has a broad international repertoire.
Gina has been chosen as a 2011 CNN Hero and L'oreal Women of Worth as well as featured on such programs and networks as the Food Network, the Dr. Oz Show, AFP Global News Network, ABC Channel 7 New York City, and many more, performing on air culinary and nutrition demonstrations for local and national broadcasts. She is the proud founder and creator of Nourishing NYC, a community food program that feeds, educates, and advocates for tens-of-thousands of in need families annually.