About Us

Since 2003, Fresh 'n Fit Cuisine has been providing healthy, chef-prepared gourmet meal plans to customers in Metro Atlanta and across the Southeast. Our menus are developed by our Executive Chef, nutritionally balanced by our Registered Dietitian and prepared in our USDA-inspected kitchen located in Cumming, Georgia by our professional culinary team.

Fresh 'n Fit Cuisine provides a fresh, local option for individuals wanting a convenient way to eat healthy without the hassle of planning and cooking or ordering from one of those national companies that ship their product across the country.

Whether your goal is to shed pounds, control blood pressure or blood sugar, lower cholesterol or simply lead a healthier lifestyle, Fresh 'n Fit Cuisine can help you achieve your health and fitness goals. Our experienced staff is here to serve you.

Contact Us

Phone
678-208-0341
Email
customerservice@freshnfitcuisine.com
Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Our Staff

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Elston Collins
President

Elston is a Consumer Marketing Executive with 20+ years of experience driving product marketing strategies that position start-ups and Fortune 500 companies for accelerated revenue growth and market expansion. His skills include combining solid corporate and field experience, creative aptitude, and keen market insight to execute cost-effective campaigns across diverse online and offline media channels.

Elston has proven experience in cultivating sustainable relationships with vendors, media agencies, and strategic partners. He is a leader with success across core functions from strategic planning and acquisition integration, through P&L management and process improvement.

Prior to being recruited to lead Fresh 'n Fit by the previous owner, Elston held the position of Vice President at a healthy food plan company where he led the company from start-up to profitability within 2 years. Prior work experience also includes National Marketing Director for AfterHours Formalwear and Vice President of Marketing for the Southeast Division of The Sherwin Williams Company.

Elston has a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Florida State University and a Masters in Business Administration in Marketing Management from Mercer University.

Phyllis White
Senior Vice President of Operations

Phyllis has over 20 years experience in retail management and customer service. While focusing on a career in management and operations, she completed numerous continuing education programs in leadership training, learning habits of effective people, managers and sales. Phyllis also taught continuing education programs in time management for Franklin Covey Leadership Training, Consulting and Management.

Phyllis comes to Fresh 'n Fit Cuisine from a recent position as Operations Manager with a company serving the healthy meal plan industry. Having 7 years of industry experience in customer service and operations, she developed and implemented a customer tracking & report database and customer service processes. Her Customer Success Model was implemented company wide and resulted in increases of customer retention 6 years in a row.

Phyllis' strengths include logistics development in which she developed cost containment and operational efficiency measures for a start up company. These business operation tools required successful collaboration with management, the culinary operations team, registered dieticians, vendors and the order delivery team.

Mark Livingood
Vice President of Business Development

Mark has over 15 years of successful experience in contributing to the growth of multiple retail and b2b operations. In his previous role as Sales Representative for Fresh 'n Fit Cuisine, Mark's leadership played a significant role in the tremendous growth of the company over the past few years. His success is a result of the long and respectful relationships he has developed over the years, combined with his personable, enthusiastic and high energy character.

With 7 years of healthy meal plan industry experience, Mark is responsible for increasing Fresh 'n Fit's business by building partnerships and collaborating with the fitness and wellness community. He has an unparalleled depth of industry knowledge and active participation in healthcare related promotions, open house and customer appreciation events in the fitness clubs, health fairs, and community events.

Mark's past experience includes successful account management roles with businesses throughout the Southeast that included fitness clubs, vitamin and nutrition stores, wellness facilities, and corporate businesses.

Chef Chris Borden
Executive Chef

Chris brings a strong depth of experience to the Fresh 'n Fit culinary team. His 17 year career began as Kitchen Manager in a high volume fine dining & bakery business where he gained a broad working knowledge in menu development, creating special menu items and ingredient ordering and selection. This fast paced environment proved to be a solid foundation as Chris accepted positions as Sous Chef and Head Chef at restaurants. These leadership roles within the food and meal preparation industry added to his experience preparing menus, training kitchen staff and creating a wide range of meals and menus with a variety of fresh ingredients.

Working at the The Georgia Club, Chris served as Head Banquet Chef on a detailed driven culinary team that became known for delivering tasteful meals that were fresh and utilized simple ingredients. The Georgia Club is a premier country club community that has a dining reputation with a "true flair for flavor." The seasonally updated menus included Southern comfort food selections as well as international favorites and daily specials.

Chris's most recent culinary resume includes managing a staff of 24 employees at a healthcare facility. There he worked daily with a team of dietitianswith a primary focus on creating healthy meals programs. Combined with full responsibilities of menu planning, training, food purchasing, quality ingredient selection and meal plan execution, Chris has an exceptional level of expertise to lead Fresh 'n Fit's culinary team.

