Dr. Fuhrman’s 2017 Culinary Getaway - Newport Beach, CA

May 21–27, 2017

Commuter Options Still Available!!

Join Dr. Fuhrman and three renowned chefs for a fascinating exploration of Nutritarian cuisine in beautiful Newport Beach, CA. 

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Combine a relaxing resort vacation in California’s gorgeous Newport Beach area with a fascinating, informative and delicious Nutritarian cooking course, and what do you get?

  • A unique vacation experience
  • Skills that will lend a touch of gourmet magic to your home-cooked Nutritarian meals
  • Nutritarian Chef Training certificate
  • Increased confidence in the kitchen
  • Memories that will last a lifetime

Your Consultation with Dr. Fuhrman

Your vacation package includes a personal nutrition consultation with Dr. Fuhrman. You will gain insights and solutions for your personal health questions or issues. You will come away informed, energized and inspired to achieve your health goals.

At a Glance: The Culinary Getaway

At Dr. Fuhrman’s Culinary Getaway you’ll enjoy luxurious accommodations at a 5-star hotel, while you dine on world-class Nutritarian cuisine, and make friends with fellow vacationers who share your interest in cooking healthy meals.

You will learn the art of Nutritarian Cooking with Dr. Fuhrman and three renowned Nutritarian culinary experts: Chefs Martin Oswald, James Rohrbacher and Robin Jeep. These experts will teach classes and lead demonstrations that include:

  • The basics of creating a delicious Nutritarian meal
  • How to stock a Nutritarian pantry
  • How to Make Flavorful Soups
  • Enhancing flavor with Vinegars, Citrus and Other Bold Foods
  • Nutritarian-izing your favorite "SAD" Recipes
  • Quick and easy Nutritarian recipes
  • Using wokking sauces to create international flavor
  • Party favorites and exotic healthful desserts
  • Dressings you can make without using a blender
  • Flavor combinations and salt replacements
  • Vitamix and food processor techniques
  • Exploring the Produce Department and Farmer's Markets
  • Keeping salads interesting
  • and much more!

Nutritarian Chef Training Certificate

At the conclusion of the getaway, you will receive a certificate in Nutritarian Chef Training from Dr. Fuhrman’s Nutritarian Education Institute.* You can proudly display this attractive certificate in your home or office to celebrate your knowledge of Nutritarian meal preparation and cooking techniques.

In addition, this getaway includes:

  • Musical entertainment from Gary Malkin, an award-winning media composer, and music and health innovator.
  • Two months’ Platinum membership to DrFuhrman.com.
  • Complimentary Health screening--includes a muscle and fat analysis and skin antioxidant measurement.
  • 50% discount on enrollment to Dr. Fuhrman’s Nutritarian Education Institute.

You’ll enjoy in-depth exposure to Dr. Fuhrman’s life-enhancing advice and experience, and have the opportunity to participate in an extensive question and answer session. There will be tastings, Q&As with the chefs, plus fun activities, outings, evening entertainment and you will form friendships that will last a lifetime! This is an event that is not to be missed.

For more information or to reserve your space for this special culinary vacation, contact:

events@drfuhrman.com or call 908-237-2195, and choose Prompt 2.



Property Features

Island Hotel features:

  • A full service spa including massages, body treatments, facials and customized spa packages. Call 949-760-4992 to make an appointment.
  • 3000 square foot heated outdoor pool, and relaxing whirlpool spa surrounded by lush tropical gardens.
  • Fitness Center
  • Golf is available at nearby Pelican Hill and Oak Creek Golf Clubs.
  • Jogging maps are available at the Concierge desk and offer varying degrees of difficulty with routes through nearby neighborhoods, beaches and parklands.
  • Complimentary wireless internet access throughout the lobby and pool area.
  • Complimentary in room high-speed internet access for Dr. Fuhrman's guests.
  • Hair dryer /makeup mirror
  • In-room safe
  • Complimentary overnight shoeshine.
  • In-house dry cleaning
  • Laundry and one-hour pressing
  • Check-in time: 3:00 p.m. Check-out time: 12:00 p.m.

*Additional fees apply for some recreational activities and all spa services




Q: How far is the airport from the hotel?

A: The Island Hotel is located 15 minutes from the John Wayne Airport and 45-minutes from Los Angeles International Airport.

Q: What ground transportation is available from the airport to the hotel?


Taxi Services

From Los Angeles Airport….approximately $130

From John Wayne/Orange County Airport….approximately $25

VIP Transportation at

http://viplimos.us/  or (800) 735-7535

Super Shuttle

From Los Angeles Airport….approximately $50

Shared ride

Express by Execucar

From Los Angeles Airport…approximately $88

Nonstop service

*If you need assistance with reservations please call or email the concierge at concierge@theislandhotel.com or 949-759-0808 or if you wish arrange your own transportation contact VIP transportation at 1-800-735-7535 or Super Shuttle at 1-800-427-7483.

Q: Is there a parking fee at the resort?

A: Yes, valet parking is offered at a reduced rate of 16.00 per day (no self-parking available on property).

Q: What is the address of the hotel?

A: 690 Newport Center Drive Newport Beach, California 92660

Q: Is there a spa?

A: Yes, there is a spa. You will receive a 15% discount at The Spa at Island Hotel, which is open from 8am to 8pm and features a wide array of massages, signature body treatments and facials created to soothe and allow you to surrender to a place of balance for the mind, body and soul. Customized Spa Packages are also available.

