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Kristin Kessler

Kristin Kessler

Culinary Arts Training Coordinator

The Fortune Society

New York, NY

I coordinate a culinary arts training program for a re-entry non-profit, helping those who have been formerly incarcerated learn new culinary skills in order to help them land jobs as entry-level cooks.

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I beg you... to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written in a very foreign language. Do not search for answers, which could not be given you now, because you would not be able to live them. And the point is, to live everything. Live the questions...
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Registered Dietitian
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Everything. As a life long learner there is nothing that fails to fascinate me. However, to be more specific I am interested in 1) helping others 2) helping women 3) helping women by empowering them to control of their lives by first taking control of their health. Hobby wise, I love cooking AND eating, reading (I've g...

Everything. I tend to like jobs that have me as a Jill of all trades. Writing, event planning, Instagramming, networking, teaching- could I finally find a job out there that incorporates all of these things? Ideally I would love to work for a company or organization that is working to break down stereotypes for both women and men, encouraging...

The Fortune Society

Culinary Arts Training Coordinator

Plan and coordinate the culinary arts training program designed to give clients hands on kitchen skills in order to make them more marketable in the job force.

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Health Communications Coordinator

Execute strategic initiatives identified by Marketing, Sales, and Communications Team
Plan and execute professional events such as influencer dinners and cooking classes
Build new and help manage existing health professional influencer network
Create content calendar and first copy for Nothing But Good Health e-newsletter
Create patient resources for health professionals
Research the latest trends in dairy and translate into key messages
Assist in planning and executing new communication strategies and outreach

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Fleishman-Hillard

Assistant Account Executive/Nutrition Specialist

Develop nutrition communications strategy for food/ag and health conscious brand clients
Managing on-going nutrition and media programs
Develop client materials for internal and public use
Plan and execute events
Nutrition research support
Pitch campaigns and develop media relationships

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YMCA of Austin

MEND Mind-Theory Leader

Teach nutrition and health behavior change classes for children 7-13 years of age and their parents.
Lead a facilitated discussion among the parents while the children exercise.
Coordinate and manage teaching on site along with 2 other employees.

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Peoples Pharmacy

Wellness Consultant

Educated customers on the floor about supplements and nutrition and health changes at a holistic pharmacy
Ordered and inventoried pharmaceutical supplement lines
Counseled individuals on a one-on-one basis

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Worksite Wellness Consulting

Registered Dietitian

Presented nutrition seminars to groups of 15-20 people at a corporation
Prepared personalized material and props to discuss the basics of nutrition and key dietary changes
Led a discussion and answered questions on nutrition, wellness, and health

Career medium 03
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Seton Family of Hospitals

Nutrition Clerk/Tech

Visit patients to screen for nutritional risks and recommendations to see the dietitian.
Answer phone calls from patients and staff regarding the menu and specific diets.

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Waffles

Co-founder/owner

Established a start up street vending business
Assist with day to day operations including working, hiring, and managing
Create an advertising program to attract new customers

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University of Texas at Austin

Student Nutrition Team Assistant

Assisted the university dietitian with menu planning including menus for residents and employees and daily working menus for kitchen staff.
Created and assisted with monthly nutrition education outreach for residents.

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The University of Texas at Austin

Bachelor of Science (BS), Nutrition