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chef , food service executive

Nora Emanuela Pouillon, Austrian food service executive, chef. Achievements include having the first certified organic restaurant in the country. Board member Amazon Conservation Team. Member of International Association Culinary Professionals, Les Dames d'Escoffier, Organic Trade Association (Special Pioneer Leadership award 2004).

Background

Pouillon, Nora Emanuela was born on October 26, 1943 in Vienna, Austria. Came to the United States, 1965. Daughter of Leopold and Gertraude (Mayr) Aschenbrenner.

Education

Baccalaureat, Neuland Schule, Vienna, 1961; Moderne Rechentechnic, Technische Hochschule, Vienna, 1962-1963; Business Degree, Handelsakademie, Vienna, 1964; drawing certified, Corcoran School Art, 1967; diploma, International School Interior Design, 1968.

Career

Teacher and owner Guerilla Gourmet, Washington, 1973-1976. Owner Food for Friends, 1973—1975. Chef Tabard Inn Hotel, 1976—1978.

Co-owner, chef Restaurant Nora, since 1979, City Cafe, Washington, 1986—1994, Asia Nora, since 1994. Activist with food safety advocacy groups Green Circle Organics, Walnut Acres, Seaweb's Give North Atlantic Swordfish A Break. Founding member Chefs Collaborative 2000.

Charter member Seafood Choices Alliance. Participant Harvard School Nutrition Roundtable. Member International Committee Alternative and Complementary Medicine.

Board member Foodfit.com, Center Mind-Body Medicine, Women Chefs and Restaurateurs.

Achievements

  • Achievements include having the first certified organic restaurant in the country.

Membership

Board member Amazon Conservation Team. Member of International Association Culinary Professionals, Les Dames d'Escoffier, Organic Trade Association (Special Pioneer Leadership award 2004).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: synergy exercise, yoga, hiking, downhill and cross-country skiing.

Connections

Married Pierre Pouillon, December 3, 1965 (separated 1978). Children: Alexis, Olivier. Married Steven Damato.

1 child, Nina Fiona Emanuela.

father:
Leopold Aschenbrenner

mother:
Gertraude (Mayr) Aschenbrenner

spouse:
Steven Damato

spouse:
Pierre Pouillon

child:
Olivier Pouillon

child:
Nina Fiona Emanuela Pouillon

child:
Alexis Pouillon