About Us

Sustainability experts

We are an experienced team of Sustainability experts and Nutrition and Sustainability trained Chefs who are specialists in low carbon, seasonal, plant based & free-from, helping food sector businesses create sustainable food strategies that are healthier for people and our planet

Our credentials and experience go beyond just Nutrition Training, and our specialist knowledge is more holistic incorporating sustainable diets, and working with the seasons, locally grown produce and with ingredients as close to as nature intended, and with a focus on their health giving properties as much as taste and creativity. 

As sustainability experts with kitchen knowledge and experience, coupled with our business management experience, and supported by an extensive network of industry specialists and suppliers, we have the ability to transform businesses, using creative, well-made healthy food, sustainable sourcing, to attract more customers, and help them reduce carbon emissions

Sustainability experts showcasing menu development
A trained sustainability expert chef
Sustainability expert team with FarmED
Founder and sustainability expert Julie Cleijne
Founder and sustainability expert Julie Cleijne

Our story

With more than 40 years combined food sector experience - the team have launched & managed restaurants, developed menus for London's leading hotels, and brands, taught new aspiring chefs in specialist plant-based, sustainable & healthy cooking techniques, and more...

Our Founder Julie Cleijne is not only a Naturopathic & Sustainable Chef herself, she also has Commercial strategy and Programme Management experience, spanning 20 years working in large global companies, and is now an experienced influencer across the full Farm to Fork supply chain, with Sustainability consulting experience, regenerative farming expertise, Soil Health Consultant, and a Key note speaker on the topics of soil health and the link to gut health, and nutrient density.  

The Sustainable Kitchen Consultants Chef team is supported by experts in Sustainable Supply Chains, and Environmental Technology, as well as our extended network of partners

Our Team

Our Sustainability & Nutrition Trained Chefs

Julie Cleijne

Naturopathic Chef, CEO & Founder, MBA Innovation in Sustainable Food & Agriculture, IEMA Practitioner, Soil Health Consultant

Sonia Espana

Plant-based Chef, Allergen-free cooking specialist, Cooking Teacher

Valentina Iannucci

Plant-based Chef

Katie Wheaton

Plant-based Chef, Allergen-free cooking specialist, Nutritional Therapist

Alessandra Felice

Plant-based Chef, Allergen-free cooking specialist, Nutritional Therapist

Sarah-Jane Brickell

Plant-based Chef, Private Chef

Ashleigh Pienaar

Naturopathic Chef, Functional Medicine Health Coach, Strategy & Marketing,

Our Operations Team

Giacomo Ranalli

Manager - Sustainable Supply Chains MSc Environmental Technology

Amanda Kasbarian

Photography, Video

Jack Cregan-Watson

Marketing manager - SEO and Social media management

Sharon Wong

Project Manager

Food that's good for People, Planet & Business

We help Food sector businesses attract more health aware, and environmentally conscious consumers, so they can be more profitable & sustainable

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