Culinary Nutrition Chef Collaborative
Marti Wolfson, MS
Marti Wolfson, MS is a chef, educator and consultant in Culinary Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine. Marti has a unique ability to transform the way people think about the impact of their food choices. Working for over 15 years in health and wellness, she is a culinary graduate from the Natural Gourmet Institute and Master’s degree in Nutrition and Functional Medicine from the University of Western States. Her evidence-based teaching and mindfulness training resonates with corporate executives to medical professionals to the everyday consumer.
In 2013 Marti founded MW Culinary Wellness, LLC. She provides private and public hands-on cooking classes, one-on-one food therapy, corporate culinary nutrition lectures, and workshops for health professionals. Companies, food related and other, request her dynamic lecture- demonstrations on preventative health. Corporate clients have included Nomura Inc., GE, PepsiCo, Eileen Fischer, Altus, Gap Inc., Gartner, and ConEd Solutions. Mindfulness is the cornerstone of her educational approach, inspiring her clients with a true mind-body and culinary experience.
She has continued to align herself with some of the most respected and accomplished experts in the culinary arts, nutrition and integrative health fields. She is on faculty with “Food as Medicine” at Kripalu Yoga Center, as well as the Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy and the Natural Gourmet Institute. She has taught at Maryland University of Integrative Health and New York University. Marti launched the teaching kitchen at Blum Center for Health, a “food as medicine” based program in Rye Brook, NY. She wrote 40 recipes for Dr. Blum’s book, The Immune System Recovery Plan and co-authored the BlumKitchen Cookbook.
She was a TEDx Cape May speaker in 2014. Marti has been a featured chef in the media on ABC Channel 7 Eyewitness News, Shape Magazine, News Channel 12 Connecticut, mindbodygreen.com, and www.droz.com.
Her commitment to a healthy lifestyle stems from her years as a dancer, in which nutrition and physical conditioning were imperative to preventing injury. With an extensive background in cooking, nutrition, movement, and mind-body medicine, Marti believes in an individualized whole-person approach to health and healing.