Chef Mark Reinfeld is a recipient of various prestigious culinary awards, a notable figure in the world of plant-based cuisine, and the visionary chef behind the Vegan Fusion Institute1Mark Reinfeld. Homepage. Available: https://www.chefmarkreinfeld.com. [Accessed 12 October 2023]..
With a rich background encompassing over 25 years of expertise in crafting inventive vegan and raw food dishes, Chef Reinfeld has authored eight highly acclaimed books.2Mark Reinfeld. Vegan Cookbooks. Available: https://www.chefmarkreinfeld.com/vegan-cookbooks. [Accessed 12 October 2023]. Notably, Mark’s initial cookbook, Vegan Fusion World Cuisine, received the distinguished accolade of being named the Best Vegetarian Cookbook in the USA, featuring a foreword penned by Dr. Jane Goodall.
He is also actively engaged in both virtual and in-person culinary training sessions conducted across the globe. In recognition of his remarkable contributions, Chef Reinfeld was honored with an induction into the esteemed Vegetarian Hall of Fame3YouTube. Vegetarian Hall of Fame 2017 – Mark Reinfeld. Available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=P0NNaj43ux4 . [Accessed 12 October 2023]..
Additionally, he played a pivotal role as the founding chef of The Blossoming Lotus Restaurant4The Blossoming Lotus Restaurant. Homepage. Available: https://blpdx.com/. [Accessed 12 October 2023]., earning the title of Best Restaurant on Kaua’i.
“In the 20-plus years of being a vegan chef, it is clear to me that plants have the power to heal and transform our lives.”5Elephant Journal. Top Seasonal Foods for our Pantries & Bellies. Available: https://www.elephantjournal.com/2016/10/top-seasonal-foods-for-our-pantries-bellies/. [Accessed 12 October 2023].