Nicolas’ approach to healthy gourmet cuisine has been recognized by some of the most demanding and sophisticated palettes all over the world. Nicolas believes natural high quality food should be our top priority to truly obtain “quality of life.” After years of research, education, experimenting and creating gourmet cuisine, Nicolas took his passion to the next level by attending and graduating top of his class at Matthew Kenney Academy, the world's premier raw food culinary academy. Distinguishing himself as one of the most diverse health food chef's in the industry, always implementing new flavors, techniques, proper combinations and traditional ingredients to his cuisine. Shortly thereafter graduating from the International School of Detoxification, mentored by Dr. Robert Morse N.D., internationally recognized as the top and most experienced Naturopath of our time. Nicolas’s refreshing food style, experience and knowledge have led him to working with and developing high performance /health programs for elite level professional athletes and many world famous celebrities. He strongly believes that nature has provided everything we need to thrive, and uses his creativity to create gourmet masterpieces, using simple, yet powerful plant based ingredients. “Let’s re-connect with nature, real food, and our true priorities”
Background in various nutritional disciplines and Holistic methodology’s including Chronobiotic Nutrition, Lymphatic Detoxification, Naturopathy, Natural Hygiene, Vegan, Raw, Paleo, Ketogenic, Macrobiotic, and Juice Detoxification.
Health Consulting/ Meal Program Development, Newport Beach, CA 2017-Present
Nutritional consulting and meal preparation for the Peykoff family. Daily meal preparation implementing local organic ingredients. Chronotbiotic specific program designed for maximum nutrient absorption, health and harmony.
Menu Development, Au Fudge, Los Angeles, CA 2016
Consulting for Jessica Biel. Developed plant based menu and health conscious recipes for the launch of new restaurant “Au Fudge” restaurant in West Hollywood, CA.
Chef Training and Placement, Los Angeles, CA 2016
Trained and placed private chef for Jenna and Channing Tatum. Developed specific goal oriented Chronobiotic program
Health Consulting/Private Chef, Laguna Beach & Palo Alto, CA 2015-Present
Nutritional consulting and meal preparation for Brendan Iribe. Developed a specific program geared towards conscious/responsible weight-loss and overall improvement of Health. Health advising, Daily meal preparation. Implemented Specific Health program for Ocuclus/Facebook office team.
Private Chef in Brentwood, CA for NFL player Tom Brady & Gisele Bundchen. Brentwood , CA 2013
Specific Focus on performance for Mr. Brady as well as natural health for Gisele Bundchen. Sourced fresh/local and high quality organic ingredients . Created custom performance inspired snack and super-food shakes. Health advising. Created multi-course gourmet meals for guests and family.
JUICE LAB, Founder 2013-2016
Created, owned and operated organic farm-to-bottle cold pressed juice company in Winter Park, FL. Created healing cold pressed juices using mostly local produce. Hosted educational events and workshop.
Private Chef Placement, Winter Park FL 2012-2014
Private chef position for Garry Jones, founder and president of Full Sail University. Prepared gourmet and plant-based specialties daily. Health consulting, prepared juice cleanses and Detox programs. Developed health conscious menus for large catered events and private parties at Full Sail University.
Leafy Greens, Johannesburg, South Africa- Summer 2012
Restructured restaurant operation, new recipe development, special events including farm-to-table dinner concept. Product line branding. Sourced exotic super-foods.
Eleven Madison Park, Stage under Chef Daniel Humm, (Michelin 3 Stars) NYC, NY January 2014
Viktoras Kulviskas, Apprenticeship, Monctezuma Costa Rica 2014
International Institute of Detoxification Levels 1 & 2, Dr. Robert Morse N.D. Port Charlotte FL, April 2012
Matthew Kenney Academy Level 1& 2 Advanced, Oklahoma City OK, 2011
Institute for Integrative Nutrition, New York City, NY, 2008-2010
Glaser Organics Raw Culinary Preparation Certification, Miami FL 2007
Hippocrates Health Institute, Palm Beach FL 2006
Michael & Jane Eisner - Contact Linda Prendergast 310.476.3787 firstname.lastname@example.org
Demi Moore - Contact Lenny Hernandez 310.292.9604 email@example.com
Brendan Iribe, CEO of Oculus Rift - Contact Nick Valencia 917.502.4475 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sean “P-Diddy Combs – Contact Curtis Greenwood 917.613.4821 email@example.com
Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen - Contact Ben Rawitz 339.222.2924 firstname.lastname@example.org
Peter Stavros KKR NYC, NY email@example.com
Garry & Isis Jones, Full Sail University 407.810.7717 firstname.lastname@example.org
“Nicolas Torrent created a wonderful scent dinner for our launch of our perfume deadofnight last March 2014.He was able to incorporate several of the ingredients from our perfume oil into the entire menu, including an agarwood smoke infused orange desert (fabulous) for a party of 30 seated guests.Not only were all the courses delicious and gorgeous to look at, he was simply a pleasure to work with.Nicolas has a great work ethic and is filled with creativity. I think anyone working with Nicolas would see his passion for food and health together to bring good tasting gourmet meals.”
Helena Christensen & Elizabeth Gaynes