Ritz-Carlton’s Reserve at Krabi, Thailand

I'm made it safely to Krabi, Thailand where I'm relaxing at the villa now that prep for our 5-day Raw Food Lifestyle Retreat is finished for today. Super excited to be teaching Raw Food Lifestyle classes Wednesday thru Sunday here at the Ritz-Carlton's Phulay Bay resort. I've crafted exclusive Thai-inspired Raw Food, vegan, superfood, gluten-free recipes using local Thai ingredients. Plus, we'll be talking about treading lightly on the Planet, natural beauty, fitness, healthy detox, nutrition, and ways to lower stress while increasing vitality and longevity. If you're in Krabi, please join me here Wednesday thru Sunday!  We're going have tons of FUN!!!!  

March 2015 at the Ritz-Carlton Reserve

The beautiful Ritz-Carlton Reserve at Phulay Bay has invited me to develop an exclusive 5-day wellness program for their Thailand resort to launch in March 2015. This exclusive retreat will include vegan raw food cooking classes and recipes featuring local ingredients and flavors with a focus on the Home Chef, along with my eco-green living, healthy lifestyle, fitness, natural beauty, and detox philosophy. I will personally be at Phulay Bay teaching classes from March 18th to 22nd, 2015. These classes are complimentary to resort guests. And, guests completing all 5-days will receive a Certificate of Completion equivalent to my Level 1 Home Chef Raw Food Certification Course. So, please book your stay now at the Ritz-Carlton Reserve website, and join me at Phulay Bay! I look forward to seeing you in paradise.  

Ani on the Bethanny Show

Heading to the Big Apple today to shoot my segment on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 for The Bethanny Show. My episode will air at a later date, will let you know as soon as I do! Bethanny Frankel has invited me on to debate Raw Food and Detox. Find local station and times: http://www.bethenny.com  

Join Me: Feb 22+23

I've booked dates for the first 2014 Ani's Raw Food Certification Level 1. Class will be held in Santa Monica, CA. February 22nd and 23rd Saturday 8am to Sunday 4pm This is a hands-on home chef food prep course with a focus on healthy living, natural beauty, fitness, and social entrepreneurship. Space is limited, and class will fill up quickly. So register today! For those interested in pursuing a career in Raw Foods, I also offer a Level 3 Teacher Certification Course. For more information, please visit my course page. I hope you'll join me in 2014! It's going to be the BEST year yet! xo (Photo by the awesome Mark Tassi)    

KennyG at BiteSizedTV for NetKAL

Kenny G speaks with me about his support of NetKAL, love of Koreans and Korean Americans, and his new projects at BiteSized TV studios on Sunset Strip in Hollywood, CA on Saturday. He's been a big supporter for our USC (University of Southern California) Network of Korean American Leadership program over the past couple years. Good match since Asian seem to really love KennyG's tunes. But then again, who doesn't love Jazz? Thanks KennyG!

By |October 28th, 2013|Events, Interview, LIFESTYLE, NEWS & EVENTS, PRESS, Talks, TV|0 Comments

Congratulations to Ani’s Raw Food Certification Course, Level 1, Inaugural Class!

We kicked off Ani's Raw Food Certification Course, Level 1 on March 15, 16, 17th, 2013 to a packed house! It was a weekend of raw food making and eating, eco-green living inspiration, and happiness all around. Experiencing visible transformations as people detox on raw food for 3 days is incredible! The room's happiness index kept rising up as our days passed, and people glowed.

Ingredients From Our Local Farmers’ Market

Ani's Raw Food Certification courses are held a couple blocks from the Saturday morning Santa Monica Farmers' Market, where local farmers bring us seasonal produce that's been picked just a few hours before. Sometimes, we'll find heirloom ingredients available for only a week, or better yet.....dry farmed produce. That's when the plants just thrive on their own, without watering nor chemicals! Fresh, local, seasonal, gluten free, vegan, and organic...what better way to detox and cleanse from urban toxins?

Ani’s Raw Food Asia @ Erewhon in Los Angeles

On tour for "Ani's Raw Food Asia" in Los Angeles, CA at Erewhon Natural Food Store. It was a packed house. I demoed my Mushroom Bul Go Gi recipe in a Lettuce Wrap topped with a Gochugang Sauce. My raw food and vegan version of the traditional Korean dish.

By |June 17th, 2011|Book Signings, Food Demos, NEWS & EVENTS, Talks|2 Comments

Women of the Green Generation

I was invited to speak on a panel with superstars Rachelle Carson Begley (married to Ed Begley), Sophie Uliano (author), Izabella Miko (actress), Carly Harrill (writer), Karen Stewart Brown (fashion), Kris Willey, and Alexandra Spunt (author) in Culver City, CA at the Women of the Green Generation event.

By |June 10th, 2011|Book Signings, NEWS & EVENTS, Talks, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ani at Artisanal LA, Santa Monica, CA

Preview event for "Ani's Raw Food Asia" at Artisanal LA in Santa Monica, CA, Ani's Raw Food Diet and Lifestyle.

By |April 28th, 2011|Book Signings, NEWS & EVENTS, Talks|6 Comments