The Intelligent Gourmet Culture
IG is an organic lifestyle restaurant, who’s intent is to Navigate the Nutritional Nonsense of eating for optimal health. Our founder created IG to serve you only the highest quality, organic plant based food, and certified humanely raised Non-GMO clean meats + poultry. IG’s health supportive chefs believe that we can use food as medicine to reach a variety of health goals. Intelligent Gourmet seeks to solve the health problems created by food, with food, and we have extensive experience cooking for people that have a wide variety of needs and preferences. When preparing food we take an honest approach using techniques and ingredients that maximize real nutritional value for healthful results while practicing intuitive cooking.
The Intelligent food and juice menus change according to season, weather, availability of ingredients, and the personal creativity of our chefs. IG’s passion is providing genuine foods of superior nutritional integrity and delicious tastes. IG’s mission is to become the smart approach for any person or family seeking to eat healthy.
Intelligent Gourmet is about taking The Smart Approach to Eating Healthy with organic juice cleanses and nutrition-packed gourmet meals, snacks and salads. Our pre-packaged, fresh-made meals and organic juice cleanses are made with all the power of whole foods to be hearty, healthy, and ready to take home to your family. We think health and great flavor should go together, don’t you?
We want you to fall in love with food again! These day’s navigating your meals can be daunting. Our mission is to provide education along with great food that’s great for you, and improve the overall health and well-being of our community. We specialize in organic juices | packaged snacks, entrees + products that make enjoying nutritious whole foods fast and easy. We’re gluten-free and raw, vegetarian, and vegan-friendly.
Intelligent Gourmet’s menu is designed around essential macro-nutrients. Each recipe is the result of considerable research and taste-testing by our team leader, Linda Baldwin, who is not only a chef, but a Certified Health Coach. She decided to become a health counselor to fulfill her passion of working with individuals, family’s and children to improve their health and family life.
Linda received her training at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in New York City. She is certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners, a member in good standing of the American Association of Nutritional Consultants, and has obtained continuing Education in nutrition from Purchase College, State University of New York, she attended the Rouxbe School of Culinary Arts where she earned her Professional Culinary degree. Linda and her team lead workshops on obtaining a healthy lifestyle through food and offers individual health coaching to adults and families.
We are a sustainable, globally responsible company, named Eco-Friendly by the Florida Green Council. We look for locally grown produce and maintain a garden of fresh organic herbs, including raw stevia plants, which we incorporate into our dishes. We make our food fresh on the day you get it – never frozen, and always from scratch. It tastes better that way!
Intelligent Gourmet offers take-home meals and juices that are organic, nitrate-free, preservative-free, gluten-free, and low in carbohydrates. We don’t believe calories and carbs are bad – we just think they need to be balanced to help you look fantastic and feel energetic all day long. Our meals and juices are created with the power of whole foods in mind, and with incredible, ridiculously delicious flavor as the goal. Menus are developed following the healthy eating guidelines of the American Diabetes Association. Calories and carbohydrates are strictly balanced in each meal to help maintain consistent blood sugar levels throughout the day. IG uses quality lean proteins (Niman Ranch | Springer Mountain, all organic produce, organic low-glycemic carbs and “clean” fats to give you long-lasting energy and reduce food cravings. In addition, our culinary team has worked diligently to incorporate variety and creativity in each meal.