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Founded in 2003 by Michelle Dudash, Chef Dudash Nutrition (Dudash Enterprises, LLC) is a nutrition and culinary firm specializing in nutrition communications, culinary and nutrition spokesperson work, nutrition writing, recipe development, and nutrition analysis. The company is based in Scottsdale, Arizona and nationally services media outlets, food and nutritional industries, food service operations, professional organizations, and a variety of other corporations. Read more about the services that she provides.
Michelledudash.com garners over 8,800 unique readers and 19,290 pageviews per month, with the average visit duration of 1:30 (Google Analytics, May 2013).
- 98% female
- 29% ages 25-34, 27% ages 35-44, 19% ages 45-54
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Chef Dudash Nutrition is currently searching for an e-newsletter editor (posted 8/13).
As a member of Les Dames D’Escoffier, Michelle donates her resources to food-related charities. Active in her profession, she serves as a mentor to Arizona State University dietetic students and guest lectures, and precepts additional interns through out the year. She currently serves as immediate past-president of the Arizona Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Michelle is also involved with Families Giving Back.
We are currently seeking volunteers for TV food styling assistants. Click here to learn more.
Chef Dudash Nutrition offers a variety of volunteer experiences for students and interns.
1. Each semester (fall, spring summer), Michelle accepts up to three dietetic students.
Location: Phoenix area preferred, also virtual opportunities
Description: Opportunities in Phoenix: Prep food props for TV segments and photo shoots, come along to TV segments, grocery shop. Virtual opportunities: Send press releases, assist with writing TV segment sheets, compile media lists, send press kits; assist with social media on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest; monitor daily media queries, follow-up with media as required; upload blogs and articles for website via WordPress; research for various projects. Experience in WordPress is a huge plus. Requires a commitment of at least 5 hours per week for a minimum of 2 months.
Paid: Unpaid for most students. Possibly paid for someone with PR experience and initiative. Plus 1 hour of free mentoring and eligible for letter of recommendation after 10 hours of work.
Contact: Please send questions and resume and cover letter with availability to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Each year, Michelle serves as a preceptor to dietetic interns in the Maricopa County Department of Public Health, Arizona State University, and Arizona State University Masters Program Enrichment experience.
3. Michelle occasionally accepts students living in the Phoenix area who are enrolled in distant learning programs.
4. Michelle occasionally accepts students enrolled in culinary programs.
Q: I’m a healthcare professional or patient. Can I refer patients to Michelle for her to counsel? Can I make an appointment with Michelle?
Michelle is not accepting new patients and does not accept insurance. To find a dietitian in your area, visit eatright.org.
Q: Can I hire Michelle to come to my house and work with me to give my fridge and pantry contents a healthy makeover?
Michelle offers an in-home service at an executive level. Please contact us directly for rates.
Q: I saw Michelle on TV and can’t find the recipes on the station’s website. Can you send me the recipe?
Check Michelle’s blog for a listing of recent recipes featured on TV or the radio. If you still can’t find it, feel free to email it and we will send it to you.
Q: Which companies does Michelle recommend for a healthier home-delivered meal service?
Michelle enjoyed a free 3-day trial of Sunfare. It has a variety of plans to fit your nutritional needs and budget.
Q: I’d like Michelle to try my product. What is the best way to go about doing this?
Before sending product, please read Michelle’s product review policy. If you meet her parameters, email us your product’s website, nutritional information and ingredient list. We will let you know if we are interested in sampling the product. A product sampling does not guarantee a review.
Q: Can Michelle come to my house to deliver a one-on-one cooking lesson?
Michelle is available for private party appearances and cooking demonstrations. Please contact us for more information.
Q: I need to interview a dietitian for a class assignment. May I make an appointment with Michelle for this?
Michelle genuinely appreciates your interest in her work and is flattered! Due to the high volume of requests for this that she receives, we have created this document of FAQs. Please feel free to use these questions and answers in your assignment, as well as peruse Michelle’s detailed website.
Q: I have questions for Michelle about strategically planning my career or combining the chef and RD credential. Can I arrange an appointment with Michelle?
Michelle genuinely appreciates your interest in her work and is flattered! Michelle mentors nine dietetic interns per year, as well as other exceptional individuals that she identifies along the way. Additionally, Michelle is available for individual private consultation at an hourly rate. Please contact her directly.
Michelle also recommends this list of resources to get started in the food and culinary business.