Meet TCHO Pro Nathan

Emmy-nominated chef + cookbook author, Nathan's culinary approach explores the world through the science and the sustainability of food.
December 02, 2021


emmy-nominated chef & cookbook author

"The moment I first experienced TCHO chocolate, about 10 years ago, it was love at first taste."

About Nathan

Emmy-nominated Chef Nathan Lyon is known for his simple, innovative cuisine featuring fresh, seasonal ingredients. You may recognize Nathan as the Culinary and Culture Ambassador for Curiosity Stream, the host of Good Food America with Nathan Lyon (Z Living), chef and co-host of Growing A Greener World (PBS), creator and host of A Lyon in the Kitchen (Discovery Health and Fit TV), co-creator of the Fiber Fourteen meal plan or from the second season of The Next Food Network Star. In addition to receiving a degree in Health Science from James Madison University, Nathan has earned a Culinary Arts degree from Le Cordon Bleu. He has worked in renowned restaurants and has dedicated over a decade of his life to working with local growers in California farmers markets. Nathan’s cookbook, Great Food Starts Fresh, made the Washington Post’s esteemed “Top Cookbooks” list and received quotes of support from Alice Waters, Graham Kerr, Jamie Oliver, and Curtis Stone. Nathan’s accomplishments and awards also include Sustainable Seafood Ambassador with the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Culinary Ambassador with the City of Hope Hospital, and the honor of an Emmy nomination for “Outstanding Culinary Host.”