The only event bringing the plant-based movement to a mainstream audience.


June 5–6, 2020  •  Jacob K. Javits Convention Center  •  New York City

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Session Track: Culinary Demo Theater

Culinary Demo Theater
Friday, June 7
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Seaweed: Culinary Superstar and Nutrient Powerhouse

Open to All Attendees!

SPEAKER
 
Amy Longard
Plant-based Chef and Nutritionist, Amy Longard Nutrition
Description:
At Amy's demonstration you will learn health benefits, the multitude of culinary uses and how to add seaweed to your diet. Amy will show you how easily seaweed can be transformed into simple and satisfying fare.

Dish: Chickpea tuna salad with dulse chips

Speaker: Amy Longard, Plant-based Chef and Nutritionist, Amy Longard Nutrition

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

The Original Plant-Based Protein: Tofu & Yuba Making 101

Open to All Attendees!

Description:
We'll be talking about the history of yuba and tofu, how it's made and have a tasting of the various types of tofus and how they can take on flavor.

Speaker: Henry Hsu, Community Manager, Hodo Foods

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Tofu at the Center of the Plate with Rich Landau

Open to All Attendees!

SPEAKERS
 
Rich Landau
Co-Founder, Vedge
Description:

Dish: Pan Seared, Peppercorn Crusted Tofu with Ragu of Spring Vegetables

At Rich's presentation you will learn that plant-based entrees can be so much more than just a pile of vegetables. Rich will demonstrate the versatility and functionality of tofu as a center of the plate protein.

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Cool Summer Soup from Candle 79 Cookbook

Open to All Attendees!

SPEAKER
 
Joy Pierson & Bart Potenza
Co-Founders, Candle Restaurants, NYC
Description:
At Joy and Bart's presentation, you will learn a simple, satisfying, refreshing, and nutrient-dense summer soup. They will demonstrate how to incorporate organic fresh herbs, fruits, and vegetables that soothe the body and soul.

Dish: Farmer's Market Gazpacho with Watermelon

Speakers: Joy Pierson and Bart Potenza, Co-Founders of Candle Restaurants, NYC

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Unapologetically Luscious Plant-Based Pastries and Desserts for Everyone with Fran Costigan

Open to All Attendees!

SPEAKERS
 
Fran Costigan
Director of Vegan Pastry, Rouxbe Cooking School
Description:

Dish: Ganache Glazed Chocolate Cake with Vanilla Bean Pastry Cream and Spring Berries

At Fran's presentation you will learn that vegan desserts are for everyone. Fran will demonstrate how using only plant-based ingredients does not mean sacrificing the decadence we all love.

Saturday, June 8
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Easy, Delicious and Always.... Plant-Based

Open to All Attendees!

Description:
Menu: Apple Arugula Mozza Flatbread

Presenter: Dave Savage, Manager – Medical Advocacy

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Seaweed: Culinary Superstar and Nutrient Powerhouse

Open to All Attendees!

Description:

At Amy's demonstration you will learn health benefits, the multitude of culinary uses and how to add seaweed to your diet. Amy will show you how easily seaweed can be transformed into simple and satisfying fare.

Dish: Chickpea tuna salad with dulse chips

Speaker: Amy Longard, Plant-based Chef and Nutritionist, Amy Longard Nutrition

**this session replaces Better Butter Croisants with Chris Broburg

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Seasonal & Simple Summer Sides with GOOD PLANeT Foods by Chef Diane

Open to All Attendees!

Description:
Whatever the occasion, from a backyard BBQ to a sophisticated dinner on the beach, Chef Diane has selected some light and tasty side dishes to share with you. By using GOOD PLANeT Foods plant-based cheeses, your dishes will be ready to impress every mouth at the table, regardless of lifestyle. These recipes are easily scaled and perfect for use all year round!

1. Summer Panzanella

2. Simple Roasted Potatoes with Lemon~Dijon Drizzle

Presenter: Chef Diane Henderiks, Chef/RD

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Seafood Without Sacrifice

Open to All Attendees!

Description:

A "deep dive" for home cooks into using Good Catch Plant-based Seafood.

Presenter: Pete Cervoni, Chef, Good Catch Foods

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

10 Minute Quick & Easy Plant Based H'orderves for your 4th of July Parties!

Open to All Attendees!

Description:
A demonstration that shows quick and easy recipes for plant-based appetizers that are perfect for summer parties. We'll be showing our vegan tacos made with our citrus sparerib and our vegan tuna salad bruschetta.

Presenter: Tina Lin, President, Vege USA

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

European EVOO, the all-natural essential food ingredient for taste and wellness

Open to All Attendees!

Description:
Experience the incredible versatility of high quality EVOO to complement various foods and dishes. Find out how different flavor profiles can add value and taste, maintaining a balanced ratio of nutrients, antioxidants and essential vitamins for a healthy lifestyle in your daily diet.

Speaker: Chef Salvatore Fraterrigo, CEQ andQV Extra High Quality European Olive Oil Consortiums

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Not just food; a movement.

Open to All Attendees!

Description:
Blossom Du Jour Leader Gustavo Garrido will be showing guests just how easy and it is to make delicious plant-based treats at home.

Stop by to see how to prepare some beloved items from our Menu and let us Inspire you by sharing what keeps us focused on the company mission.

Speaker: Jessica Anton, Leader, Blossom Du Jour

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