Mark Reinfeld, Chef
Mark Reinfeld is a widely acclaimed and multi-award winning chef and author of seven books, including the best selling 30 Minute Vegan series and his latest book, Healing the Vegan Way. And was recently inducted into the Vegetarian Hall of Fame.
Mark has over 20 years experience preparing creative vegan and raw food cuisine. Since 2012, he has served as Executive Chef for North American Vegetarian Society’s Vegetarian Summerfest and has offered consulting services for clients such as Google, Whole Foods, Bon Appetit Management, The Peninsula Spa and more.
Mark was the founding chef of The Blossoming Lotus Restaurant in Kauai, voted "Best Restaurant on Kauai." His first cookbook, Vegan Fusion World Cuisine, coauthored with Bo Rinaldi and with a foreword by Jane Goodall, has won 9 national awards, including “Best Vegetarian Cookbook in the USA.” He is the recipient of Vegan.com’s Recipe of the Year award, and Aspen Center for Integral Health’s Living Foods category Platinum Carrot award, which recognizes America’s top “innovative and trailblazing healthy chefs”. He is described by Vegcooking.com as being “poised on the leading edge of contemporary vegan cooking”.
Mark's work has been featured in countless publications including Vegetarian Times, Veg News Magazine, Santa Barbara Magazine and many others. Through his Vegan Fusion company, he offers consulting, chef services, culinary workshops, chef trainings and teacher trainings internationally.
“…The male equivalent to a vegan Rachael Ray-his recipes are flavorful and approachable and certainly have the same potential for mass appeal.” – Publishers Weekly