Restaurants and Food — July 22, 2015 at 7:37 am

July 24 & 25th California Walnuts and Chef Devin Alexander Head East to Bring Walnut-Themed Food Truck to the Washington, DC

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Three Cities, One Giant Rolling Walnut

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California Walnuts and Chef Devin Alexander Head East to Bring Walnut-Themed

Food Truck to the Nation’s Capital

WHAT: California Walnuts team up with Chef Devin Alexander (New York Times bestselling author, healthy comfort food expert and chef from NBC’s “The Biggest Loser”) to bring a giant walnut food truck to Washington, DC on July 24 and 25 with a mission of inspiring consumers to experiment with walnuts and enjoy them in entirely new ways.

At each stop, Chef Alexander will be celebrating the culinary versatility of walnuts by handing out free samples and demonstrating how to prepare her new summertime dessert recipe: the Chocolate Vanilla Walnut Grahamwich.

WHEN & WHERE: Friday, July 24, 6 to 9 p.m.

The Yards Park

355 Water Street SE

Washington DC 20003

Saturday, July 25, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Parking Lot of PNC Bank

1201 Wisconsin Avenue NW (Wisconsin and M Street)

Washington, DC 20007

INTERVIEW: Chef Devin Alexander is available to speak about the inspiration for her Chocolate Vanilla Walnut Grahamwich, the latest research on the health benefits of walnuts, as well as other easy ways for consumers to incorporate walnuts into their daily cooking. She can also share some of her personal tips on staying healthy for the summer!

ADDITIONAL The California Walnuts mobile tour will be traveling to Washington, DC, Boston

INFORMATION: and New York City in July and August. To learn more about the tour or discover innovative ways to enjoy walnuts, visit

About Chef Devin Alexander:

Media personality, “healthy comfort” food chef, weight loss expert, and New York Times bestselling author Devin Alexander is the chef of NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” and the host of PBS’ “America’s Chefs on Tour.” She is also the author of 8 cookbooks, including “The Biggest Loser Cookbook” series, and is the executive chef of “Devinly Decadence™” on Royal Caribbean International. As a result of Devin’s unique approach to healthy cooking and her motivational personal story, she has appeared on numerous weight loss and fitness shows and written more than 500 articles in an array of magazines. Having maintained her 70-pound weight loss for close to 20 years, she lives and eats her message: you don’t have to deprive yourself to be fit and healthy.

CONTACT: For more information, please contact Chelsea Michael at (312) 233-1312 or

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