"Bringing the passion of food with the science of nutrition"
- Rik de Raynor
Rik is a highly trained Nutritionist (ANutr) professional Chef of 20 years. He specialises in 1-2-1 consultations on fat loss, body composition, gut health, sports performance and menu composition for the catering industry. He is proud of his significant culinary experience and knowledge particularly in, but not limited to, plant based, sustainable and ethical nutrition.
After an 18 year career in managing some of London’s high profiled restaurants and working with Michelin awarded chefs, he continued his pursuit of first class standards and acquired an Honours BSc degree in Human Nutrition.
Rik is registered with the Association for Nutrition, who’s aim is to protect and benefit the public through a voluntary register of nutritionists who meet the most rigorously applied standards for evidence based nutrition. It is the only register recognised by Public Health England, NHS Choices and NHS Careers. He is also a member of The Nutrition Society, SENSE freelance nutritionists and Nutritionists in Industry.
Sharing in people's frustrations with ambiguous, sensationalist and often incorrect nutritional information, spread by a host of unqualified influencers, Rik utilises the latest scientific evidence with a deep understanding of practical cookery. This enables him to provide practical, achievable and sustainable solutions to helping others surpass their health and fitness goals. With a flair for the latest food trends and menu design you can be assured that you won’t be missing out on any food enjoyment as you continue to make positive amendments to your lifestyle and diet.
Having worked in the food industry for 20 years, Rik is proficient with costings, food safety and both practical and technical cooking practices. Utilising these core skills with evidence based science and a commercial mindset, he has helped a wide range of businesses in their approach to providing a more nutritionally sound offering to their clients and colleagues.