After successful tenures at both the North Texas Food Bank
and HEB/Central Market, Robin launched her culinary and
nutrition communications consulting business in 2003. Her
of combining food and nutrition expertise with sales, marketing
and public relations experiences have landed her a diverse
client base including: Glaceau, Sara Lee, Quaker Oats,
Pop Chips, Bausch and Lomb, Tenet Healthcare Corporation,
Fisher Pay Kel and the American Institute of Wine and Food.
Professional Awards & Honors
- Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year Award Winner
- 2006-07 Outstanding
Media Award Winner
- Chair - Nutrition Entrepreneurs Practice Group
of the American Dietetic Association
- Co-Chairman for the 2008 Texas
Dietetic Association Annual Food and Nutrition Conference
- Advisory Committee Member for the Art Institute
of Dallas' Culinary Arts Program
- Former President of the Dallas Dietetic Association
Robin is an active member of the following organizations:
Robin Plotkin has been in the business of food for over 25 years. Since her ice cream dipping days at Frosty’s in Peoria, Illinois, she has maintained her passion for food, the culinary arts and nutrition through her career in the food service industry. After obtaining degrees at the University of Missouri-Columbia and Texas Women’s University, she began her dietetics career in the kitchen at Zale Lipshy University Hospital on the University of Texas Southwestern campus in Dallas, Texas.
After stints at the North Texas Food Bank and HEB/Central Market grocery company, Robin launched her culinary and nutrition communications consulting business in 2000. Her unique niche of combining food and nutrition expertise with her background in speaking, writing, media work and public relations experiences have landed her a diverse client base including: Cabot Cheese, Which Wich Superior Sandwiches, DairyMAX, Duda Fresh Farm Foods, Sara Lee, Bausch and Lomb, Unilever, Avocados from Mexico, Popchips, Sysco Foods, Fisher Pay Kel Appliances, the American Institute of Wine and Food and DMA & Associates, a produce industry boutique marketing group. She is also a creative advisor to Field to Plate, a visionary food education company, pioneering a paradigm shift in how we think, talk and teach Americans about food and food choice. In addition, she sits on Welch’s Health and Nutrition Advisory Panel.
Robin is nationally acclaimed culinary and nutrition expert and appears regularly on TV, radio, in print and in social media. She was most recently quoted in Health Magazine, USA Today, Prevention Magazine, Today’s Dietitian, Woman’s Day and Healthy Eats, the Food Network’s Healthy Living Blog. She’s a former blogger for the Dallas Morning News Mom’s Blog and utilizes social media daily as a means to get her unique messages across to the general population.
Robin is an advisory board member of the Art Institute of Dallas’ Culinary Arts program and an advisory member for the Dallas based Chefs For Farmers organization. In 2009, she was inducted into prestigious Les Dames D’Escoffier organization.
Robin is a Texas Dietetic Association Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year award winner, the former president of the Dallas Dietetic Association and the co-chairman for the Texas Dietetic Association annual Food and Nutrition Conference in 2008. She is a past chair of the Nutrition Entrepreneurs Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association. She has received is also the Dallas Dietetic Association Outstanding Media award. Robin recently served on the American Dietetic Association’s Task Force on Restaurant Labeling and is a current reviewer of the Restaurant Labeling Certificate of Training Program of the ADA.
Robin spends her free time cooking and volunteering for such causes as Dallas Community Partners-Change is Good, the MS Society and the North Texas Food Bank. Robin resides in Dallas, Texas with her husband, son and 2 rescue Labradors.