The Rich Roll Podcast

Amanda Chantal Bacon On Self-Care, Building A Wellness Empire & Surviving Controversy



“My job is being a manager, cheerleader, salesperson and marketer for these plants that have saved my life.” Amanda Chantal BaconWhat do you become when your mom is the CEO of a prestigious fashion empire and your dad is a musician accompanying notorious acts like Billy Idol and the art punk group Suicide?You alchemize that business savvy with artistry. And pivot.Such is the tale of plant alchemist and holistic heroine Amanda Chantal Bacon – a wellness entrepreneur committed to the idea that food is equal parts art and medicine; as much about pleasure as healing; and that creativity and sustenance can be one and the same.A graduate of the New England Culinary Institute and former Food & Wine Editor at the LA Times, Amanda served apprentice duties under Suzanne Goin, the James Beard Award winning chef at the famous Luques Restaurant, who served as her mentor and inspiration behind Moon Juice, an online holistic apothecary and chain of elegant community-centric juice shops with three location