Anna V. Bohbot (Zulaica) is a Cal alum, Chef and cookbook author in the San Francisco Bay Area. Anna is part of the LinkedIn Programs team helping to drive strategy and design for the global food program. For the past four years, Anna has managed food service operations for cafes and coffee bars in the San Francisco and South Bay LinkedIn office, feeding over 5,000 people daily. She influences nutrition, team building, marketing, communication, food operations and design, as well as the onsite food education and engagement program for LinkedIn employees.
She is passionate about sustainable and just food systems and accessibility to fresh, local and seasonal food. She partners with local nonprofits and farms in order to educate and inspire the community and employees. Prior to LinkedIn, Anna cooked for Bon Appetit at Google, where she created menus focused on whole foods, lead a small team of six, and cooked for upwards of 1000 employees every day. Anna founded and ran a healthy catering business, Presto! Catering and Food Services for over five years and has taught healthy cooking classes and workshops for the American Heart Association in Spanish and English throughout the Bay Area. Anna’s recipes have been featured in The Antioxidant Counter: A Pocket Guide to the Revolutionary ORAC Scale for Choosing Healthy Foods and The Essential Oils Hormone Solution and she has co-authored three books, The DASH Diet Cookbook: Quick and Delicious Recipes for Losing Weight, Preventing Diabetes, and Lowering Blood Pressure, which was also published in Spanish, The Low GI Slow Cooker: Delicious and Easy Dishes Made Healthy With the Glycemic Index, and The Matcha Miracle: Boost Energy, Focus and Health with Matcha Powder.