Michael Evans was also a gourmet chef and baker. He cooked at many Boston and NYC vegan restaurants, festivals, events and for friends recovering their health. He became a vegetarian at age 17, and developed his own creative approach to cooking. Cooking tools were featured in his percussion set-ups, and he cooked in some of his performances. He fed the audience at MESH salons in Brooklyn. He performed as a cook in Fast Forward’s Feeding Frenzy at the Kitchen in NYC in 2000, and with cooking implements in Fast Forward’s Musique A La Mode at Sophiensaele Theatre, Berlin, Germany in 2009. He was the resident cook for performing artists at the Electric Eclectics Festival in Meaford, Canada for 14 years, in addition to performing himself. The second edition of his hand-written cookbook “Recipes for Life” is in process and will be available soon.