Services Offered by Michelle

Food & Nutrition Freelance Writer

With 18 years of food business experience as a registered dietitian and certified Cordon Bleu chef, Michelle writes on topics in food, health, and nutrition. Michelle is available for freelance feature and column writing, blogging, as well as corporate writing. Currently she serves as The Arizona Republic‘s “Healthy Dish” columnist. Michelle is the author of Clean Eating for Busy Families (Fair Winds Press, December, 2012). Partial client list: EatingWell, The Arizona Republic, Parents.com, SELF.com, Shape.com, Raising Arizona Kids, SheKnows.com, PistachioHealth.com, Kashi.com, ADA Times

“Working with Michelle is an editor’s dream. She is easy to work with, pitches hot topics, and breaks down the nutritional science into stories that resonate with our readers.” –Alison Bills, managing editor for SheKnows.com

Nutrition expert Michelle Dudash, RD on FOX News

Nutrition Spokesperson, Culinary Spokesperson, Registered Dietitian Spokesperson

Michelle has a strong television presence and partners as a media spokesperson with public relations agencies and food and nutritional companies nationwide as well as in Phoenix. She has made hundreds of appearances on television, radio, online, and in print and is experienced in satellite media tours, radio media tours, audio news releases, expo representation, live and taped cooking demonstrations, public speaking, food writing, hosting as a television health correspondent and the lead talent in commercials. Visit Michelle’s YouTube page for additional samples of her work. Michelle has most recently worked with: California Avocado Commission, national Got Milk? campaign, KIND Healthy Snacks, McCormick, National Mango Board, Wheat Foods Council, Wonderful Pistachios

“Michelle did an outstanding job presenting to the Oldways Supermarket RDs and was the best, in my opinion. Michelle owned the content, she did not simply deliver a commercial. She was passionate, informative and very personable. I was very VERY PLEASED.” –Angela Fraser, Marketing Manager, California Avocado Commission

“Michelle’s TV segments are great – we couldn’t ask for better! As a registered dietitian spokesperson, she does a good job of delivering clear and relatable messages for the consumer. Our clients are really pleased with Michelle’s segments.” –Tasia Hurt, Pollock Communications

Red carpet correspondent Michelle Dudash, Star Jones at Woman's Day Red Dress Awards

Television Nutrition Host, Cooking Show Host, On-Air Talent, Voiceover Talent

Michelle has a strong presence on television and has appeared in commercials, as a health correspondent, and as host of web cooking shows and brand videos as a registered dietitian spokesperson. Visit Michelle’s YouTube page for samples of her work. Michelle has worked with: National Got Milk? campaign, Ehow.com, California Raisins, USA Onions, National Pork Board, SheKnows.com

“I really enjoyed working with you. You rocked it!” –Brett Smith, director, Tri-Digital Group

Healthy Recipe Developer

Michelle knows good food. In her 18 years of food business experience, she earned her certificate as a Cordon Bleu chef, cooked at a Mobil Five Star restaurant, and was a private chef serving guests including English royalty. As a busy working mom with a family, Michelle understands what millions of moms face every night as they struggle to put a healthy dinner on the table in minutes. Michelle applies her expertise to develop delicious, innovative, and healthy recipes for print and online media, as well as helping companies enhance brand awareness. Michelle also has extensive knowledge in and capabilities to conduct nutritional analyses. Partial client list: Betty Crocker magazine, Bird’s Eye, Better Homes & Gardens, Sargento, National Pork Board, ARAMARK, Martha Stewart’s Whole Living, Corner Kitchen show on SheKnows.com, Dannon, a NYT best-selling cookbook

“I can count on Michelle to develop recipes that are in touch with current food trends and our target consumer. She is easy to do business with for developing exciting concepts, well-written recipes, and precise nutritional analyses.” – Christine Dooley, senior account executive for Golin Harris

Culinary & Nutrition Speaker

Michelle is an enthusiastic speaker, presenting food and nutrition messages with style and contagious energy. She presents as a conference keynote and breakout session speaker to energize and educate groups, and at work sites to lead employees to live a healthier lifestyle. All presentations are tailored to fit your organization’s needs. Read more… Partial client list: Restaurant Leadership Conference, Oldways Supermarket RD Symposium, Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Florida Dietetic Association, Food and Culinary Professionals, Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition, Virginia Department of Education, American Express, Arizona School Nurse Consortium, Arizona State University, Hunter Douglas, Wells Fargo, Child and Adult Care Food & Nutrition Program National Professional Association

“Your dish was fantastic and I am excited to get my book dirty! You gave me a new “spark” in my journey which I needed. I lost 40 lbs so far, but still more to do. But I can only do it one dish at a time! I just wanted to let you know what you did and to thank you personally! ” – cooking presentation attendee, Weight Watchers of Arizona

“Whether it is trying to lose weight or live a healthier lifestyle, Michelle is loaded with information that motivates her audience.” – Barbara Lucas, RN, COHN-S/CM, Occupational Nurse for JP Morgan Chase

Professional Food & Nutrition Blogger

With 18 years of food business experience as a registered dietitian and certified Cordon Bleu chef, Michelle writes on topics in food, health, and nutrition. Michelle is available for guest blogging on company websites, sponsored posts on Michelledudash.com, as well as Twitter and Facebook chats. Partial client list: The Arizona Republic, California Avocado Commission, National Pork Board, SELF.com, Shape.com, PistachioHealth.com

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Nutritional Analysis

Michelle has analyzed thousands of menus and recipes for the National School Lunch Program, caterers, restaurants, grocery stores, food companies, and chefs. With her deep culinary knowledge, she has the capabilities to make realistic recommendations for recipe improvements that offer nutritious results. Partial client list: Nothing But Noodles restaurants, Catering 4 Kids, National School Lunch Program, CN Resource, Iafrate & Associates, Sargento, Corner Kitchen on SheKnows.com, Dannon

“Michelle’s attention to detail, precision, and experience in the food and nutrition industries contributed to the excellent nutritional analyses work she completed for us. We have retained Michelle for years and highly recommend her.” –Michele Iafrate, Iafrate & Associates, Attorneys at Law

Healthy Menu Reviewer & Developer

Michelle’s extensive experience as a chef and registered dietitian makes her the perfect choice to review menus and make recommendations to keep food service organizations in compliance with State licensure requirements, as well as provide food that is balanced nutritionally, asthetically, and tastefully. Partial client list: ARAMARK, Journey Centers, Evening Entertainment Group, Sundance Center, Citron Catering

“Michelle is easy to work with, very knowledgeable in cooking and nutrition, and communicates effectively with the culinary staff. Our clients have been very satisfied with our food program. I recommend Michelle without hesitation”. –Dr. Ravi N. Chandiramani, Corporate Medical Director at Journey Healing Centers

Cooking Teacher and Cooking Demonstrator

Chef Michelle offers hands-on group cooking classes and demonstrations for in-store promotions, drawing traffic, excitement, and a new look to your store! She can demonstrate how to utilize your products in a way that would be appealing to your customers, leading to an increase in your sales. She is also available for corporate team building events and other special private functions. Partial client list: Wells Fargo, Fry’s Marketplace, Williams-Sonoma, Loven’ the Kitchen

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