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The Daily Beast, December 16, 2010
Colby Carrot cooks super oatmeal carrot cookies with James Beard award winner Chef Michel Nischan.
CBS The Early Show, August 21, 2010
The "Chef on a Shoestring" challenge involves preparing a three-course, farm-fresh dinner for four on a budget of $40.
NBC Nightly News, July 14, 2010
Brian Williams' show spotlights Michel and Wholesome Wave's efforts in their "Making a Difference" segment.
Edible Radio, July 1, 2010
Wholesome Wave's signature double-voucher program recipients of food stamps and other food assistance to double their money when they buy food at farmers markets.
CBS4.com Miami, March 31, 2010
Michel Nischan makes an appearance on CBS Miami.
Today Show, January 9, 2010
Chef Michel Nischan shares his nutritious take on an American classic.
MyFox New York, November 11, 2008
Michel Nischan on Good Day Cafe
Wonder HowTo, June 4, 2007
Michel Nischan makes a romantic, diabetes-friendly meal.
ABC News Nightline, May 24, 2007
Michel Nischan on ABC News' Nightline.
The Restaurant Guys Radio, February 8, 2007
Michel Nischan joins The Restaurant Guys to talk about his new restaurant project with Paul Newman, The Dressing Room, A Homegrown Restaurant, as well as his restaurant PURE in India.
The Faster Times, January 18, 2011
Why it’s vital for the sustainable food movement to care about food justice.
The Genuine Kitchen, December 14, 2010
The first ever Cayman Cookout event in Camana Bay with dinner at Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink prepared by Guest Chef Michel Nischan.
The Huffingtong Post, December 12, 2010
Maria Rodale names The Dressing Room as one of the top ten Farm-to-Table restaurants.
Obama Foodorama, December 6, 2010
Mrs. Obama's Let's Move! campaign, her ongoing promotion of Farmers Markets, and her focus on the importance of chefs are the reason the First Lady is a top story.
The New York Times, November 24, 2010
After generations of being smothered by a blanket of marshmallows on Thanksgiving and then forgotten for another 11 months, the irrepressible sweet potato is having its moment.
The Huffington Post, October 21, 2010
Read what Michel Nischan has to say about how his children have inspired him to take on an organic lifestyle, and what kayaking brings to his life.
The Huffington Post, October 19, 2010
Check out Michel Nischan's recipe for Pumpkin Soup with Crispy Sage Leaves.
CNN, October 11, 2010
Wholesome Wave is partnering with New Orleans-based non-profit to offer food buying support to Gulf fishing families affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Chicago Tribune, October 7, 2010
Michel Nischan was among those chefs who picked up awards at the second annual Chefs Collaborative Summit in Boston this week.
The Atlantic, October 5, 2010
Ex-Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich is sending a memo to political candidates around the country.
Westport News, October 4, 2010
Celebrating the bounty of autumn, Westport's Green Village Initiative (GVI) hosted its first Harvest Festival on Saturday night.
Deseret News, October 3, 2010
Instead of making drastic changes to eating habits, one can instead focus on small and easy alterations that can make a big difference.
The Hartford Courant, August 26, 2010
At the peak of a recent Friday night, the wait staff at Dressing Room in Westport is doing what it always does.
The Huffington Post, August 2, 2010
I've met a lot of chefs over the years, and Michel's one of the nicest and best when it comes to cooking yummy, good food.
Eater, July 15, 2010
Chef Michel Nischan was on NBC Nightly News last night discussing his Wholesome Wave program.
The Huffington Post, July 15, 2010
When his son was diagnosed with diabetes, Chef Michel Nischan quickly became aware of the connection between health and the affordability of nutritious food.
, July 8, 2010
Michel Nischan, cookbook author, restaurateur and chef recalls growing up in a suburban Midwestern town.
The Daily Norwalk, July 8, 2010
Inspired food and inspired conversation are on the menu as Chef Michel Nischan of Westport's The Dressing Room joins with the Greenwich Historical Society for a special Green Market Dinner.
CTPost.com, July 3, 2010
Fairfield resident Michel Nischan was on hand at a local farmer's market in CT to sign copies of his new book.
Celebrity Chefs, July 2, 2010
Michel Nischan decided that he would create a new way of cooking-based on health and well-being, when his son Chris was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes.
, April 23, 2010
The James Beard-winning chef, and leader in eating and cooking locally, tells The Daily Beast what he loves.
MinuteMan News Center, April 13, 2010
Fairfield may soon have its own organic teaching farm that will not only sell fresh organic produce, but also teach residents to grow organic sustainable food in their own back yards as part of its mission.
