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Gabriella’s Kitchen

December 16, 2015 17:37 ET

Gabriella's Kitchen CEO to Deliver Keynote Address at the Upcoming Global Center for Health Innovation Event Featuring Health and Wellness Innovators

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 16, 2015) - Gabriella's Kitchen, a leading manufacturer of fortified and functional foods, is pleased to announce that its CEO, Margot Micallef, will be delivering a keynote address, alongside two other renowned leaders in health and wellness, at the first event in the Global Center for Health Innovation's new Voices series. The series is designed to feature innovators in healthcare, business and technology. As the creator of skinnypasta™, a healthier, all natural alternative to traditional pasta, Micallef is excited to share her presentation, Let Food Be Thy Medicine.

The Voices event is taking place on January 6, 2016, in Cleveland, Ohio, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 apiece. To learn more about the event and to register, please visit The event will also feature Dr. Mark Hyman, the director of Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine, and Congressman Tim Ryan, author of the book, The Real Food Revolution. The program for the event, named Innovations in Health & Wellness: The Food Revolution, is designed to allow attendees to hear from each innovator, to learn more about healthy eating and to discover the principles of functional medicine.

"At Gabriella's Kitchen, we believe food has tremendous healing power. We believe food nourishes passion for life, feeds the body's need for fuel and the heart's need for self-care," said Micallef. "I'm thrilled to be able to share the skinnypasta™ story at the Voices event -- and to share a delicious, nutritious skinnypasta™ meal with everyone in attendance!"

"We're thrilled Margot is joining us for Voices," said Fred DeGrandis, managing director and chief administrative officer of the Global Center for Health Innovation. "With this event, we're bringing together the voices of innovators in health and wellness to spark conversation around the impact food has on our overall health. Margot's voice and expertise on this topic are truly valued."

After Micallef's keynote address, Levy Restaurants' executive chef Matt Del Regno will join her for a skinnypasta™ SUPERFOOD Penne cooking demonstration. Attendees will learn about the health benefits of teff, an ancient grain that's naturally gluten-free and high in protein. Teff is what gives skinnypasta™ SUPERFOOD Penne its hefty nutritional punch. At the end of the presentation, attendees will receive skinnypasta™ samples and a recipe to take home.

skinnypasta™ SUPERFOOD Penne is the latest addition to the Gabriella's Kitchen product family, which includes two other lines of pastas marketed under the skinnypasta™ brand: skinnypasta™ GLUTEN FREE, a line of frozen prepared meals, and skinnypasta™ HIGH PROTEIN, a line of fresh pastas that are high in protein and low in carbs and calories. All skinnypasta™ products are non-GMO, all natural and preservative-free.

The Voices event will be held at the Global Center for Health Innovation in Cleveland on Wednesday, January 6, 2016, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome; tickets are $20 apiece. To learn more about the event and to register, please visit

About Gabriella's Kitchen
Italian sisters Gabriella and Margot Micallef founded the company now known as Gabriella's Kitchen in 2007. The sisters were on a mission to create nutritious and delicious foods that everyone could enjoy, regardless of their dietary preferences or restrictions. Naturally, they started with pasta! Using fresh, high-quality ingredients and an original artisanal Italian pasta machine, they created skinnypasta™, allowing everyone to Love Pasta Again™. 

For more information on Gabriella's Kitchen, including where to find skinnypasta™ near you, please visit or contact Michelle McIvor, Public Relations and Communications Manager, at or at 587.888.1316.

About The Global Center for Health Innovation
The Global Center for Health Innovation is a trusted forum where individuals invested in health and healthcare engage and connect. Part of the Cleveland Convention Center complex, the Global Center brings together large corporations, healthcare systems, educational institutions and developing companies to discover what's possible in healthcare. The collaborative atmosphere encourages inspired, innovative and forward-thinking ideas that can lead to future advancements in the industry. The Cleveland Convention Center and the Global Center for Health Innovation are managed by SMG, the nation's largest and most experienced convention center and facility management firm. Learn more at

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