Jason Wyrick is an executive chef, cooking teacher, caterer, a former diabetic, and founder of the world's first vegan food magazine, The Vegan Culinary Experience. He co-authored the New York Times best-selling book 21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart with Neal Barnard, MD, and has taught alongside many medical and dietary professionals. Jason was the first vegan culinary instructor in the Le Cordon Bleu program. He has catered for major corporations, including Google and taught hundreds of vegan cooking classes worldwide. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Vegetarian Times, and on both local and national television.