Lauren Von Der Pool graduated from Le Cordon Bleu, and has worked with many notable chefs, including Marcus Samuelsson and Wolfgang Puck. Von Der Pool has also worked as a personal chef for many prominent celebrities, like Stevie Wonder, Common, Venus and Serena Williams and Patti Labelle.
She has catered many high-profile events such as The Oscars, Grammy’s, BET Honors, BET Awards, The Espy’s, MTV Music Awards, The Billboard Awards, Screen Actor Guild Awards, Olympics, Wimbledon and many others. Her most recent is the menu curation of the 2022 Met Gala “In America: An Anthology of Fashion”.
One of the most significant highlights of her career occurred in 2009, Former First Lady Michelle Obama invited Lauren Von Der Pool to work for her obesity prevention campaign “Let’s Move”.
Known as a popular food artist, Von Der Pool has dedicated much of her career as a chef, conveying the importance of healthy living. She has impressed and inspired thousands to lead a healthier life through her 21 day Eat Yourself Sexy Journey, making her one of the most exciting voices in raw vegan food today.
Through her philanthropic work, Von Der Pool Healthy Living Services and her ‘Fresh City Kids’ movement, Lauren is committed to healing the world through food, agricultural awareness and self-empowerment.