Shirel Berger ‘14

Chef, Owner, Opa; Tel Aviv, Israel

Shirel Berger ‘14 started to cook at the age of 12. She graduated from The Culinary Institute of America in 2014, then spent a year working in restaurants in New York City before returning to Tel Aviv, Israel, her hometown. There, Shirel first began to cook exclusively with vegetables fruits and seeds. This discovery and experience led her to a new style of cuisine, introducing her to the fine and unique art of cooking with vegetables. This passion led her to open her own restaurant in the heart of the leviskey spice market in Tel Aviv in late september 2018. (Tel Aviv, Israel) @shirelberger (Instagram)