In June 2014, Mary Brighton won a partial scholarship to attend the prestigious gastronomic Hautes Etudes du Goût (HEG) program. She completed the program in May 2015 and received her diploma with honors in October 2015. Her thesis was entitled “Teenage Food Preferences: The Role of Taste, Odor and Emotion.”
Along with her passion for cooking to bring out taste and international food culture, Mary is also a registered dietitian in France, the United States and the United Kingdom. Her specialty is pediatric nutrition and she has a Master’s degree in Human Nutrition and Exercise and Sports Science from Colorado State University and Bachelor’s of Arts from Rutgers University.
She is bilingual in French /English.
This blog was started because of and is particularly dedicated to my dad (Jim Brighton 1943-2012) who had a brain stem stroke in February 2009.