Dean Ornish, M.D., is the Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Ornish's research has demonstrated that comprehensive diet and lifestyle changes may begin to reverse even severe coronary heart disease, without drugs or surgery. He is the author of New York Times bestsellers Dr. Dean Ornish's Program for Reversing Heart Disease, Eat More Weigh Less, and Love and Survival.

Dr. Ornish's research and writings have been published or featured in virtually all major media including the PBS series "NOVA" and "Healing & The Mind", Newsweek, Time, and U.S. News and World Report. He was recognized as "one of the most interesting people of 1996" by People Magazine and by LIFE Magazine as "one of the 50 most influential members of his generation".

Chef Hubert Keller, understanding the vast local interest in vegetarian and vegan cuisine, has collaborated with Dr. Ornish to create healthful dishes with the Chef’s signature style. With their combined expertise, vegan and vegetarian cuisine has been taken to a new level that you need to taste to believe. The vegetarian menu at Fleur de Lys is always available. For a vegan menu, please call ahead so that it may be specially prepared for you.

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