Chicago, IL


valerie specializes in plant based food steeped in love, care, and mindfulness. she is inspired by the radiant variety and abundance of nature, and the care of temple food traditions to bring meditative attention and awareness to each step of the meal. she loves to share food in a way that surprises, delights, and connects those eating it to themselves and the earth. valerie has been cooking professionally for three years, and particularly loves farm to table cooking.