Chef Nadine Nelson, the Green Queen of Cuisine, is the sustainable chef and social entrepreneur/activist of Global Local Gourmet, a roving community-supported kitchen specializing in experiential epicurean occasions that cook up delicious adventures far from expected yet close to home in the form of cooking classes, culinary tours, culinary team building events, wellness workshops and pop up events.
Chef Nadine is from Toronto, Canada and of Jamaican Heritage. She likes to combine global flavors with local ingredients sharing her knowledge of ethnic flavors that are underrepresented in culinary education. As a trained educator, writer, artist and food professional based in the North East, her aim is to use food as social sculpture and a catalyst to engage people in issues from seed to waste while learning about the world’s diverse gastronomies in fellowship and unity with each other. Her writing has appeared in Plate Magazine, Zester Daily, Farmer’s Almanac, Kwanzaa Culinarians and more.