“Irena Chalmers’ savvy and thoughtful approach to understanding this diverse and often misunderstood industry is a true gift to anyone interested in pursuing a culinary career.”
Cathy Cochran-Lewis
National Media Relations Coordinator
Whole Foods Market – CENTRAL


A colleague once said: “Irena Chalmers always has her finger on what is important in our lives.” He also meant to mention that Chalmers has a special ability to listen and make connections, and thus help others find the missing link in their culinary adventures.


Faculty & Lecturer

Visiting Professor

  • New York University
  • The New School for Social Research