We hired Erika to conduct an interactive cooking class for our daughters 16th birthday. Erika was great with the girls and they all had an amazing time - all while learning to cook and about nutrition. Erika created a menu that was teenage friendly so the girls would really enjoy the food and experience.See all reviews
Erika received her Masters from the Institute of Human Nutrition at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University. She is certified by the Board for Nutrition Specialists and licensed by the New York State Education Department.
Erika will do a thorough evaluation of your health and goals to help you develop new eating habits that are compatible with your lifestyle. Whether you want to learn about healthy eating and how to prepare simple meals or just want whole foods to compliment an overall healthy lifestyle, her program will take you through all the steps-- from planning, to shopping, cooking and serving a fabulous meal. Erika works with individuals, both adults and children, as well as families, who are looking to make lasting positive changes in how they eat. She understands that there are many challenges to eating well, and her focus is on providing solutions for you that work.
Erika is the Private Health Chef and Nutritionist for Escape to Shape Destination Detox retreat, a 7 day fun-filled approach to intense transformation, combining fitness & nutrition. The retreats take place in beautiful & charming Hudson, NY and worldwide.
Join me in Cartagena on this next "Escape": Oct 22-27, 2017 See more at: http://escapetoshape.com/tour/colombia-cartagena/
Erika is also the Health chef for the acclaimed Renew-Breakup-Bootcamp by Amy Chan.
Join me in the Berkshires on this next workshop: Oct 6-8, 2017 See more info at: http://www.renewbreakupbootcamp.com
"Erika has been such an asset to my healthy lifestyle with her creative, delicious and easy ways to cook for someone who is always traveling and on the go. I've spent 3 wellness retreats with Erika as the Executive Chef and have never felt better knowing I am eating the best, freshest and most flavorful food. Her one on one consultations are always extremely helpful and she always has great ideas to keep me on track."
Cyndi B. on February 22, 2016
"Delightful experience - knowledgeable professional; great listener; personalized a healthy eating plan for me; shared knowledge in a way that made sense for me! High recommendations! "
Linda R. on February 17, 2016
"As a current nutrition student I was so impressed and inspired being part of Erika's week long nutrition detox and client evaluation. I found her detox recipes and meals were not only nutrient dense and free of typical food sensitivities, but also very filling and delicious. I left her detox week long program feeling lighter, digesting my foods better, and full of energy. Clearly her deep expertise in nutrition and food paid off and I've been able to incorporate many of her recipes and nutritional advice into my daily life."
Megan F. on February 24, 2016
Today, more than ever before, your customers understand that their food choices affect their lives. They are fit, informed, and discerning. They want food that is healthy and nutritious, without sacrificing flavor or excitement.
Your restaurant, hotel, or B&B has the opportunity to enhance its offerings by providing food that is as enticing as it is nourishing. Let Chef Erika help you become a leader in this fast moving industry.
Erika works with food providers to develop menus that are compatible with a growing market of consumers who demand healthy and exciting alternatives.
Perhaps your current offerings need only a slight adjustment or a more health savvy vocabulary. Maybe you are interested in building a new menu that speaks to today’s exciting trends. Whatever your needs are, Erika has the knowledge, creativity and the skill set to work within your budget and your branding. She will work with your team to make your cuisine distinctive, modern and delicious.
Chef Erika strives to create an individualized sophisticated and earthy dining experience. Whether it's a surprise birthday, baby shower, sweet sixteen, bachelor/ette party, or anything in between, a unique menu will be designed and executed, leaving you to enjoy the event with your guests. If you prefer, she will guide you in your cooking adventure, and teach you to how to wow your guests with your new found cooking prowess.
Her cuisine is inspired by her Swiss and French Canadian roots and by her passion for nutritious and delicious locally sourced ingredients. The outcome is an exquisite presentation, so tasty that your guests won't believe it is actually healthy for them.
Erika's chef services cover the Hudson Valley, the Catskill Mountains area, the Berkshires, New York City and Long Island all the way to the Hamptons.
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