The Creator of vegan fusion is vegan chef Mark Reinfeld. Mark is the winner of Vegan.com's Recipe of the Year Award.
Mark has over 20 years of experience preparing creative vegan and raw food cuisine. He was the executive chef for the North American Vegetarian Society's 2012 – 2014 Summerfest, one of the largest vegetarian conferences in the world. He specialises in vegan and raw food recipe development and offers vegan cuisine workshops, trainings and retreats internationally. Being described by VegCooking.com as being "poised on the leading edge of contemporary vegan cooking".
Author of five books and the founding chef of the celebrated Blossoming Lotus Restaurant, winner of a prestigious I'lima Award for "Best Restaurant on Kaua'i". Mark holds a Masters Degree in Holistic Nutrition and is the recipient of a Platinum Carrot award given to America's top "innovative and trailblazing healthy chefs".
Mark received his initial culinary training from his grandfather, Benjamin Bimstein, a renowned chef and ice carver in New York City. He developed his love for world culture and cuisine during travel journeys through Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and South and Central America. His first cookbook, Vegan Fusion World Cuisine, coauthored with Bo Rinaldi and featuring a foreword by Dr. Jane Goodall, has won several national awards, including a Gourmand Award for "Best Vegetarian Cookbook in the USA".
In addition Mark coauthored The Taste Of The East, The 30-Minute Vegan and The Complete Idiot's Guide to Eating Raw. He is the author of The 30 Minute Vegan's Taste of Europe, and The 30 Minute Vegan's Soups On!
Mark's Mission is to promote the benefits of the vegan lifestyle for the preservation of our health and the environment and to create a more peaceful world.
Through our cookbooks, trainings, consulting services, retreats and our online course, we aspire to empower people to take their health back into their own hands.
Our Mission is to promote the benefits of the vegan lifestyle for the preservation of our health and the environment and to create a more peaceful world.
Teaching others how to prepare stellar vegan cuisine is our way of bringing about positive change on the planet – a change that can be felt immediately and for generations to come.
Chef and author Mark Reinfeld offers cooking classes, workshops, immersions, teacher trainings, culinary tours, retreats and on-line courses. They are presented in both Central and North America, as well as Europe. His Vegan Fusion Cuisine specializes in vegan, vegetarian, raw food, gluten free and healthy plant-based diets.
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