Chef Marie Pagcaliwagan is the pioneer tastemaker of The Farm; while the resort formally celebrates its 20th anniversary, Chef Marie is already celebrating her 21st, as she came on board during the conceptualization stages to develop the menu of ALIVE! Vegan Restaurant, which has since won numerous international awards. Chef Marie trained extensively under renowned vegan chefs Chad Sarno (founder of Wicked Healthy) and Felix Shoener (Raw vegan chef of Fivelements). Following the success of ALIVE! Chef Marie continued her career deep into wellness cuisine as The Farm introduced PESCE, a pescetarian restaurant inspired by the Mediterranean Blue Zone Diet; and PRANA, an Ayurveda restaurant serving energy-packed Indian-vegetarian dishes. Over the years, Chef Marie has worked hand-in-hand with The Farm’s integrative medical doctors in providing detoxifying, cleansing, and nourishing cuisine to guests dealing with various lifestyle diseases and health issues. Chef Marie is known for her unrivaled knowledge of The Farm’s endemic agriculture, her mastery over raw vegan cuisine, and her burning passion for healing through food.