He and the Zingerman's team occasionally collaborate on projects such as seafood special dinners at Zingerman's Roadhouse. Mike also puts together classes with M-Fit on a fairly regular basis.
Monahan was trained as a graphic artist, and has no formal culinary education. He grew up on Lake St. Clair, near Detroit.
He is married to Lisa Monahan, a photographer. Her business is Lisa Monahan Photography, and she shoots the promotional photos for Monahan's Seafood Market.