Cary Stratton, aka Chef Mason Green, was born and raised in Los Angeles where he spent more than fifteen years in the entertainment industry in front of and behind the screen as a member of the Motion Pictures Editors Guild working on the likes of Saving Private Ryan, Austin Powers, Big Lebowsky and Titanic. (He was once even a 1950s extra in the first Back to the Future Movie!) He has built credentials in the music industry as a live jazz and rock player and a studio drummer for over thirty years. He has played with Rick Dees, Augie Johnson, Bobby Lyle, Kim Fowley, Bob Keane, Michael Gale, Tom Keane, and Karen White to name a few. Currently he plays with the house band at the Center for Spiritual Living of Southern Nevada and a weekly jazz gig with the Joe Darro Trio in Las Vegas.
Besides music, Chef Mason’s other love is… healthy delicious food! He studied with legendary Chef Cherie Soria and Doctors Rick and Karin Dina at the Living Light Culinary Arts Institute where he received certification as a Gourmet Raw Food Chef and Educator. Mason is also trained in nutrition and wild food gathering in the Western Hemisphere. He teaches what he calls “Illuminati Health” through a pyramid of mental, physical and spiritual wellness: BE the eye of God at the heart of the triangle!
Chef Mason is a former Board Member of the Alliance for Addiction Solutions, an organization dedicated to “Transforming Addiction through Nutrition, Integrative Therapy & Relapse Prevention”. Chef Mason is expertly trained in the revolutionary amino-acid-therapy Pro-Recovery Diet system, but he kicks it up a notch by strategically incorporating Raw Foods.
He and his wife, Anand, are dedicated Historic Preservationists who have restored multiple Mid Century Modern homes and are recipient of the MUDA, Mayor’s Urban Design Award. They established Whole Way HomeTM a long-term raw-food vacation home-stay in Downtown Las Vegas, structured on hard-core holistic health and sober living principles. They have also hosted people from all over the planet through EatWith classes. Most recently, Chef Mason has received raving reviews for co-developing the recipes for Eat Like Eve a raw food un-cookbook by quirky pop culture celebrity Cherry Capri.
He has been successfully married to his talented wife, Anand, for over 25 years!
Cary Stratton AKA Chef Mason Green, C.R.F.C. – MEDIUM LENGTH
Chef Mason is a Certified Gourmet Raw Food Chef through the Living Light Culinary Arts Institute and is trained in vegan nutrition and wild food gathering in the Western Hemisphere. He is a co-author of the Raw Food un-cookbook, Eat Like Eve. He teaches about “Illuminati Health” through a pyramid of mental, physical and spiritual wellness: BE the eye of God at the heart of the triangle of the IRIS. Chef Mason is a former movie sound guy (with credits on movies like Titanic!) and also an accomplished jazz and rock drummer!
Chef Mason is a former Board Member of the Alliance for Addiction Solutions with over 20 years informal experience in recovery-oriented programs that deal with interpersonal relationships and communication. He has been successfully married to his wife, Anand, for over 25 years! Currently, he and his wife run a long-term raw food home-stay in Las Vegas that encourages addiction-free veg*n lifestyle.
Cary Stratton AKA Chef Mason Green, C.R.F.C. – SHORTEST FORM
Cary Stratton, aka Chef Mason Green, is a Certified Raw Food Chef graduated from the Living Light Culinary Institute. Mason is also trained in wild food gathering and addiction recovery through nutrition. He is a former Board Member of the Alliance for Addiction Solutions. Chef Mason is a former movie sound guy (with credits on movies like Titanic!) and an accomplished jazz and rock drummer and has been successfully married to his wife, Anand, for over 25 years!