Jeremy Rock Smith

Jeremy Rock Smith, Kripalu’s Executive Chef, graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and began his career in classical French cuisine, working in fine restaurants in the United States and abroad. In 2005, Jeremy’s love for teaching and natural foods led him to Canyon Ranch in the Berkshires, where he applied his classical training to creating healthy cuisine in their kitchen and as a demonstration chef. He joined the Kripalu Kitchen in 2010 as Chef de Cuisine, and is the author of The Kripalu Kitchen: Nourishing Food for Body and Soul.

In 2019, Jeremy competed on Food Network's popular Chopped cooking show.

Jeremy also leads fun and educational whole foods cooking demonstrations every Tuesday as part of Kripalu R&R Retreat. Find out more.

How to Make Kale Salad, with Kripalu Executive Chef Jeremy Rock Smith