Meet our Bean Scene Founder Nina Kauder, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, former chef for Ambassadors to the United Nations, professional food tour guide in New York City, and master chocolatier. Chef Nina also has successful experience as a corporate event planner, and finally, as a local community organizer who has started vegan communities, and community gardens for non-profit organizations.
You’ll currently find Chef Nina bringing informative, plant- based, award- winning cooking demonstrations to public and private locations throughout South Florida.
As a chef formerly suffering from food allergies, she is extremely committed to empowering others with the tools they need to adopt conscious food and lifestyle choices.
This chef-educator, remains perpetually passionate about homegrown, organic, and local, non-GMO food, and will make sure you know how to use every part of your produce–skin, rind, peel, pot for #zerowaste, sustainable living, all while you conquer kitchen fears. Her classes are designed to elevate your skills, bringing you to confident cooking, shopping, and meal planning. Your doctor will see evidence of you evolving to being a driver, and active participant in your health journey.
After a diverse, lifelong Culinary career, Chef Nina has a warm spot for the layperson wanting to turn their dreams of a culinary product or favorite family recipe into a professional business. She guides entrepreneurs though the process with strategic coaching, developing a successful foundation, niche-specific financial forecasting, content creation (photo, video, copywriting), and social media management.
Her mission, through the not for profit she founded, Bean Scene Productions, is to support people making changes to save their lives. Customized programming with health, wellness, culinary, and gardening initiatives, are available, suitable for corporate wellness, spiritual and fitness centers, and individuals alike.
Video Credit: James Venable of Black Door Films.