Q: Is there a fitness center?

A: Yes, the fitness center is open 24 hours a day and free for Dr. Fuhrman's group. The importance of fitness and recreation is not forgotten at Island Hotel. Year round, the ideal weather and sunny skies of Southern California beckons our guests outdoors…to swim in our heated pool, relax in the whirlpool spa or simply enjoy the surrounding tropical gardens. Jogging maps are available at the Concierge desk and offer varying degrees of difficulty with routes through nearby neighborhoods, beaches and parklands. And, if you’d just like to get in a good workout, the hotel's Fitness Center is open daily and is easily accessible by taking the elevator to the Lobby Level and proceeding out to the pool deck.

Equipment includes Lifecycles, treadmills, elliptical cross trainers, Stairmasters and Life Fitness strength equipment, a 3000 square foot heated (82 degrees) swimming pool and a whirlpool spa.

Q: What time is check-in/check-out?

A: Check-in time: 3:00 p.m. Check-out time: 12:00 p.m.

Q: Does the resort have internet?

A: Yes, the resort has free complimentary internet in the guest rooms for Dr. Fuhrman’s guests.


Area Activities

You can find more information about the following activities as well as a complete listing of fun-filled and diverse area activities at: VisitNewportBeach.com

Back Bay


Pirate Coast Paddle is an adventure company offering unique memorable stand up paddle board experiences for people of all ages. They provide rentals, lessons, kids camps, and adventurous experiences such as glow night tours and yoga on the water. Get on board with Pirate Coast.

Balboa Village


Segway Experience Newport Beach provides each participant with their own revolutionary Segway PT with LeanSteer technology-the newest machines. Enjoy fantastic views and fresh ocean air as you visit various points of interest with your guide around Newport Beach and Balboa Peninsula. All Segway Glided Tours start near the ferry, the Fun Zone, and the Balboa Pier. Look for the big green awning. Popular tours include the 1.5-hour Balboa Peninsula Tour and the 2.5-hour Newport Pier Tour.


Located at the Balboa Inn on Main Street in Newport Beach, CA – Seaside Bike Rentals has the newest and most variety of bikes in the Balboa Pier area available for rental and sale. They have everything from Men and Women’s bikes, Children’s bikes and Surreys from Italy. They are the only bike rental shop with ALL NEW bikes! Free helmet and lock included. Now Pedego rentals are available! Rent a bike and explore the beach, ride along the strand, visit the pier, and the famous Fun Zone. Discover the Balboa Peninsula as well as the Balboa Island!


Whale watching trips daily, all year-round with Newport Landing. See giant blue whales, finback whales, gray whales and many more in their natural habitat and it's all possible on one of their whale watching cruises! With one the largest marine protected parks just outside of Newport Bay, whales and dolphin of all types can be viewed as soon as you leave the bay. Newport Whales offers some of the best whale watching California has to offer!


The Balboa Fun Zone is one of Southern California’s oldest and last great coastal amusement areas and a popular family-friendly attraction for visitors to Newport Beach. Visitors can enjoy rides on the waterfront Ferris Wheel, play games in the arcade or tour the nautical museum while enjoying their favorite beach treats. This is also a popular place to rent bikes, parasail, or take off for a day trip to nearby Catalina Island on the Catalina Flyer.

Balboa Peninsula


Located in the historic Balboa Fun Zone, Balboa Water Sports provides high quality Sea Doo Rentals and Stand Up Paddle Board Rentals, year-round in Newport Beach, CA.

All Sea Doos and Stand Up Paddle Boards are launched directly from a dock in Newport Beach Harbor and each rental includes the necessary equipment, safety Instructions, Individual Tutorial, and fuel (no surcharge).

An exciting water adventure has never been this easy. Whether it is a riders first time or they are a veteran, they are certain to treasure the experience that awaits them.

Corona del Mar


There is no better way to tour Newport Beach than on an amazing Pedego Electric Bike! Stop by and take one of their tours through beautiful Corona del Mar to Crystal Cove State Park, The Wedge, Balboa Island, and the Balboa Ferry and Fun Zone! Call for reservations.

Fashion Island


Located in the heart of Newport Beach, Fashion Island shopping is Southern California’s premier coastal shopping and dining experience. With panoramic ocean views and towering palm trees, Fashion Island shopping features prestigious department stores and specialty boutiques. Fashion Island is also home to Orange County’s only Neiman Marcus, as well as Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s, Bloomingdale’s Home Store, Elie Tahari, Trina Turk, Kate Spade, Jonathan Adler and Juicy Couture, just to name a few.

Mariner's Mile/Westcliff


Enjoy cruising Newport Harbor with up to ten friends in a Duffy Electric Boat. You’re the captain in these unique, easy-to-operate boats. Each boat has a canopy top, window enclosure and CD player with MP3 player hook up. Tie up and hang out along Newport Harbor.




Island Hotel Newport Beach

690 Newport Center Drive

Newport Beach, California 92660


Toll Free: 866-554-4620

Phone: 949-759-0808

Fax: 949-759-0568


Located near major modes of transportation—15-minutes from John Wayne Airport and 45-minutes from Los Angeles International Airport—Island Hotel is conveniently located to everything you could aspire to add to your agenda while presenting guests the ease of amenities and services right on-site.