ABOUT

 

We boldly envision a bio-diverse world where all people enjoy healthy food cultivated, harvested and distributed in ways that support farmers and our planet.

Kitchen Table Consulting provides coaching to empower leaders in the food movement as well as strategic communications plans, marketing materials and landscape assessments for issues and projects such that good food becomes the standard for all people.

 

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JEN DALTON, Founder & Director

Jen has developed her expertise in sustainable food, business development, marketing communications, community engagement, program management and event planning in food and agriculture with over 17 years of hands-on experience in leadership, business coaching and creative roles. At Kitchen Table Consulting, Jen coaches clients and directs all consulting projects. Read her full bio.

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DAVA GUTHMILLER

Dava is the CEO & Creative Director of Noise 13 Design, and is the current Leader of Slow Food San Francisco. She partners with us regularly for branding, design and collaborative brainstorming work. At Noise 13, her partial client list includes Seedling Projects, Slow Food San Francisco, Tablehopper, Magnanimus Wine, Emporio Rulli & Ristobar, Yes To Carrots!, Folio Winemakers Studio, Michael Mina Group, Lappert’s Hawaii, and Personality Hotels among others.

 

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LAURA NILSEN

Laura is a certified nutrition consultant and prize-winning pie baker living in San Francisco. She loves to cook, eat and write about feel-good food. She has cooked high and low—from castles to soup kitchens—and written for a variety of media, including television, radio, magazines, books and the Internet.

 

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CLAIRE BAXTER

Claire has eight years PR and marketing experience in the food, farming and wine industries, both in-house and agency-side. Following her degree in Communication Studies and French, Claire was Communications Executive for the UK Meat & Livestock Commission promoting farming and whole-chain sustainability initiatives. As PR Manager for global PR agency Sopexa, her French agricultural trade body clients included the The Cheese Board, Goat’s Cheese, Apples, Mache and Guinea Fowl. Claire is now an active member of the Northern California wine industry, running the marketing side of Baxter Winery with winemaker husband Phillip. Thanks to these roles, Claire’s activities have spanned the gamut from copy writing to campaign planning, from events management to media relations and have traversed trade, consumer and new media. Claire is a member of the PR & Events committee for the Mendocino Wine and Winegrape Commission and has been a member of the Guild of Agricultural Journalists (UK) since 2005.