Anita Jones-Mueller

President and Founder,
Healthy Dining

Anita founded Healthy Dining with a desire to contribute to a healthier America by “bringing together the culinary brilliance of the restaurant industry with America’s growing quest for great-tasting, healthier cuisine.” She is a nationally recognized authority and an inspiring leader who brings to market innovative nutrition-related strategies and solutions to help restaurants prosper while educating and empowering Americans to enjoy healthier cuisine. Anita earned a Master’s Degree in Public Health from San Diego State University.

Growing a health-focused restaurant concept
MAD Greens CEO discusses the changing marketing landscape for healthful brands
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Chefs share tips for creating healthful dishes
Hear from chefs at Seasons 52, Noodles & Company, Mad Greens, Fresh To Order and Pasha’s
7 steps to more healthful kids' meals 
Consumer demand for nutritious kids' offerings is increasing
Essential elements for healthful menus 
Incorporating these high-nutrient ingredients will help please nutrition-savvy consumers
Silver Diner's executive chef on building a healthful kids' menu 
Co-founder and executive chef Ype von Hengst says Silver Diner has seen success with healthful kids' items
5 musts for menu labeling 
Healthy Dining offers guidelines to help restaurants achieve accurate menu labeling
Biggest restaurant nutrition news of 2012 
Three major themes set the stage for restaurant nutrition moves in the coming year
NRA CEO Dawn Sweeney addresses nutrition, menu labeling 
Sweeney discusses topics currently affecting the restaurant industry
Three ingredients for an allergy-friendly restaurant 
Ensure safety, maximize customer loyalty, boost the bottom line
Darden works to increase nutrition, keep flavor 
Cheryl Dolven, director of health and wellness, details nutrition initiatives
Three ways restaurants can rethink beverages 
How to give health-conscious customers more beverages choices
Pitza 42 cofounder Ashton Samuelson discusses fighting childhood hunger 
The single-unit brand donates money from every meal it sells
How to cut sodium from menus while keeping flavor 
New toolkit offers strategies for sodium reduction
Veggie Grill CEO Greg Dollarhyde talks trends in healthy eating 
A plant-based diet is the latest healthy dining trend
Pleasing kids’ taste buds with healthful menu items 
Experts speak at the CIA's health summit
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