Man With A Mission, bringing the GI2MR love to California and beyond
Hey everyone, Philip here! Here's an update from my recent happenings as well as some dates for a few upcoming GI2MR meetups I'll be hosting throughout Cali.
Big thanks for everyone for all the CBS/Doctors love!
While in LA I got a chance to meet with GI2MR member Lori Painter, from Inspire2Act. Lori started making inspirational YouTube videos after starting Bunny Berry’s RawFu Challenge. We enjoyed an amazing meal at Au Lac Restaurant in Fountain Valley. Owner, Chef Ito, has now opened up his elixir bar and let me tell you – its amazing!
Lori enjoying Ito's new Love Potion 99 elixir.
Then Kevin Gianni, one of the biggest names in Raw Food, especially in regards to his amazing interviews and upcoming Rawkathon program, just released a pre-event interview with Daniel Vitalis and myself last Friday. Be sure to check it out, it was an amazing show.
After wrapping things up in Hollywood I immediately flew to San Francisco to officially start my travels. Anticipation for returning to the Bay Area again has been bubbling inside me for a while now, and I was honored to share that with my amazing host Elaina Love.
Elaina is a professional Chef and Instructor, Lifestyle Counselor and Owner/Director of the raw food store and Pure Joy Planet. She authored the raw, vegan, living food recipe book Elaina's Pure Joy Kitchen to share her favorite recipe creations, which have also been published internationally.
Elaina has been teaching raw food courses worldwide since 1998. She is a Chef/Instructor at the renowned Living Light Culinary Arts Institute where she has been on staff since 2000. Elaina has taught classes and provided raw food meals at many raw food events and retreats, including those for David Wolfe of Nature’s First Law, Dr. Gabriel Cousens of The Tree of Life, Living Light Internationals Raw World, The International Raw Foods Festival, The Boutenko Family and many more recognized leaders in the raw food community.
Oh, and did I mention that she makes raw naan bread?
Picture of Elaina’s staff prepping for a full day detox class. 20 women and me. : )
The Tour Continues...
Below is a list of locations and GI2MR events in California that I will be hosting:
GI2MR San Francisco Dinner Bash
- What: Dinner with Philip McCluskey
- When: October 18th - 7pm
- Where: Cafe Gratitude - 1730 Shattuck Ave (@ Virginia), Berkeley, CA 94709
- Note: $35 for amazing prefix menu (includes gratuity)
Come and join us for an amazing time!! We have set the intention to pack the place out and put together a great dinner. This is the perfect time to meet other raw foodies in the area.
GI2MR San Luis Obispo Dinner Potluck
- What: Potluck with Philip McCluskey
- When: October 24th - 6pm
- Where: Home of AmyRuth - 640 Caudill Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
- Note: There is no fee to come but we ask that you bring a raw dish.
This is being held in a wonderful home setting where we can all get together and share and love on one another. There may be music too!
GI2MR Los Angeles Lecture / Dinner Party
- What: Lecture/Dinner with Philip McCluskey
- When: October 25th - 6pm Lecture / 7pm Dinner
- Where: Au Lac Restaurant - 16563 Brookhurst St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708
- Note: Fee: Lecture and Pre-Fix Dinner $40
We are going to pack out the banquet room at Au Lac. Chef Ito is going to be making us some special treats as we enjoy a lecture and conscious conversation. This is my favorite restaurant, be sure to join us!
I'm also hosting a retreat with some amazing people, and serving at another. The first one I am serving at will be held at Eden Hot Springs, Arizona from October 29th – Nov 2nd. There's a special $50 off for WLIR readers who call in using the word “Explore”. Full details here
The second retreat, the "Winter Solstice ReActivation" Retreat, will be held in Costa Rica with none other than Daniel Vitalis from December 16th - 22nd. 7 days and 6 nights of the most potent Elixirs and Magical Superfoods ever experienced. Be prepared to bring your health and consciousness to a new level. Full details here
See you in Cali,