Dr. Amir Marashi is a board-certified OB/GYN physician based in New York City. Growing up as the son of a physician, Marashi developed a passion for health and wellbeing at a young age, entering medical school at just 15 years old and graduating at 23. As a leading provider of gynecological plastic surgeries in his field, as well as the treatment of pelvic pain and endometriosis, he is a firm believer in combining modern, cutting-edge procedures with the power of intuitive eating to heal his patients from the inside out. Marashi believes that health begins with the food we put into our bodies, and his deep passion for improving the lives of his patients is what drives him to guide them toward a healthier lifestyle, whether it be through dietary support or the most advanced, innovative medical procedures today. Marashi has won many awards throughout his career, not just for his dedication to the practice, but for his humanitarian and philanthropic work, including his time volunteered in assisting victims of Haiti’s Earthquake.
Matthew Kenney is one of the world’s first leading chefs at the forefront of plant based cuisine, an author of 12 cookbooks and a best-selling memoir, a culinary educator and CEO of Matthew Kenney Cuisine, a multifaceted company specializing in plant-based living throughout several unique markets. The foundation of his work is based on proprietary techniques and creative innovation to prepare minimally processed, plant-based cuisine that is both refined and healthy, in order to provide the world with elevated, health-conscious food. Kenney has recently expanded his work into the consumer product market, working tirelessly to craft accessible plant-based foods that are ready-to-eat and easily available to the consumer. Ntidote is a project that Kenney has been dreaming about for years, as it embodies his mission to bring healthy, cruelty-free food to the masses and further unite the world by a sole purpose to live conscientiously, thoughtfully and to proactively strive toward a more sustainable future.