Jill Gusman, author of Vegetables from the Sea, is a veteran chef instructor at the NGIHCA. She brings over 20 years experience, commitment and passion to teaching about natural foods and health. Jill is also a food writer, lecturer, private chef and avid gardener. A graduate of the Kushi Institute, Jill combines traditional whole food preparation with macrobiotic and ayurvedic philosophy into everyday cooking. She has appeared on Discovery Health, NPR programs across the country and taught at the Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital in Michigan. Most recently she created “Kids in the Kitchen” for Kidzone TV at Mt. Sinai Hospital. Jill loves the great outdoors and is a wild food enthusiast.