ABOUT OUR CHEF
Living Foods Chef Extraordinaire
Chef Mehmet Ak's culinary experience began in Turkey under the supervision of
the Turkish culinary master chef Adem Baba in Izmit. He was 23 when he
arrived in Chicago and worked his way up as a dishwasher, pizza maker, line
cook, souse chef, and waiter as well as captain in many of Chicago's top
restaurants. He opened his first restaurant called Cousin's Turkish Dining in1990. Over the years he created 4 Cousin'srestaurants with the same name and
same menu. His restaurant was selected
"best non-vegetarian restaurant for
vegetarians in Chicago's "New City Magazine".
Our legendary Chicago Chef Mehmet Ak recently experienced a full body and
mind transformation through a detoxification program. His inspiration and
new found knowledge combined with feeling and looking the best ever in years led
to the birth of the new raw4ever life style.
Further more, Chef Mehmet took his
transformation to the next level by
expanding his already amazing culinary expertise by completing the Living Light Institute program in California, came back to chicago and opened RAW GOURMETS İNTERNATİONAL first HANDS ON Raw Culinary school in the World year 2005.