Eat damn good food … and help the local organization, Create A Change Now, at the same time. On Sunday, May 7, Create A Change Now and The Reset Project present the third annual joint health education event, the 555 Dinner at VegeNation. The dinner celebrates the Vegas communities working together to create sustainable change in nutrition education.
In support of chef Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution Day, the dinner highlights five Vegas chefs and their original plant-based menu items sourced from local farms.
You won’t want to miss this year’s impressive line-up: Chef Rick Moonen (RM Seafood/ RX Boiler Room), Executive Chef Mark Sandoval (UNLV), Executive Chef Donald Lemperle (VegeNation), Executive Chef Hansel Tan (Chow) and Chef Patissier Vincent Pellerin (eatt).
What feast doesn’t include some drinks? This year, Executive Director of Mixology and Spirits Education for SGWS, Francesco Lafranconi, joins the mix with vegan wines and cocktails to go with all the dishes.
The event starts with a reception at 5:30 p.m. and is followed by the five-course dinner from 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Tickets start at $77 and all proceeds benefit Create A Change Now, a Las Vegas organization dedicated to educating and empowering children and their families by providing resources needed to tackle childhood obesity-related diseases. Purchase your tickets to #555Dinner here.
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Diana Edelman is the founder of Vegans, Baby and has emerged as the face of plant-based dining in Las Vegas and the leading plant-based restaurant consultant in the city. She spent a decade in the travel blogging world before switching gears to work in elephant rescue in Thailand. Diana travels the world to meet chefs and try vegan food, as well as speak at events focusing on travel, tourism, veganism and entrepreneurship. She’s a partner with the prestigious James Beard Foundation and curates their Vegas Vegan Dinners at the James Beard House. Diana is also a partner with Life is Beautiful, curating the all-vegan Farm Stand.