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Sustainability Around the World #40

Date: June 25, 2024
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM CET UTC+02
Location: Global / Online Event

Social Impact in the Kitchen

Discover the inspiring journey of Jordann Norbert in our upcoming episode. Witness her transformation from a nutrition teacher to a dedicated Training and Development Consultant, driven by her keen observation of the lack of culinary education in St. Lucia. Join us as Jordann shares her impactful work addressing critical issues such as child malnutrition and restaurant menu improvements, and discusses the crucial need for stronger collaboration between the agriculture and culinary industries. This promises to be an enlightening and inspiring discussion you won’t want to miss.

Join Chef Chris Koetke and Jordann Norbert as they:

  • Explore Jordann’s inspiring journey from being a nutrition teacher to dedicating her career to sustainable culinary training.
  • Highlight the importance of providing culinary skills to vulnerable populations of Saint Lucia, particularly unemployed women aged 18-35, through the “Like a Chef” program.
  • Showcase Jordann’s impactful work in St. Lucia, addressing critical issues such as child malnutrition and the enhancement of restaurant menus.
  • Discuss the need for stronger collaboration between the agriculture and culinary industries to address significant challenges and create a more sustainable future.

Practical Information:

Our Partners

Sustainability Around the World is part of our Feed the Planet initiative, inspiring sustainable food consumption among communities and culinary professionals. Find out how to get involved at Also, watch the previous episode of Sustainability Around the World Webcast here.

Founded by Worldchefs, Feed the Planet is run in partnership with Electrolux Food Foundation and AIESEC. Particularly, this initiative counts on the support of the Electrolux Food Foundation. Learn more about the Foundation here.

#ThisIsWorldchefs #ElectroluxFoodFoundation #ElectroluxProfessional #AIESEC #FeedThePlanet

Looking forward to seeing you at the webinar!

About the Speakers

Jordann Norbert

CEO @EcoFood Training and Certification Agency

Jordann Norbert is the CEO of the EcoFood Training and Certification Agency, specializing in sustainable food systems and hospitality education. With a decade of experience as a Food, Nutrition, and Health educator, she holds a BSc. in Hotel and Resort Management and a Master’s in Executive Leadership in Hospitality Management.

Jordann mentors female entrepreneurs in St. Lucia through the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs and serves as an Island Innovation Ambassador. She has coached green entrepreneurs in the Eastern Caribbean and led the “Like A Chef” program, empowering over 500 individuals. Her Green Cuisine Initiative earned her recognition as the 2nd runner-up in the National Entrepreneurship World Cup Competition. Jordann is a Sustainability Trainer with the World Association of Chefs Societies and holds certificates in Sustainable Cities and Climate Change. She advocates for sustainable food systems, addressing food security and waste management issues in St. Lucia and the Caribbean.


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Chris Koetke, CEC CCE HAAC

Chairman of Worldchefs Feed The Planet Committee; Corporate Executive Chef at Ajinomoto Health & Nutrition North America, Inc

Chef Christopher Koetke, CEC CCE HAAC, is currently Corporate Executive Chef at Ajinomoto Health & Nutrition North America, Inc, and the Chair of the Feed the Planet Committee of Worldchefs.

Indeed, having a 40-years experience of working in the foodservice industry and given his global travels experimenting with ingredients and flavors, Chris is a well-known expert on culinary matters. Therefore, in 2010, he was given the inaugural Chefs Collaborative Pathfinder Award for his work in making sustainability mainstream both within foodservice operations and education.  

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