Hari Pulapaka is a professional chef and co-founder of Cress Restaurant. In 2017, Hari launched a company, Global Cooking School, LLC. Born and raised in Mumbai, he acquired an Associate of Applied Science in the Culinary Arts from Le Cordon Bleu-Orlando in 2004. Hari is a Worldchefs Certified Master Chef and Certified Executive Chef of the American Culinary Federation with four James Beard Award semifinalist nods as Best Chef-South and multiple Food & Wine People’s Best Chef recognitions.

Dr. Jenneffer Pulapaka, DPM, is a Board Certified Physician Diplomate in Lifestyle Medicine. As a trained podiatric surgical fellow specializing in diabetic and vascular disease limb salvage, she is the founder of DeLand Foot and Leg Center. A Certified Sommelier, she has 15+ years of experience in menu planning and event design in the restaurant industry. She is also certified in Plant-Based Nutrition and Culinary Coaching. Jenneffer frequently lectures nationally to doctors & nurses on healthy eating for patient wellness and recovery.

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