When a High-Fat Diet is Helpful

In honor of our 40th anniversary this fall, we’ve dug into our archives to find some of our favorite articles written by Natural Gourmet Institute founder, Annemarie Colbin Ph.D. This series will celebrate her teachings on food, science and nutrition, which are now more prominent than ever in the better food movement. Annemarie was a true visionary: inquisitive, intuitive, […]

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Sourcing and Sustainability at NGI

At Natural Gourmet Institute (NGI), we’re committed to educating students on preparing food that is seasonal, local, whole, traditional, balanced, fresh, and delicious. In doing so, NGI focuses on the creation and maintenance of a sustainable food system by continually building connections with suppliers and taking on broader advocacy initiatives. Read on to learn how NGI puts […]

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Food Across the Lifecycle: Which Path Will You Take?

Natural Gourmet Institute’s Culinary Nutrition and Food Therapy programs dive deep into the continuum of food across the lifecycle. Since their introduction a few years ago, they’ve become our most popular certificate programs. Combining health and nutrition education with practical hands-on cooking, these two programs allow students from a range of healthcare disciplines and culinary […]

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True to Our Roots: Traditional and Ancient Diets

In honor of our 40th anniversary this fall, we’ve dug into our archives to find some of our favorite articles written by Natural Gourmet Institute founder, Annemarie Colbin Ph.D. This series will celebrate her teachings on food, science and nutrition, which are now more prominent than ever in the better food movement. Annemarie was a true visionary: inquisitive, intuitive, […]

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NGI Participates in “Celebrate Mad. Sq. Chefs”

Natural Gourmet Institute was thrilled to participate in the annual tasting event “Celebrate Mad. Sq. Chefs” in the park to support Madison Square Park Conservancy initiatives including horticulture, maintenance, and free public programs. This annual event gathers the best chefs and restaurants in the neighborhood for a convivial outdoor dining experience. Among food participants were […]

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Healing Through Food with NGI Alum Megan Huylo

Megan Huylo is a graduate of the Chef’s Training Program at Natural Gourmet Institute. Through personal experience and her training at NGI, she has fully come to understand food as medicine. As a part-time farmer, Megan enjoys cooking with herbs and produce that she planted herself. Read on to learn more about her story and […]

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