Trudy Schafer is a Natural Chef & Holistic Nutritionist bringing a holistic healing approach to both home and professional kitchens. Trudy cooks for clients healing from illnesses, focusing on cancer and autoimmune disorders. As one of the very few professional chefs practicing this specialty, Trudy leverages her extensive knowledge of food ingredients and their inherent healing properties within the framework of clients’ specific treatment plans and personal food preferences. Her expertise and discretion have led her to work with high profile clients around the world.

Outside of Trudy’s personal chef services, she is the Holistic Chef at Alegria Community Living, caters special events and consults for food companies and other health and wellness organizations.

Trudy holds a B.S. in Family Social Science from the University of Minnesota, Natural Chef certification from Bauman College and an M.A. in Holistic Health, specializing in Holistic Nutrition from John F. Kennedy University. She has worked with noted authors Rebecca Katz and Michael Pollan and been featured on The Food Network.

She currently resides in San Francisco, California