Chef Karen W. Spirer

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Chef Karen W. Spirer

Karen is an award winning certified chef and master baker, food industry consultant and educator, multimedia artist, and certified Human Design Guide and teacher of the “Living Your Design” course (please contact Karen for more information about this life transforming Science of Differentiation, which is based upon your individuated DNA blueprint and consciousness: how to make the correct decisions, eat the correct foods and take in your nutrients, in the correct environment...ALL specifically suited for your uniqueness).

Raised at the knees of family cooks, and round the table philosophers, Karen’s fondest memories are of experiences around the family table, filled with not just great food, but with rich conversation, storytelling and humor. Karen hopes to carry on these caring traditions. She is a lover of people, animals, nature and beautiful, fabulous tasting food. Karen brings Hope to the "Table," by marrying the best of ancient, traditional and modern day modalities and techniques, and the latest scientific information from the Human Design System about how to select and prepare wholesome, nourishing, fresh food to suit her individual client's and students highly specific needs. Karen has been called a "joyful alchemist": elevating food preparation to a healing art form. "Deliciousness," she says, "should never be sacrificed in the quest for health and well-being. In truth, we eat with all of our senses in order to nourish our body, mind and spirit...

Karen taught Multimedia Art and Culinary Arts at Nova University in Coral Springs Florida.  She was a workshop facilitator and Curriculum Adviser for the Mamaroneck School Board, lecturer at the New School for Social Research, NYC (Entrepreneurial Ventures and Better Business Practices), lecturer for the Westchester Holistic Network, NY, the Blue Horizons Holistic Network of Rockland County, NY, and most recently the Culinary Arts teacher at D’Agostino’s Market Culinary Arts School and Ardsley New York Inter-Village Continuing Education instructor. Her career as a Food Industry Recipe/Product Developer, Consultant and Corporate Coach is ongoing.

Karen won the Prestigious Five Star Diamond Chef Award by the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences and Product Award. Personal appearances include the Food Network, Today Show and QVC. Karen is a former Board member and longstanding member of the New York Woman's Culinary Alliance (NYWCA), the Weston A. Price Foundation (WAP), volunteer, project designer and fund raiser and 2003 honoree of My Sisters' Place (Domestic Violence Organization).

Karen received an AAS degree and Golden Designer Award from Parsons School Of Design, NYC, a BS in Education from New York University, the Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and the Culinary Arts,
NYC, Chef Certificate. As well, an AM degree…Admiring Mother…acquired after years of observing the blossoming of her two heart-full and generous daughters, Alexandra and Danielle and son-in-law David, who are equally devoted to their individual endeavors.

Karen W. Spirer
(914) 310-2949

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