“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

Mark Reinfeld is the 2017 Inductee into the Vegetarian Hall of Fame. He is a multi-award winning chef and author of eight books, including the best selling 30 Minute Vegan series and his latest book, Healing the Vegan Way, selected as the #1 book for Vegans in 2016 by Philly.com. Mark has over 20 years of experience preparing creative vegan and raw cuisine. Since 2012, he has served as the Executive Chef for the North American Vegetarian Society’s Summerfest. He has offered consulting services for clients such as Google, Whole Foods,The Humane Society, Bon Appetit Management, Aramark, Sodexo, and more. Mark was the founding chef of The Blossoming Lotus Restaurant, voted “Best Restaurant on Kaua’i.”

His first cookbook, Vegan Fusion World Cuisine, has won 9 national awards including “Best Vegetarian Cookbook in the USA.” Mark is the recipient of Vegan.com’s Recipe of the Year Award and Aspen Center for Integral Health’s Platinum Carrot Award. Through his Vegan Fusion company, he offers consulting services, vegan and raw cooking workshops, a plant based chef certification program, and chef trainings internationally. His two-part online culinary course, offered in conjunction with the Vegetarian Times, is available at veganfusion.com.

Mark Reinfeld Awards

Healing the Vegan Way, #1 Book For Vegans in 2016- by Philly.com
Amazon #1 New Release in Vegetarian Diets and Healing
2017 Inductee into the Vegetarian Hall of Fame
Recipe of the Year Award by Vegan.com
Winner of I’lima Award
Platinum Carrot Award- “Innovative and Trailblazing Healthy Chefs”
Gourmand Award- “Best Vegetarian Cookbook in the USA”

Testimonials and Endorsements

“Mark Reinfeld is on the cutting edge of healthy dining. This is vegan and raw food cuisine at its finest” -Cher

“Recipes with fresh ingredients that are so good you will want to make them over and over again” -Woody Harrelson

“They create the most wonderful food – a beautiful gift for all of interested in healthy living” -Pierce Brosnan

“I’ve had the pleasure of eating at many of the finest vegan and vegetarian restaurants. The Blossoming Lotus, in Kapaa, Kauai, is among my very favorites. The food is superb, the ambiance is relaxing, and the overall dining experience is marvelous.” -John Robbins 

“I heartily recommend Vegan Fusion World Cuisine for anyone seeking a healthier, inspired and more peaceful life.” -Deepak Chopra

“Mark Reinfeld ’s The 30-Minute Vegan is not only a culinary delight for vegetarians and vegans, it appeals to people who relish a meal that luxuriates the palate and satisfies the spirit. When I ate his Indian Dahl and desserts at the Blossoming Lotus restaurant, I was immediately transported to India because his recipes are so true to their origins.” -Michael Bernard Beckwith

“The best food for nourishing your body, mind and spirit” Dr. Kris Pollack

“Healing the Vegan Way is a wonderfully written resource for anyone interested in the countless health benefits of a plant-based diet. Mark Reinfeld combines comprehensive expert testimonies with an extensive array of delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes that will impress everyone at the table.” -Neal Barnard, MD

“No one I know can make [culinary] magic happen better than Mark Reinfeld. In Healing the Vegan Way, Mark presents principles for creating a delicious menu that will help heal all the tissues and organs of the body—while also bringing delight to the tongue and palate. Bon appétit!” -Michael Klaper, M.D.