Mark Hanna is co-author of our cruise cookbook, Greens and Grains on the Deep Blue Sea, and head chef for Holistic Holiday at Sea which producers Holistic Holiday at Sea. Mark began his education in macrobiotics in 1978, and started cooking throughout North America at macrobiotic centers and summer camps, yoga retreats, Buddhist retreats, and natural food restaurants and cafés. During that time, he developed a creative approach to the normally austere macrobiotic cuisine. In addition to serving as the head chef on Holistic Holiday at Sea cruises, Mark travels throughout the world, cooking for events of all sizes.
Cooking Classes for the 2011 Cruise
Cooking Class: Greens and Grains on the Deep Blue Sea
If you are enjoying the cruise cuisine served every day join head chef Mark Hanna , Holistic Holiday at Sea founder Sandy Pukel and their Emmy Award-winning assistant Christina Pirello for this hilarious yet informative cooking class. Based on Sandy and Mark’s new cookbook, Greens and Grains on the Deep Blue Sea, which features all of our favorite recipes from past Holistic Holiday at Sea cruises, this class will not only teach you how to serve up delicious vegan meals, just like Mark, but also give you interesting insights into how we manage to serve 800 people 3 delicious meals a day. We think this class will surpass your expectations!