Michel Nischan

Restaurateur, Author, Advocate
Wholesome Wave

Chef Michel Nischan wears many hats – from dynamic restaurant owner, James Beard Award-winning cookbook author and media personality – to food policy advocate and non-profit foundation CEO. A proponent of sustainable farming, local and regional food systems and heritage recipes, Michel has long been a leader in the movement to honor local, pure, simple and delicious cooking. He was owner and founder of Dressing Room, his homegrown restaurant in Westport, CT and CEO and President of Wholesome Wave, dedicated to nourishing neighborhoods by supporting increased production and access to healthy, fresh and affordable locally grown food for the well-being of all.  Find out more about Michel at michelnischan.com, or learn more about the great work he’s doing through Wholesome Wave.