Harness the Power of Food and Culture for Team Building & Results

Cooking Up a Better World™! 

Leadership Development | Teambuilding
Food & Culture Tours |  Speaking Events

A unique and inspiring professional development platform that facilitates engagement, collaboration, experiential learning, communications, problem-solving, and innovation.

Leveraging the power of food & culture to build understanding and bridge divides.


 Offering Benefits & Results
Leadership Development Innovative, Inclusive, Inspiring
Teambuilding Collaboration, Recruitment, Retention, Productivity
Food & Culture Tours Engagement, Client & Business Marketing
Speaking Events  Engaging, Motivational, Actionable 

 Ideal for: 

 Corporate Teams & Groups, Global or Local
Annual Meetings and Conferences
Leadership Summits and Executive Retreats
Custom itinerary aligned with group goals, budget, location
Complimentary consultation - Submit Inquiry

Virtual/Remote, on-site, fieldtrips options available. 

Contact us for a consultation and quote. 
Opening Minds, One Mouth at a Time™ 


Past clients: Deloitte, Vanguard, Invesco, Google, Salesforce, Chick-fil-A, and more.


Presenter and Leader

Natalie Keng is a pioneer in the area of innovative leadership development and is the Founder and CEO (“Chief Eating Officer”) of Global Hearth™, a multi-faceted business that leverages the power of food and culture to promote team-building and client engagement in support of corporate initiatives through its Cooking Up a Better World™ platform of inspiring, interactive, and impactful presentations, tours and events. Keng is the bestselling author of Egg Rolls & Sweet Tea, and the creator of the first award-winning line of Georgia-grown, Asian-inspired sauces (launched at Whole Foods Market) that feature natural ingredients and harken heritage recipes, earning her the title The Sauce Maven™. Before starting her own business, Keng was a strategic marketing executive in a Fortune 100 corporation. She has also headed leadership development initiatives at national non-profit organizations and served in public office. Keng is a recipient of the Greater Women's Business Council Trailblazer Award and was appointed to serve on the Governor's Health Task Force. She has been featured in PEOPLE magazine, Southern Living, Garden & Gun, NPR, Taste of the South, Harvard Magazine, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Splendid Table, and Woman's World. A graduate of Vassar College, Keng holds a Master of Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She lives in her hometown of Smyrna, Georgia.