Weight Loss Expert and Celebrity Chef
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Devin Alexander At A Glance:
Media Personality, Multi-time New York Times Bestselling Author, Restaurateur, Healthy Comfort Food Chef, and Weight Loss Expert, Devin Alexander, is the Chef of NBC’s “The Biggest Loser”.
Media Personality, Multi-time New York Times Bestselling Author, Restaurateur, Healthy Comfort Food Chef, and Weight Loss Expert, Devin Alexander, is the Chef of NBC’s “The Biggest Loser”. Devin’s unique approach to healthy cooking and her motivational personal story have landed her appearances on more weight loss and fitness shows than any other food expert or nutritionist in America. Having maintained her 70-pound weight loss for close to 30 years, she lives and eats her message: you don’t have to deprive yourself to be fit and healthy. She teaches, The Secret of Food™.
Devin has shared her Devinly™ Decadent secrets as the host of Healthy Decadence on Discovery Health and Fit Tv from 2007-2011, as Host of “America’s Chefs on Tour”on PBS and through frequent appearances on The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Biggest Loser, Dr. Oz, Access Hollywood Live, The Doctors, Dr. Drew, The View, OMG Insider, Dr. Phil, Celebrity Fit Club, Discovery Health’s National Body Challenge, FOX, CNN, HGTV, USA, Style Network and others as well as through over 500 magazine features including Prevention, Women’s Health, Men’s Health and Shape. She’s served as Culinary Advisor to Men’s Fitness Magazine and has Cooking Expert to Women’s Health in addition to penning columns in Clean Eating, Muscle & Fitness, Muscle & Fitness Hers, American Fitness and others.
Devin is the author of eight cookbooks. Her first cookbook, Fast Food Fix (Rodale, 2006) was featured as an editor’s top pick in USA Today and her follow-up The Biggest Loser Cookbook (Rodale, 2006), a companion to the hit NBC show, spent months on The New York Times Bestsellers List as did her The Biggest Loser Family Cookbook (Rodale, November 2008). Devin’s The Most Decadent Diet Ever! (Broadway, 2008) revealed her secrets to living healthy without sacrificing the foods we all love and “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Fattening”(Broadway 2010) provides the answer for people who think they are too busy to cook. It sold out on QVC. Next she wrote The Biggest Loser Dessert Cookbook (Rodale, November 2010), The Biggest Loser Flavors of the World Cookbook (Rodale, March 2011) and The Biggest Loser Quick & Easy Cookbook (Rodale, 2011), which spent weeks on The New York Times Bestsellers List.
After 9 years as the Owner and Executive Chef of Café Renee Catering, Devin now travels the country lecturing and consulting for major U.S. food and cookware companies. She’s on the Advisory Board of the American Culinary Federation’s Chef Child Foundation and spent years as Larry King Foundation’s Go-To-Chef to speak on “Obesity in America”. Her dessert line, Devinly Delites™ is heading to mass market soon.
Flip Your Relationship To Food — Be Fit Once & For All(Speaking or Combo/Speaking & Cooking Demo)
Getting healthy is a mindset…and it requires a simple plan of action. Join Devin to learn how to flip your, "dieting is hard" mentality to a create life of fitness and happiness you're actually excited about…all while being able to enjoy the foods you REALLY love!
Sofa to Success(Keynote)
As a 200 pound 15 year old, Devin Alexander was stuck, bullied and headed to a life of mediocrity (at best!) and poor health. In this powerful keynote, she'll explain the steps that took her from the sofa to a size 6 to a successful force to be reckoned with in the health/fitness/culinary industries. And how giving back as the first step to following her dreams lead to a booming career of NY Times Bestselling Books, Hundreds of Tv Appearances, Successful Restaurants and a life she loves!
20 Minutes in Your Kitchen Can Save You 3 Hours on the Treadmill(Cooking Demo)
This cooking demo will show you how to make some of the most popular and simple Devinly Decadent Dishes like a Goat Cheese and Herb Omelet, South of the Border Loaded Sweet Potato, BBQ Chicken Pizza, Spice Glazed Pork Tenderloin and more….all of which will save you hours at the gym!
Find Your 'Prettiest Self'(Keynote or Cooking Demo/Speech)
Let Go of Thoughts of Surgery and Diet Pills and Look and Feel Amazing! At 44, Devin Alexander looks 34. Find out how she transformed her life and her look to create youth and a career and life that she never thought she could have…until she cracked the code herself.
Avoid The Freshman 15 w/o Being The Class Freak(Keynote or Cooking Demo/Speech)
Whether you're headed to college or already there, it's no secret that many college students gain weight. In this powerful keynote, Devin shares the secrets as to how she actually lost 70 pounds in her college years and changed her life without eating like a freak or avoiding common college activities. She'll empower you to make choices that will keep you energized and empowered through some of the most pivot years of your life (note to schools: If there is an opportunity for Devin to actually visit the school prior to a talk (even briefly the day before to evaluate actual challenges/options on your particular campus, this can easily be included).
Secrets to Eating While Traveling That Will Keep You Healthy & Happy!(Speech or Cooking Demo/Speech)
From ordering at business dinners to what to carry to keep you from devouring the minibar at the hotel, Devin's proven, practical tips, secrets and strategies helped one of her travelling salesman clients lose 140 pounds and have helped her keep off 70 pounds for over 20 years amidst a chaotic food-filled schedule. Her life altering ideas are guaranteed to help you get or stay fit even on the road!
Cheat without Cheating(Cooking Demo)
Diets fail because people want what they want. Devin will show you how to eat what you want so you never feel deprived. From Pulled Pork Tacos to Chocolate Chip Pancakes and Even Buffalo Wing Plates, this is a workshop for even those who have tried "everything else".
"The Secret of Food"(Keynote)
Secrets of a Celebrity Chef's Journey; How She Lost 70 pounds and Kept it Off For 20 Years After Years of Yo-Yo Dieting..and how you can too!
Get Your Fast Food Fix…Without Supersizing Yourself(Cooking Demo)
You'll never crave the drive-thru again with one bite of these tasty alternatives that you can easily make for yourself and your family.
Haste Makes Waists… Bigger!(Keynote or Combo Sepaking/Cooking Demo)
This workshop addresses the practicality of real living and shows you how to set yourself up for life-long success. You'll leave with real life skills to help you succeed at incorporating a "losing" (WINNING!) lifestyle whether at home, at work, or when traveling for business or pleasure.
Healthy Decadence for Kids of All Ages(Cooking Demo)
Mac and Cheese, Fish Sticks and Cupcakes DON'T have to be off-limits and you CAN eat more than 3 bites…if you cook them the right way! Devin will show you how to make dishes that will bring out the inner child in you as you feed your children food that you'll feel GREAT about!
What the "Cool Girls" Will Never Realize 'til It's Too Late (For Young Women)(Keynote)
If celebrity chef Devin Alexander had never been picked on in high school, she'd never be living her dreams today. Find out how you can use feelings of self-doubt to create everything you've ever dreamed of achieving.
The Power Woman "Diet"(Keynote or Combo Speaking/Cooking Demo)
Devin Alexander is the only woman to have a restaurant on a major cruiseline…and it's the first of it's kind on a Cruiseship. Learn how Devin went from being a 200 pound teenager to America's Recipe Revisionist™ , a Multi-time NY Times Bestselling Author and successful entrepreneur with a booming empire, a fit body and the ability to transform others. And how you can use her secrets to find passion in your life and feel truly beautiful at any age.