Natural Gourmet Institute Founder and CEO Dr. Annemarie Colbin to Be Honored at Green Guerillas Benefit

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Natural Gourmet Institute Founder and CEO Dr. Annemarie Colbin to Be Honored at Green Guerillas Benefit on October 17, An Evening in Honor of Earth’s Bounty and Those Who Inspire

Dr. Annemarie Colbin, CEO and founder of Manhattan’s Natural Gourmet Institute ( will be among the honorees at the Green Guerillas Benefit on Monday, October 17, 2011. The Green Guerillas are celebrating the end of a bountiful growing season and recognizing the efforts of New York City’s community gardeners. In addition, Dr. Colbin will be honored as a leader in the realm of whole foods and health-supportive cooking.

“I am delighted to be a part of such a festive evening to highlight the hundreds of community gardeners who do so much for New York City, “ states Dr. Colbin. “At the Natural Gourmet Institute, we are committed to using fresh, whole foods and applaud those who are growing produce within the city’s confines.”

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About Natural Gourmet Institute for Food and Health
Founded in 1977 by Annemarie Colbin, Ph.D., The Natural Gourmet Institute (NGI) is the leader in teaching health-supportive cooking as well as elucidating the relationship between food and health. NGI believes that what we eat significantly affects our physical, mental and spiritual well being.

The Natural Gourmet Institute for Food and Health offers excellent learning opportunities to the general public. Through a combination of cooking classes and lectures, NGI teaches health-supportive food preparation, as well as an ever-expanding array of approaches to nutrition, including models from Western nutrition, Chinese medicine, macrobiotics, raw foods, fermentations, Ayurveda and more.

The Natural Gourmet Institute for Health & Culinary Arts Chef’s Training Program was created in 1987 in response to the demand for culinary professionals skilled in the art of preparing beautiful, delicious health-supportive cuisine. This accredited, comprehensive, mostly-vegetarian program -- the only one of its kind in the world -- prepares students for careers in health spas, restaurants, bakeries, private cooking, catering, teaching, consulting, food writing and a variety of entrepreneurial pursuits.


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