The Organic Gourmet

Meet Chef Leslie

Hi, I’m Leslie Cerier, a.k.a. The Organic Gourmet, an internationally renowned farm to table chef, cookbook author, and cooking coach.

Specializing in vegetarian, vegan, & gluten free cooking, I invite you to experience organic lifestyle & Loving Kindness in the Kitchen for health & happiness. Leslie is also an artist and award winning Impressionistic nature photographer


Vegetarian Cooking from the Heart


Everything from Training Chefs Internationally to One on One Consultations for Optimal Health and Creating New Recipes and products with photos and teaching videos


Leslie is available for Speaking, Lunch & Learn, Cooking Demos, Presentations, and Media Interviews via Zoom.

Personal Chef

Globally Inspired meals for your daily needs, parties, events, and recuperating from Illness.



Take a breathe of fresh air with a relaxing vacation immersed in nature. Come into Leslie’s beautiful natural home, and she will share all that she has gleaned from her lifelong pursuit of health and happiness.

Organic Lifestyle


All the latest from Leslie’s kitchen. Cooking advice, seasonal recipes, organic living, healthy activities, stories, impressionistic nature photography, updates, and much more! 


  • For anyone who wants to celebrate food while getting healthy and living lightly on the planet, Leslie Cerier is your guide

    Mark Hyman MD, #1 New York Times bestseller author
  • An inventive cook, Leslie Cerier concocts ingenious ways to make even the healthiest food not just palatable, but delectable.

    Daniel Goleman Author of Emotional Intelligence
  • Thank you again for your Guest Chef Consultation and event, the food was excellent.

    Garett DiStefano Director Residential Dining, UMass Amherst, MA
  • “Leslie is A Powerful Food Healer. I love feeling the integrity of her spirit and the connections to where our food comes from!”

    Gabrielli Chiara Amherst, MA, Client, Booked a Private 2 hour, Hands on Cooking Lesson in her home with Leslie
  • Leslie you are the coolest!! We had a great time and so did all our friends. Everybody I spoke with said they’d be interested in doing something again in a couple months.

    Anthony Schiappa Longmeadow, MA; booked a private 3 hour hands on vegetarian cooking class for him and 6 of his friends.
  • Leslie is the real deal. She understands food and wellness with a rare depth, and she shares her wisdom with playfulness and grace. Everything she does–from cooking to teaching–is delicious!

    Robyn Lawrence Former Editor-in-Chief, Organic Spa Magazine

Work with Leslie Cerier

International Chef Trainings, Commercial Menu Consultation, Hands on Cooking Classes for Groups and Individuals, Personal Chef Services, Keynote Speaking, and Gourmet Getaways.