• My Local Chefs Announces Partnership with Pounds Transformation

    Offers Culturally Relevant, Medically Tailored Meals Created by Medical Nutrition Professionals and Network of Local Chefs

    Hartford, Conn., January 31, 2023 – Medically tailored meal service company My Local Chefs today announces their partnership with health clinic Pounds Transformation to offer a one-stop shop for patients looking to create meaningful change in their lives through physical

  • ‘Food Farmacy’ Opens In Hartford, Targets Food Insecurity Among City Residents

    Connecticut Public Radio / WNPR

    The new center, sometimes referred to as a “food farmacy,” is part of an effort to reduce food insecurity among Connecticut residents and enable people to shop for fresh, nutritious foods tailored specifically to their health needs.

  • At Hartford HealthCare, a new type of pharmacy has a new prescription: Food as Medicine

    Hartford Courant

    Hartford — Greg Jones, the vice president of community health and engagement for Hartford HealthCare, prefers to call Hartford a food swamp, rather than a food desert. “There’s stuff out there, but you don’t want to eat it,” he said,

  • My Local Chefs honored at CT Entrepreneur Awards 2022


    The CT Entrepreneur Awards identify, recognize, and celebrate Connecticut’s leading entrepreneurs, ventures, and ecosystem elements that support them.

  • CT LIVE!: Get Meals Delivered Made by Local Chefs

    NBC CT

    There’s a new local service hitting the market but this is much more than your standard meal delivery service. Meet Vanessa Sena, owner of My Local Chefs.

  • My Local Chefs Creates An Innovative Revenue Stream for Connecticut Food Businesses

    Innovation Destination Hartford

    Entrepreneur Vanessa Sena is the brains behind My Local Chefs, an online platform that connects Connecticut chefs, farmers, and producers with local homes, where people can enjoy a variety of healthy prepared foods. MetroHartford Alliance Content Manager Nan Price chatted

  • New Connecticut Food Delivery Service Offers Healthy Meals from Local Chefs


    Sena envisioned a "one stop shop" concept for healthy options, accommodating customers with specific dietary needs. The chef/producer partners she works with offer vegan food, gluten-free products, keto items, juice cleanses and meal-prep services for assorted lifestyles.