Chef Jesse Miner is a vegan culinary force of epicurean proportion. He is one of San Francisco’s most sought-after and respected vegan personal chefs for his passion for the vegan lifestyle, delicious cuisine and friendly personality. Jesse is an advocate for issues related to sustainability, animal welfare, safe food production systems and local farmers. Over the last decade, he has become a trusted and indispensable partner to busy Bay Area executives and families by taking the burden of healthful meal planning, shopping and cooking off their plates so they can turn their attention to the people and endeavors they love most. He has helped many clients improve serious health conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure, cancer and heart disease through custom meal plans. Jesse’s loyal following includes veteran vegans as well as adventurous omnivores seeking balance and variety. He is a graduate of Bauman College in Berkeley as a certified Natural Chef. He refined his craft during an 18-month internship with Chef Eric Tucker at the famed Bay Area restaurant, Millennium. For six years, Jesse was a regular contributor to VegNews Magazine, covering a wide range of topics featuring delectable seasonal recipes. Jesse continues his mastery of classic cooking techniques and trends in vegan cooking through avid consumption of cookbooks and culinary magazines. He is a devoted husband and father, and resides in San Francisco with his wife and two young children.