"Summers spent picking peas and strawberries on my uncle’s organic farm in Canada had a profound impact on me." —Chef Heather Umlah


Heather Umlah is a vibrantly creative international chef, wellness educator, and culinary nutritionist.

Heather has dedicated her life to sharing the blessings of delicious food to nourish the body and mind for optimal health. As a chef, Heather offers a new level of integrity and joy to her clients through inspired dialogue, creativity, and healing cuisine. As a course leader, Heather offers her vast experience in the ways that food can transform physical and mental wellbeing. 

Heather is certified by both the Functional Nutritional Alliance and the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in New York, where she honed her expertise in holistic nutrition and healing foods. She is a longtime champion of local and sustainable agricultural practices.

Heather has worked with people from all walks of life, from prime ministers, celebrities, and lifestyle experts to expectant mothers, the chronically ill, and the chronically busy. Heather is known best for her heavenly food, deep-seated intuition, dedication to healing, vivacious wit and a profound appreciation for what it means to be human.

Notable Clients & Guests

  • Tony Blair

  • Ram Dass

  • Ang Lee

  • Hugh Jackman

  • Jim Carrey

  • Arianna Huffington

  • Karlie Kloss

  • Mario Cantone

  • Balmain

  • Chanel

  • Elle Decor

  • Estee Lauder + Dr. Andrew Weil collaboration

  • Jimmy Choo

  • MGM Studios

  • Martha Stewart Living

  • Travel & Leisure

Heather’s work is impeccable, more important, however, is the feeling of comfort and community she creates in the kitchen. Though these meals are prepared by someone outside of your family, they are chock full of the love and goodness of a homemade meal.
— Jessica Mennella