Mark Reinfeld has been preparing inspired vegan and live food cuisine for over 15 years. He is the founding chef of Blossoming Lotus restaurant and the recipient of a Platinum Carrot Award given to Americas top â€œtrailblazing and innovative chefsâ€. His first book, Vegan Fusion World Cuisine has won 9 international awards including a Gourmand Award for â€˜Best Vegetarian Cookbook in the USAâ€™. He is the coauthor of the Complete Idiots Guide to Eating Raw.
Jennifer Murray is co-owner of the Blossoming Lotus restaurant, winner of Honolulu Advertiserâ€™s â€˜Ilima Award for â€˜Best Kauaâ€™i Restaurantâ€™. She is the co-author of the Complete Idiots Guide to Eating Raw in which she was chiefly responsible for recipe development. She teaches classes across the country demonstrating the ease and delectability of vegan cooking, baking and raw food preparation. Designing fun, mouthwatering food that looks as good as it tastes is her way of spreading vegetarianism.