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    Celebrate a Passion for
    Better Living
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Our True Story

Welcome to True Food Kitchen: a restaurant inspired by the philosophy that food should make you feel better, not worse. Together, we’re a passionate collective of accomplished chefs, visionary restaurateurs and a renowned doctor of integrative medicine, who believe delicious dining and conscious nutrition can go hand in hand, without sacrificing flavor, creativity or indulgence. Here, we invite our guests to become a part of a world where great tasting food and thoughtfully crafted beverages—shared in an environment of infectious positivity—can be the foundation for a life well lived.

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Better food means better living.

A Better Definition of the Diet

We were founded on a set of simple and exhaustively researched principles known as the anti-inflammatory diet.

Dr. Andrew Weil at True Food Kitchen

Dr. Andrew Weil

Renowned physician and doctor of integrative medicine, Dr. Andrew Weil founded True Food Kitchen with the simple belief that food should make you feel better, not worse. From day one we've championed his vision to bring this new way of eating to each one of our kitchens.

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Anti-Inflammatory Pyramid

Here, we believe in a lifestyle that encourages simple changes in eating habits to avoid and counteract chronic inflammation—a way of selecting and preparing foods based on science that can help people achieve and maintain optimum health over their lifetime.

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Every ingredient matters. In everything we make.

Abundant and Always in Season

Discover the plentiful and benefit-rich favorites featured on our winter menu.

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Beets

This root vegetable is loaded with vitamins and minerals and promotes heart health. Beets benefit liver function, helping to rid the body free of toxins.

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Kuzu Root Starch

Kuzu root has been used by Eastern healers for almost 2,000 years and is most often utilized in foods to impart its ability to heal and balance natural sugars.

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Butternut Squash

Found in an abundance across our fall menu, Butternut Squash helps the body absorb the proper amount of Vitamin A that keeps the body's immune system healthy.

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Pomegranate

These little seeds are one of the most nutrient-dense fruits on the planet, loaded with fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K and potassium.

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Brussels Sprouts

Fiber-rich and part of the cruciferous vegetable family, Brussels Sprouts are powerhouse vegetables that are especially important for helping to fight cancer.

AND IT MATTERS HOW THEY’RE SOURCED.

Meet Our Organic  Kale Grower

We go to great lengths to source with integrity, partnering only with growers that are committed to the same values that we are. We’re proud to say that 100% of the kale used in our kitchens is farmed organically from San Miguel Farms. Join Chef Robert and Garrett Nishimori for a tour of the fields to see first-hand how our organic kale is grown.

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Great chefs keep us cooking–and thinking–fresh.

Let us Introduce Ourselves

We put our trust in our chefs so you can too. Meet a few of the faces that make up Team True.

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Brand Chef

Robert McCormick

As the driving force behind our menu innovation, Chef Robert is greatly influenced by new ingredients and adventurous food combinations. His culinary expertise, penchant for healthful cuisine and quest for global inspiration are behind the many memorable dishes on our menu.

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Vice President of Culinary Operations

Michael Sullivan

Chef Sully knows just what it takes to make True Food cook. He understands that an individual’s food preferences are highly personal, and is obsessed with making sure our guests enjoy our food the way they want it – whether that’s gluten-free, vegan or vegetarian.

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Director of Beverage

Jon Augustin

Our commitment to quality, creativity and science-backed nutrition extends into each one of our bars, where beverage wizard Jon Augustin crafts concoctions that rival even our most flavorful dishes–from adventurous cocktails to house-made teas and natural refreshers.

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We treat every guest as an individual. Because they are.

Enjoy Your Food the Way You Want It

We’ve carefully crafted our menu to reflect our guests’ every need.

True Food Kitchen Inside Out Quinoa Burger

Gluten-Free

No problem. We can make it gluten-free—whether it be a pizza, pita or the bun of your favorite burger.

True Food Kitchen Kale Salad

Vegetarian

Of course. Many of our base dishes are vegetarian—and just about everything else on the menu can be made that way.

True Food Kitchen Ancient Grains Bowls

Vegan

Yep. We even found a way to make both pizza and ice-cream vegan without sacrificing taste. Amazing, we know.

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Your Way

There’s no dish on our menu that can't be customized. No matter how you want it, we’re happy to make it exactly that way.

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Living well begins at our table.

Come Join Us

Our dining rooms are a gathering place for enrichment. See for yourself at one of our events happening this month at True.

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