Chris Kalinich is the owner and culinary instructor of Plant 2 Platter LLC, working with individuals and groups to promote positive life change. With her passion for cooking and her background in education and corporate training, she helps others discover how lifestyle choices can positively affect well-being. She focuses on the whole person, valuing the social camaraderie and cultural connections that are associated with food.
After overcoming several health issues using the power of plants, Chris now helps others discover how they can empower their own lives with evidence-based nutrition education and practical cooking skills that result in tasty, healthy cuisine. She is honored to be a Certified Food for Life Instructor and is also a MSVA-Certified Vegan Lifestyle Coach & Educator and a founding board member of Healthy World Sedona. Chris focuses on outreach to those transitioning to plant-based eating and uses instructional aids and cooking demonstrations to show that we can tackle life with vitality by what we put on our plates.