Miami Herald, March 31, 2010
A new farmers market aims to make fresh fruits and vegetables accessible to Overtown residents.
Westport Now.com, March 21, 2010
Chef Michel Nischan cooks burgers and hot dogs at his Dressing Room restaurant in Westport in support of a head-shaving fund-raiser to benefit the St. Baldrick’s Foundation which raises money for childhood cancer research.
Orlando Sentinel The Dish, February 22, 2010
The 19th annual Florida Film Festival, sponsored by Full Sail University, celebrates the recent revival in Southern cuisine.
The Brown Daily Herald, February 18, 2010
A first trip to the Pawtucket Wintertime Farmers' Market can be overwhelming, especially to a shopper on a budget.
Woolverine, February 5, 2010
The choice to eat local, fresh food is often cost-prohibitive for low-income people.
Simple Good and Tasty, January 6, 2010
Here's a terrific opportunity to eat magically delicious local, organic food, prepared by some of the world's greatest chefs in support of a great cause.
Inside PBS Blog, December 24, 2008
Brush up on ways to be more eco-friendly in the kitchen without sacrificing taste or busting your budget.
Delta Sky, November 15, 2009
Michel Nischan is honored for his work at Dressing Room and with Wholesome Wave.
, August 2, 2007
Having served a host of influential people including the Dalai Lama, Michel Nischan is one of the most well-known names today in the genre of organic food.
The Advocate, July 9, 2007
The farm bill forum, sponsored by Wholesome Wave and the Dressing Room, brought together experts and opinion leaders.
The Advocate, July 9, 2007
Michel Nischan always knew that once he had his own restaurant, he would buy his ingredients directly from farmers.
Westport Now, July 9, 2007
Activists hoping to change U.S. farm and food policy met at the Westport Country Playhouse to discuss pending federal legislation that impacts $25 billion in annual farm subsidies.
Social Affairs, June 9, 2007
These famous farm chefs take time off from their busy schedules to help raise money for those in need.
, June 8, 2007
Diners pose questions such as "How does your garden grow?" to their favorite cooks and foodies and everyone in between.
, May 8, 2007
Having mastered salad dressings and lemonades that raise millions of dollars for charity, the legendary actor lends his celebrity to another cause.
, May 8, 2007
Wheeling through Westport, Connecticut, the flaming orange sugar maples set against a blue sky looked more like a movie than real life.
Vanity Fair, May 8, 2007
Can we really turn this thing around? Yes, the experts say, and yes people really are starting to get it. Who is among them? Michel Nischan.
Food Arts, April 9, 2007
Wine Spectacular and Food Arts are coming together with the American Heart Association in staging "Chefs with Hearts."
LIFE, September 8, 2006
Michel Nischan shares four easy ways to enjoy a meal in the great outdoors.
The New York Times, September 8, 2006
Paul Newman and Michel Nischan go into business together.
Food Arts, April 8, 2006
Food Arts presents the April 2006 Silver Spoon Award for sterling performance to chef Michel Nischan and Greg Drescher.
Cooking Light, March 9, 2006
Michel Nishan's family garden inspires his cooking, and his readers.
Oprah, April 9, 2005
Some of the world's healthiest foods are also the most delicious. Michel Nischan is famous for making this happen.
Weston, November 26, 2010
Have a foodie on your shopping list this holiday season? Sustainably Delicious is a great gift with a local twist.
Summit Daily News, October 8, 2010
Cookbooks have been trending toward healthier lifestyles, and two that make healthy eating interesting are “Nuts in the Kitchen” and “Sustainably Delicious.”
The James Beard Foundation, April 15, 2010
Passed down from his mother, the recipe for homegrown fried chicken lives on in Nischan’s new cookbook, Sustainably Delicious, a collection of tempting dishes and easy tips on greening your cuisine.
Publishers Weekly, February 4, 2010
Lynn Andriani of Publisher's Weekly shares the most exciting food books of 2010.
Epicurean.com, January 1, 2006
After spending enough time in the rarefied world of hoity-toity cuisine, it's surprising that more chefs don't choose to decompress the way Michael Nischan did.
The New York Times Review of Books, December 4, 2005
More than an irresistible new technique, what inspires us to go into the kitchen is the voice of a writer, seducing and prodding and bucking us up.
Suite101.com, October 20, 2005
Delicious, appetizing recipes fill this book, all of which were made from the freshest organic ingredients, giving a pure simple taste.