Jeremy Rock Smith


Jeremy Rock Smith, Kripalu faculty, 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, served as its Executive Chef until 2022, 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.

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