REAL. COMMUNITY. ROOTS.
INTEGRITY IN WELLNESS
An award-winning chef, educator and authority on plant-based cuisine, Chef Mark Reinfeld is the founding chef of the Vegan Fusion Culinary Academy. Mark has over 25 years experience preparing creative vegan and raw cuisine and has led plant-based cooking workshops and chef training around the world.
In 2017, he 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.”
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.
The Vegan Fusion Culinary Academy is the culmination of his dream to bring mindfulness, passion and compassion to the culinary world by encouraging more people to discover the pleasures and benefits of plant-based cooking.
DR. CHAD LARSON
Dr. Larson holds a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine degree from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Southern California University of Health Sciences, graduating with honors. He is a Certified Clinical Nutritionist and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
He particularly pursues advanced developments in the fields of endocrinology, orthopedics, sports medicine, and environmentally-induced chronic disease.
DR. DEVIN RYERSON
Devin has been at the helm of Pure Prescriptions since the beginning and been in the dietary supplement business since 1998. He has a doctorate from the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, was an early adopter of the internet for getting clinically relevant professional supplement brands direct to consumers, pioneered a technology platform for integrative doctors and their patients to communicate more efficiently, and have been recognized by the Nutrition Business Journal with a product merit award and named in their 40 Under 40.
Devin serves as Chairman of the board for REVERT Foundation, a Lake Tahoe based non-profit organization whose mission it is to encourage and inspire youth development by sharing authentic mountain and outdoor experiences and healthy lifestyles for youth. Most enjoyable for Devin is bike rides with his family and teaching his two young daughters how to surf, skateboard and snowboard.