Marsh & McLennan Agency Teams Up with Vitasoy & Glam Foods for Culinary Bootcamp!

October 22, 2013

Services:  Employee Benefits
Type:  Press Releases
Boston, MA- October 9, 2013 – National employee benefits specialist Marsh & McLennan Agency has teamed up with Vitasoy and Glam Foods to coordinate a three part healthy cooking series for Vitasoy employees.Faced with separate goals of promoting healthy living, bolstering company morale, and marketing their products to their employees, the Vitasoy HR team paired with Marsh & McLennan Agency to create a culinary bootcamp to inspire employees in the art of healthy cooking. Award winning chef and celebrated ‘food coach’ Chef German Lam has been brought in to lead the three part series.  The cutting edge culinary presentations use cooking to build teamwork and promote ‘clean’ eating at work and home.Chef Lam promotes ‘free style cooking’, which allows for improvisation and healthy meals even when there is little time to prepare. Embracing the flavors and changing in and out a few key ingredients, students learn the confidence and skills they need to prepare healthy meals continuously, beyond the recipes learned in class.This program is a fine example of how management teams are thinking outside the box, making the investment to empower individuals and teams to embrace clean eating and healthy cooking. To quote Chef Lam, “Cleaning the heart with clean food” and “Fueling the Ferrari” are just ways he teaches students on how to fuel up for a healthy lifestyle at the work place and home.Human Resources Director, Annemarie Abdo, says feedback from the employee base has been great.  “This is an excellent series to teach our employees the importance of healthy eating with dynamic recipes that inspire employees to think out of the box with their cooking skills. “

For more information on Vitasoy products, visit For information on Chef Lam, visit For information on wellness services through Marsh & McLennan Agency, visit or call 617-587-2300.

About Marsh & McLennan Agency

Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC, a subsidiary of Marsh, was established in 2008 to meet the needs of midsize businesses in the U.S. MMA operates independently from Marsh to offer commercial property, casualty, personal lines, and employee benefits to clients across the U.S.

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Vitasoy USA welcomed Chef German Lam for a three part Culinary cooking experience. Faced with the dilemma of employees not familiar with tofu and the need for healthy eating alternatives, Vitasoy turned to German Lam for assistance. Annemarie Abdo, Director of Human Resources stated “Chef Lam was able to transform his enthusiasm for cooking and passion for life into everyday cooking. After the first class, employees couldn’t wait to try out their new recipes on their families.” This was truly a successful event.

Annemarie Abdo, SPH                                                                                                                         Human Resources Director Vitasoy USAVitasoy Sept 2013

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