Biographical Information:

Dates in Ridgefield: 1989 – 1997

Simone Miller (née Snifnadel) is a chef, caterer, and cookbook author based in San Francisco. She specializes in gluten-free and paleo recipes. Miller worked in top restaurants in New York and Connecticut before relocating to San Francisco in 2007. She has built a career there as a personal chef while also launching Zenbelly, a gluten-free catering company specializing in paleo food. Miller traces her passion for good food back to her mother’s kitchen, which she describes as one of the best kitchen’s in America. She blogs at


The New Yiddish Kitchen: Gluten-Free and Paleo Kosher Recipes for the Holidays and Every Day, 2016 (co-author)
Paleo Soups and Stews: Over 100 Delectable Recipes for Every Season, Course, and Occasion, 2016
The Zenbelly Cookbook: An Epicurean's Guide to Paleo Cuisine, 2014

–Sources: author page,, and personal communication

Last Updated: June 6, 2017