Food for Thought: A Clean Plate
Join us for the final Food for Thought digital event of the 2020 series on Thursday, November 19 at 12:30pm ET, as Brookfield Place partners with Seamore’s for a conversation on clean eating and nutrition, as it relates to your health, energy-level, and mental well-being. The duo will also discuss sustainable sourcing of food. Rob Eggleston, Executive Chef for Seamore’s and advocate for locally sourced, sustainable foods will be joined by Integrative Registered Dietitian and Health and Lifestyle Expert, Isabel Smith, MS RD CDN. The two speakers will answer questions submitted anonymously by the public in advance of the event.
The event will take place on @BFPLNY’s Instagram Live, as part of #BFPLatHome digital programming.
The Food for Thought monthly series explores themes related to wellness and sustainability. Hear from influential voices from various fields and be a part of the conversation during the Q&A segment. The series takes place digitally on the third Thursday of each month, through November 2020.
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS:
Rob Eggleston got his first taste of the restaurant industry in his hometown of Williamsburg, Virginia. Upon moving to New York City in 2015, he joined the team at the reopening of Jams by Jonathan Waxman. For two years under Chefs Ginger Pierce and Preston Madson, he developed a passion for locally sourced and sustainable foods.
Joining Seamore’s in early 2017, he partnered alongside then Executive Chef Christopher Cryer, and the two grew Seamore’s into the brand it is today. In 2019 Rob took the lead as Executive Chef for Seamore’s. Rob is an advocate for cleaner ocean waters, and a member of the Shellfish Growers Climate Coalition. He has a passion for locally sourced and sustainable seafood, evidenced in Seamore’s leadership in the James Beard Foundation’s Smart Catch Program. Rob brings to Seamore’s the mindfulness of making healthy and smarter food choices and strives to make an impact in reducing seafood waste.
Isabel Smith, MS RD CDN, Founder of Isabel Smith Nutrition, is a nationally recognized Integrative Registered Dietitian, Health and Lifestyle Expert, as well as a Certified Level 2 Reiki Practitioner. In her private practice, Isabel works with clients in the areas of functional and integrative wellness; she specializing in areas including: hormonal balance, weight loss and intuitive eating, thyroid health, blood sugar control, oncology, digestive health (celiac, IBS/IBD, allergies and sensitivities), athletic performance, and allergies and immune health. In addition to private clients, Isabel also runs group programs focused in the areas and allergies and inflammation. Additionally, Isabel works with corporations and executives in the areas of nutrition, health, time management, stress management, employee wellness, and more.
Isabel sits on the Expert Advisory Board of Eat This, Not That, and MBODY 360. Her expert opinion is often featured in print and online and can be found in Elle, Mind Body Green, Readers Digest, Women’s Health/Men’s Health and others. As an adviser, consultant, and brand ambassador for various food and health-minded brands she has worked with Anheuser-Busch, KIND, Biotta Juice, Caesarstone, NOW Foods, Life Extension and Liebherr Appliances to name a few.