Shlomo Schwartz

Chef Shlomo Schwartz, founder of Your Soul Kitchen, was born and raised in Israel and moved to New York City in 2010. After completing his studies at New York’s CKCA Culinary School, he worked at some of the NYC’s finest restaurants such as The Prime Grill, Porter House, and Boulud Sud, and at Catit and Blue Sky restaurants by Chef Meir Adoni in Tel Aviv. Today Chef Shlomo is a Food and Travel Entrepreneur Chef in NYC. Shlomo runs culinary trips to Israel, culinary workshops instructor, personal and private chef, food writer and recipe developer. Shlomo’s travels and background inspire his food. His passion is in working with healthy, fresh, and seasonal contemporary Israeli, Mediterranean, Kosher, and Jewish cuisine.


Articles by Shlomo Schwartz

Easy Ma’amoul: a Middle Eastern Jewish Dessert

Ma’amoul is a traditional small pastry from the Levant (the area between Syria in the north and Egypt in the ...

Israeli-Inspired Mother’s Day Brunch

It is pretty customary for children to treat mom with a lovely brunch in a nice restaurant on Mother’s Day–no ...

Homemade Ketchup for Passover Recipe

Passover is a time our community focuses a lot on food–family traditions, the seder dinner and which products are, and are ...

Coffee and Wine Beef Stew Recipe

Passover, the holiday of freedom, comes with a lot of hard work like cleaning, shopping, cooking and hosting…but once we ...

Purim Recipe: Arab-Style Tortellini (Shishbarak)

On Purim it is traditional to eat food with fillings hidden inside to symbolize the hidden nature of the Purim miracle, ...

Ginger Glazed Lamb and Beef Lollipops

Any person who has visited Israel knows that a stroll through the shuk (Israeli market) is a multi-sense experience: the bright colors, the sweet ...

Basbousa Cake with Halvah Cream and Semolina Crumble

Basbousa cake is a sweet tradition for Rosh Hashanah with a pretty interesting history. In the beginning of the 20th ...