Meet the Team!

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Melissa Manning, RD

Melissa Manning is a Registered Dietitian with a passion for school nutrition. For over 14 years, she has specialized in NSLP/CACFP Menu Planning and Nutrient Analysis. Melissa began her career working with CDE, Nutrition Services Division, running weighted nutrient analysis for the SMI portion of audits. Since then, she has consulted with over 30 school districts, mostly in California. Recently, Melissa has teamed up with Grace Kim, RD, to form My InHouse RD, under Mike Borges’ School Nutrition Network. Melissa’s vision is to support school districts in creating and marketing nutritious school meals so that no child will go hungry. In her spare time, Melissa enjoys gardening, swimming, cooking, public speaking, and reading, and is an active volunteer with the local animal shelter and with the Legacy Kids Project.

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Grace Kim, RD 

Grace Kim is a Registered Dietitian, nutrition educator, and school nutrition expert. She holds a MS in Nutritional Sciences and specializes in children’s nutrition. She is thankful to be able to combine her passion for working with students and promoting nutrition and wellness. Her favorite aspect of being a part of the My InHouse RD team is having the opportunity to provide training for food service staff and help plan nutritious menus that the students enjoy. Having grown up and benefited from eating school lunches herself, she looks forward to being a part of improving the school food experience for the next generation of students. She is excited to be a part of a mission that she sincerely cares for and knows that her work can truly make a difference in the lives of many students.

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