Green Festival Speakers

Ronald Russell


Ron Russell is co-owner/chef of the famous raw restaurant SunCafe Organic in Studio City/Hollywood and vegan restaurant Plum Cafe & Bakery in Sacramento. Ron teaches a weekly raw food cooking class featuring his own unique world fusion cuisine which has been featured on ABC News and the New York Times.

His SunCafe has won many culinary awards, including:

  • Top 10 restaurant for Lunch in Los Angeles - OpenTable.com

  • Best Raw Restaurant Los Angeles & #3 Raw Restaurant in the World - 2010 BestOfRaw.com

  • Foursquare - #1 Rated Restaurant (on any kind) in Studio City - SunCafe Organic - March 2013

  • Best Smoothie L.A. - SunCafe Kale Shake - SeriousEats.com

The restaurant has been featured on news programs, magazines, and Young Hollywood. Clientele include Anthony Hopkins, Anne Hathaway, Rachel McAdams, Olivia Wilde, Collin Farrell.