Catherine McConkie, NC

Food as Medicine Faculty
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Catherine McConkie is executive chef for CMBM’s Food As Medicine professional nutrition training program and chef faculty for CMBM’s comprehensive training program in partnership with Eskenazi Health in Indianapolis. She is founder of The Caregivers Table; an educational cooking program designed to nourish the well being of clinical caregivers, and creator of Come to Your Senses; cooking classes that integrate music, movement, and sensory awareness to teach about food. Catherine is core faculty for the Healing Kitchens Institute at Commonweal; lead chef instructor at San Francisco General Hospital’s Wellness Center; and has worked over a decade training students in the culinary arts.

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