Wednesday Aug 02, 2023

It’s All About Food- Chef Mark Reinfeld, Virtual Vegan Culinary Training Programs; Richard Schwartz, PhD, Judaism and Global Survival

PART 1: Chef Mark Reinfeld, Virtual Vegan Culinary Training Programs

An award-winning chef, educator and authority on plant-based cuisine, Chef Mark Reinfeld is the founding chef of the Vegan Fusion Institute, with over 25 years experience preparing innovative vegan and raw food cuisine. He has written eight acclaimed books and conducts virtual and in-person culinary trainings around the world. Chef Mark was inducted into the Vegetarian Hall of Fame. He was the founding chef of The Blossoming Lotus Restaurant, voted “Best Restaurant on Kaua’i”. Mark’s first cookbook, Vegan Fusion World Cuisine, was named “Best Vegetarian Cookbook in the USA” and has a foreword written by Dr. Jane Goodall. Since then, Mark has authored seven more books including the bestselling 30-Minute Vegan series, as well as his latest books detailing the links between health and plant-based diets.

He serves as the Executive Chef for the North American Vegetarian Society’s Summerfest and offers vegan consulting services, including chef trainings, teacher trainings, and recipe development, for clients such as Google, Whole Foods, Kroger, Adventist Health, Danone, The Humane Society, Bon Appetit Management, Sabra, Aramark, Sodexo and more. Chef Mark is the recipient of a Platinum Carrot Award – a national award given by the Aspen Center for Integral Health to America’s ‘top innovative and trailblazing healthy gourmet chefs’.

Mark’s mission is to help create a sustainable future for humanity by training others in the art of plant-based cuisine – for our health, the planet, and for a more peaceful world.

Use REAL20 as a code for 20% off Mark Reinfeld’s trainings.


Part 2: Richard H. Schwartz, PhD, Judaism and Global Survival
Richard H. Schwartz, Ph.D., is the author of Vegan Revolution: Saving Our WorldRevitalizing JudaismJudaism and VegetarianismWho Stole My Religion? Revitalizing Judaism and Applying Jewish Values to Help Heal Our Imperiled Planet; and Mathematics and Global Survival and has over 250 articles at He is President Emeritus of Jewish Veg, associate producer of the documentary “A Sacred Duty: Applying Jewish Values to Help Heal the World,” and professor emeritus at the College of Staten Island, New York. A father, grandfather, and now great-grandfather, he has lived with his wife in Israel since 2016.

Richard Schwartz will be happy to email a PDF of his book, Vegan Revolution: Saving Our World, Revitalizing Judaism, to each person who emails him at and requests it.

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