Chef Speaker Sandra Lewis Bio
Founder and owner of Life At The Table, Chef speaker Sandra Lewis, classically trained in the French cooking methods, graduated from culinary school following a successful corporate career of 20+ years.
Having dreamed of attending culinary school for several years, in 2009 she faced a “now or never” moment.
Choosing the now she sold her house, put everything in storage, and pursued her dream.
Today she combines her corporate experience with her culinary expertise to educate, inspire, and motivate people to answer the most important question they ask every day, “What’s for dinner?”.
Her experience as a single mom throughout most of her career taught her the value of cooking and gathering nightly around the table to feed body, soul, and spirit.
The kitchen is the gateway to a healthy, happy, productive workforce, family, and communities.
Chef Sandra earned her BS in Mass Communications, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Utah, and an AAS with honors in Culinary Arts from Le Cordon Bleu Dallas.
She is host of a twice weekly podcast and radio show, “A Savory Moment.”
See a list of Chef Sandra’s speaking topics here.
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Life At The Table’s Vision
Life At The Table calls people to return to the table as the center of culture, community, and collaboration; to evaluate their lives in terms of “being” rather than “doing” and to lead lives of “creation” rather than consumption. Life At The Table views food, cooking, and sharing the table as both the ceremony and symbol of experiencing life at its fullest both at home and at work.
Life At The Table’s Mission
Believing that the kitchen is the gateway to the end game, spending time at the table with family and friends, Life At The Table’s mission is to help people answer the most important question they ask every day, “What’s for dinner?”.
History of Life At The Table
Chef Sandra Lewis established Life At The Table, Inc., in 2007 as a way to share her passion for cooking and more importantly, encourage others to create community and social connections by sharing a meal at the table.
For the first seven years, Chef Sandra worked the business mostly as a hobby. She has been employed by Life At The Table full-time since 2014 and since then, Chef Sandra has guided the organization’s unique offerings into the corporate health and well-being market.
Today, Life At The Table is a workforce and community development organization whose mission is to transform the lives of individuals and organizations by teaching people to answer the most important question they face every day that has a profound impact on every are of life, health, and well-being, at home and at work, “What’s for dinner?”.
Under Chef Sandra’s leadership, Life At The Table has developed a menu of services to train individuals and workforces to experience true satisfaction in life and at work through two important exercises: Cooking, and creating community at home and at work.
Life At The Table delivers cooking skills training in a hands-on, lunch and learn, and demo format. Culinary team building, employee engagement, and culture-making workshops round out the organization’s offerings.
Chef Sanda is a dynamic speaker and shares her message of cooking and community with groups of all sizes. Learn more about speaking programs here.
Life At The Table is a certified WBENC Business.