Chef Brady Benson
Sous Chef

Brady Benson was recently employed at several destination resorts including Kiawah Island Golf Resort near Charleston, South Carolina. Customer experience is critical at this exclusive resort, as is every meal prepared and served. As Lead Line Cook at one of the resort restaurants, Brady was responsible for quality and freshness food inspection, preparation of food items, food and cooking stations and other areas of the kitchen. He gained a thorough understanding and knowledge of safety, kitchen cleanliness and food handling measures.

In addition to preparing authentic cuisine, Brady brings a proven ability of using and maintaining all equipment in the food stations correctly, an important role in the specialized healthy meal plan industry and Fresh n' Fit Cuisine.

Brady is a graduate of The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY in 2012. The CIA is the world’s premier culinary college with gold standard education programs and world-class facilities. Brady is a recipient of the Culinary Institute of America's High Impact Leadership Scholarship and Culinary Trust Scholarship Award Winner.

Chef Diago Simpson
Production Chef

The production chef is responsible for the preparation, seasoning, sauces and cooking of Fresh ‘N Fit meals. The position also involves planning menu items, ordering supplies and keeping records. Diago’s experience in multiple high volume restaurants is a great fit to ensure our kitchen consistently prepares fresh meals with great flavor.

Diago’s previous food and kitchen preparation experience includes 5 years in both seafood and Italian restaurants, including The Olive Garden. The Olive Garden is widely known for it’s gluten free menu selections, low fat and low carbohydrate selections. This valuable experience is necessary to ensure great taste with Fresh ‘N Fit’s new low-carb and gluten free menus. Being the only meal plan service in Georgia that offers meals using the freshest ingredients prepared in a USDA kitchen requires the best of talent and experience in planning, cooking and preparation.

With Diago Simpson as our production chef, our new menu plans, his experience in high volume kitchens, preparing gluten free and low carb meals, continues Fresh ‘N Fit Cuisine’s commitment to offering the freshest, best tasting meal plans available.

Diago earned an Associate Degree in Occupational Science at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Atlanta, Georgia.

Chef Haley Rehberg
Chef Garde Manger

Translated from French, garde manger means "keeper of the food." A chef garde manger is one that works in the cold foods area of the kitchen. As part of the Fresh 'n Fit culinary team, Haley's focus is on creating and preparing items such as a variety of salads, vegetarian meals, sauces, breads, scones, muffins and other breakfast specialties using all fresh ingredients.

Haley's most recent professional experience was a Pastry Cook at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, South Carolina, at Jasmine Porch Restaurant at the 5-Star, 5-Diamond Sanctuary Hotel. Her responsibilities included fresh to order food preparation for guests, baking and serving thousands of dessert items and assisted the highly successful culinary team hosting the PGA Championship, in August 2012.

During her college years in 2008-2010, Haley served as a Retail Intern and Bakery Intern at Young Life SharpTop Cove, Jasper, Georgia. These positions provided experience in the basic functions of operating a retail business, supervision and training staff members, and making baked good from scratch, including bread, cookies, batters and bars.

Haley comes to Fresh 'n Fit with an impressive educational background which includes degrees in Biology and Food Science and Technology. In 2012 she received an Associate in Occupational Studies (A.O.S) degree in Baking and Pastry Arts from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. The Culinary Institute of America has the world’s largest staff of American Culinary Federation Certified Master Chefs.

Julia Lott MS, RD, LD
Registered Dietitian

Julia has a Master of Science in Nutrition and a BBA in Marketing from Georgia State University. Julia is passionate about promoting wellness and healthy eating habits. She has experience counseling individuals with a variety of nutrition concerns, such as diabetes, renal disease, cancer, and weight loss. Additionally, she enjoys creating meals that are both nutritious and delicious to health conscious individuals. Julia is always experimenting with new foods in order to find innovative ways to incorporate healthful foods into daily life.

Prior to joining Fresh 'n Fit Cuisine, Julia worked as a clinical dietitian for the Wellstar Hospital system for two years. She helped develop and maintain nutritional guidelines for their patient menus. Additionally, she provided medical nutrition therapy to patients. Furthermore, she provided nutrition education to patients on their specific nutrition needs with a large focus on diabetes.

Zanna Kirk
Customer Service Specialist

Zanna’s responsibilities are focused on interacting with customers to provide information in response to inquiries about Fresh ‘N Fit meal plans, placing orders and to handle any questions our customers may have.

A great customer experience is critical to Fresh ‘N Fit. Having the best staff is key.

For the past 5 years, Zanna has worked in the fitness industry in both operations and sales. Understanding the customer experience is one of her strengths. Listening to customer needs, providing direction, and addressing the situation professionally benefits the customer and Fresh ‘N Fits ability to offer the best product in the market. Working the health industry is a plus for sound collaboration with our customers.

Prior to working in the fitness industry, Zanna was responsible for many aspects of customer accounts including training, financial reporting, maintaining sensitive information and documents, database management and data entry. Customer service, interacting with multiple departments, vendors and management has provided Zanna with a solid foundation in communications and customer service.

Zanna studied business administration at the University of Memphis, Memphis, TN.

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