Diana Edelman, founder of Vegans, Baby, and the James Beard Foundation continue their partnership with an online chef event. Join host Diana Edelman on Wednesday, March 31 from 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. PDT for Spotlight on Vegetables, Street Food to Sushi.
The free online event is put on by the James Beard Foundation and sponsored by Oatly and feature three celebrated Las Vegas chefs. With plant-based cooking being better for bodies and the planet, Edelman’s enlisted a group of talented chefs. The goal: to teach viewers how to turn favorite dishes into plant-based sensations, from sushi to street food and sweets.
The Las Vegas Chefs and Restaurants
Chef John Le, owner Casson Trenor, Chikyū Vegan Sushi & Izakaya
Learn techniques to turn plants into flavorful sushi. From swaps like watermelon or tomatoes for tuna to more creative options, Chef Le and Casson Trenor give you some tips and shows you how to prepare one of the restaurant’s popular rolls.
Chef Iman Haggag, POTs
Discover owner/chef Haggag’s journey to opening the only Egyptian (and entirely plant-based) restaurant in Las Vegas. Learn more about Egyptian cuisine and its deep roots in produce-forward dishes and how to assemble the country’s most popular street food, koshari.
Chef Angela Sweetser, Queen of Hearts
Follow along with Food Network contestant and certified pastry chef Sweetser as she shows you how to swap out dairy for plant-based milk to make Panna Coatta using Oatly. Plus, learn some basic plant-based baking swaps.