Nadja Foods supplies great tasting healthier snacks and desserts to the food service industry, restaurant chains and retail stores under private label and brand products. Customers have included Subway Restaurants®, McDonald’s®, Sodexo®, Wegmans®, Price Chopper, Tops, Schools, Healthcare and others. Manufacturing facilities are located in the US and Canada.
Nadja Piatka is the founder and President of Nadja Foods, the Ultimate Girls Getaway and the author of 2 Best Selling Books.
As an unemployable single mother of two, plagued by creditors and no income, she began baking muffins and brownies at home and testing them on her two teenage children. She was soon selling her baked goods to local coffee shops. When her customer base grew, she commissioned a local bakery to “out source” and deliver her products.
With a one hundred dollar investment she grew her business from her kitchen to becoming an international supplier to the food industry.
Nadja Foods reputation for producing great tasting healthy food resulted in the creation of two winning products for two of the world’s leading fast food restaurants – McDonald’s® and Subway® . Nadja has appeared on many TV shows including the Oprah Winfrey Show and The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch.
The "Ultimate Girls Getaway", an annual fun women's event, helps to sponsor women survivors of war.
Nadja tours as a motivational speaker sharing her amazing professional and personal story of building her business, surviving leukemia, being an unemployed single parent and cherishing every moment in life. For information regarding Nadja's speaking engagements click here.
Nadja has written two best selling cookbooks, the first was, "The Joy of Losing Weight".
Nadja donated proceeds from her second book, "Outrageously Delicious Fat Wise Cookbook", to the McDonald’s Children’s Charities.
Nadja Foods reputation for producing great tasting healthy food resulted in the creation of two winning products for two of the world’s leading fast food restaurants – McDonald’s® and Subway® .
Nadja is a Recipe Developer, Volunteer and Spokesperson for the American Heart Association and sits on their Board of Directors for the Northeast Region.
She was inducted into the Twenty First Century Business Women’s Hall of Fame, Bay Path College ,MA.
She sits on the Niagara University Board of Advisors as well as the Niagara University Business Administration Advisory Board.
Nadja is a former food columnist where she specialized in recipe "Makeovers" to promote healthy eating.
She was the recipient of the Regional Award for the Canadian Woman Entrepreneur of the Year and recognized as one of the ITV News WOMEN OF VISION.
As a member of the Small and Medium Enterprise Task Force, an Advisory Board for the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Nadja contributed to developing a report on “Canadian Business and Exporting."
Nadja's amazing story is highlighted in the following publications and continues to inspire people: