|Ayurveda – cooking with Volker Mehl|
Cook yourself happy with Volker Mehl – Europes most well known ayurvedic and soul food chef
Born in Mannheim in 1976, Volker Mehl is in the meantime living in Wuppertal, where he runs hin own cooking atelier and yoga school in a traditional factory building, which was founded in 1885. After his A-levels, he made a detour to the university of Mainz in order to study RC theology.
However, after one semester and a certificate in Hebrew, he followed the upcoming idea of walking on a different path. The experience of studying nevertheless turned out to be a very useful one as the topic of enshrining himself with books had finally found an end.
Another loop way followed, his apprenticeship as an insurance salesman, which finally lead to the urge to throw himself into something very different: his training as an Ayurvedic health promoter that shaped up to be a watershed.
In living and working with Ayurveda he has found his personal and professional determination. Since then, he has enjoyed following his two great passions, cooking and interacting with people, every day.
In the field of workplace health promotion he conducts cookery courses for o2, Home Shopping Europe, Health insurance company Bavaria and the university hospital in Heidelberg. Since January 2013 he is part of a ayurveda expert team located at the Charite in Berlin, Europes most well known hospital. Over and above, he is regularly bound for Germany, Switzerland and Spain offering various workshops.
Hotels and catering businesses consult him regarding the implementation and conception of Ayurvedic and vegan dishes. Amongst them, the five star boutique hotel “Louis” in Munich (www.louis-hotel.com), Schlosshotel Elmau (schloss-elmau.de), Baros Maldives (www.baros.com) or the Mediterana in Cologne, Europe’s biggest wellness facility (www. mediterana.de). As well he supervises professional athletes, for example the German Olympic gold and silver Medal Champion in Cross Country 2010, Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle. In September 2011 his first ayurvedic cook book "cook yourself happy with ayurveda" was published and with over 15.000 sales in the first months, it is the most successful european ayurvedic cookbook of the last few years. In May 2013 he will present his own high quality organic tea selection and in September 2013 his second cook book will be published.
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Private Ayurveda cookery courses
For groups of a minimum of six people Volker Mehl offers private cookery courses, at home in the participants’ kitchen. He will step by with all ingredients, so that one can gain an exclusive insight into the delicious Ayurvedic cuisine in a familiar and relaxed surrounding. Please use the online contact form for further information.