Our experts

We work very closely with experts, moms, dads and little ones to make sure our products are as good for babies + kids as possible. We prioritize health and nutritional value, ensuring our products are always yummy, handy + fun!

Parents + little ones

We love hearing what real moms, dads + little ones think of our products. Their thoughts and opinions have really helped us make yummy new stuff + help us make mealtimes fun.

The professionals

We’ve worked with professional experts over the years to help us make sure all of our products really are good in every sense + great for tiny tummies.

Dr. Deena Blanchard

Dr. Deena Blanchard

Dr. Deena Blanchard, esteemed pediatrician with Premier Pediatrics located in New York City and Brooklyn, NY, serves as a pediatric expert for Ella’s Kitchen. Dr. Deena completed her Masters of Public Health at Temple University with a focus on health education before attending Medical School at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completing her residency at the Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of Columbia Presbyterian. Dr. Deena’s expertise has been shared at the AAP Conference, the Big City Moms Biggest Baby Shower, and with The Stir by Café Mom, and is emphasized by her contributions to leading medical and parenting publications. More information can be found at http://www.premierpediatricsny.com/about-us/our-physicians/. Dr. Deena lives in New York City with her husband, two sons and is expecting her third baby this Spring.

Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown of Brown & Medina Nutrition is a family nutritionist and mom of two.  She helps us understand the role of all our good ingredients in little ones’ development and advises moms at Ella’s events.

Dr Sarah Schenker

Dr Sarah Schenker

Dr Sarah Schenker is a children’s dietician and mom of two. She helps us understand the role of all our good ingredients in little ones’ development and advises moms at Ella’s events.

Dr Clare Leonard

Dr Clare Leonard

Dr Clare Leonard is a consultant nutritionist with a food industry specialism, and is mom to two children. She has ensured all the info we give parents is correct in every way.

Dr Carmel Houston-Price

Dr Carmel Houston-Price

Dr Carmel Houston-Price is an experienced developmental psychologist who works with us to understand the role of the 5 senses in developing healthy attitudes to food. She’s a mom, too, and is very, very clever.

Sally Luckraft

Sally Luckraft

Sally Luckraft is our very own food developer and mom to two children. She makes all Ella’s yummy new stuff, spending lots of time in the kitchen trying out her new recipes with moms + little ones. She always listens to what they have to say, to make our yummy stuff even better!

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