“My vision is to radiate global awareness through my mentoring, coaching and culinary programs so as to empower others by cultivating their effective motivational mindset so they may enjoy the power of positive energy as a vital healing force to reunite family, restore community and renew planetary health.”
Sharing the spirit of good food
Gowings Food Health Wealth is a global wellness solutions company founded by Samantha Gowing in 1999. Based in the stunning beachside town of Byron Bay Samantha teaches participants to embrace all things healthy in her hands-on Food as Medicine workshops and executive events. She creates her signature culinary programs for luxury hotels, spas and health retreats worldwide. Sam’s dynamic, disruptive mentoring programs help food and health entrepreneurs by utilising her proven marketing methods of Wellness Business Solutions.
Samantha Gowing put food as medicine on the map in Australia by using her unique blend of nutrition, fine dining and business expertise. Sam has worked for more than 20 years with people all over the world on improving their health and wellbeing as Australia’s leading wellness chef and an award-winning clinical nutritionist. She is renowned for her nutritional wisdom – and for being a powerful influencer among healthy lifestyle audiences.
Her global wellness company Gowings Food Health Wealth create culinary programs for luxury hotels, spas and health retreats worldwide. FHW offers dynamic wellness business solutions that help food and health entrepreneurs create successful and sustainable businesses and has paved the way for the new genre of wellness enthusiasts since 1999.
Sam is a former hotelier and chef hat-winning restaurateur who loved life at the helm of legendary Gowings Grace Darling Hotel in Collingwood before turning her heart and mind to food as medicine to become a clinical nutritionist, executive chef, keynote speaker and wellness authority. She holds a Diploma of Health Science, Nutrition (1999-2003); and is a member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society. She has certified with Chinese medicine master, Paul Pitchford, author of Healing with Whole Foods (2010) and holds a Masters degree in Gastronomic Tourism at Le Cordon Bleu (2012-2015).
Her first book The Healing Feeling, represents her passion for spreading the health and wellness word in a way that’s fun and accessible. Across 143 beautifully designed colour pages Samantha shares not only her health-giving recipes and remedies but also her engaging personal stories and extensive knowledge of nutrition and Chinese medicine. All done with her trademark great humour and wordplay. When she is not in the kitchen or the ocean, she mentors like-minded whippersnappers who have a yearning for all things well and healthy in business.
Master Gastronomic Tourism – Le Cordon Bleu 2015
Diploma Health Science, Nutrition – Endeavour College 2003
Australian Traditional Medicine Society – Since 2002