Plant-Based Chefs Corner

Vegan food sales at Ocado rose by 1,500% in 2016. This area focuses on incorporating plant-based cooking into restaurants, catering and hospitality. Hosted by vegan chef and cookbook author Tony Bishop-Weston. Ideal for catering and hospitality trade.



11:00am - 11:45am

Can a vegan hot drink be better than a dairy one? 7 steps to make it happen!

Pedro Zuniga

What’s the best plant milk to make cappuccinos? And for hot chocolate? And chai? How can we choose the best[…]

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Pedro Zuniga

12:00pm - 12:45pm

Vegan Meat session

Seth Tibbott, Steve Swindon, Jasper Beese

A panel of experts in the vegan meat sector will discuss their own brands and highlight their unique selling points[…]

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Seth Tibbott

Steve Swindon

Jasper Beese

1:00pm - 1:45pm

Optimum Nutrition Vegan Options

Christine Bailey, Lenny Phong

Join nutritionist and chef Christine Bailey and Vantra founder and manager Lenny Phong as they discuss how to create delicious healthy[…]

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Christine Bailey

Lenny Phong

2:00pm - 2:45pm

Vegan Pastries, Cakes & Desserts

Lucy Wager, Danielle Maupertuis, Mellissa Morgan

Join vegan pastry chef Danielle Maupertuis as she demonstrates how to replace the main pastry ingredients with a vegan alternative,[…]

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Lucy Wager

Danielle Maupertuis

Mellissa Morgan

3:00pm - 3:45pm

Vegan Cheese making session and tasting panel

Mel Rogers, Poppy Lettice, Arthur Lancaster, Sebastian Lowa

Come and join vegan fromagerie Mel Rogers as she showcases the makings of vegan cheeses that can be easily incorporated[…]

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Mel Rogers

Poppy Lettice

Arthur Lancaster

Sebastian Lowa

4:00pm - 4:45pm

Catering for vegans

Amanda Hamilton, Nishma Shah, Ben Asamani, Aldo Zilli

Join a panel of experts who will discuss the best ways of catering for vegans, especially what vegans are looking[…]

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Amanda Hamilton

Nishma Shah

Ben Asamani

Aldo Zilli

5:00pm - 5:45pm

Italian Vegan Masterclass

Aldo Zilli, Pasquale Amico

Join Italian chefs Aldo Zilli and Pasquale Amico as they discuss some interesting ways of veganising traditional favourites in Italian cooking.

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Aldo Zilli

Pasquale Amico