Cindy Chou

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Location
Santa Monica, CA
School
California Polytechnic State University, New York University, Culinary Institute Of America In Hyde Park, UC Irvine
Expertise
Plant-Forward Recipes, Global Recipes, Taiwanese Recipes, American Cuisine, East Asian Cuisines
  • Cindy is the chef and RDN behind Healthy Feels, The Sound of Cooking, and Cancer Nutrition in a Bowl.
  • She has worked as a chef, recipe developer/tester, food stylist, food videographer/photographer, and chef instructor prior to cooking for clients as a private chef.
  • She teaches cooking and cancer nutrition courses with a focus on East Asian cuisines at Cancer Nutrition in a Bowl.

Experience

Cindy Chou, RDN is the Taiwanese American chef, registered dietitian nutritionist, and creator of HealthyFeels.com, where she shares Asian and Taiwanese recipes. She has spent 10+ years in the food industry cooking in professional kitchens and silent meditation retreats, teaching cooking and nutrition classes, and cooking for families as a private chef. She is a culinary nutrition expert and teaches online cooking courses on plant-forward recipes and Asian cuisine. Cindy has also worked as a recipe tester and food stylist for cookbooks and photoshoots. With an interest in the dynamics between our senses and how they can elicit memories, she launched The Sound of Cooking in 2018, an educational cooking video series that highlights familiar cooking sounds as a way to provide viewers another layer of connection through a virtual platform.

Education

Cindy is a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) and has a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from UC Irvine. She was trained in culinary arts at the Culinary Institute of America before studying clinical nutrition at NYU and completing her dietetic internship through Cal Poly SLO.
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