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Rebecca Katz

Chef, Author & Founder, The Healing Kitchens Institute
Rebecca Katz is a nationally recognized culinary translator and expert on the role of food in supporting optimal health. She is the founder of the Healing Kitchens Institute at Commonweal, conducting programs and workshops for healthcare professionals and community advocates. Katz is the author of four cookbooks, including *The Cancer Fighting Kitchen* and, most-recently, *The Healthy Mind Cookbook*, which both stress the connection between wholesome, nourishing food and happy, healthy lives. She is the executive chef emeritus for the Center for Mind-Body Medicine and consults for The Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine’s premiere nutrition conference for health professionals.