Skip to main content

Indulge in a variety of vegan cooking at Toronto .@VegFoodFest

Indulge in a variety of vegan cooking and change your mouth’s mind at
Toronto Veg Food Fest 
 ______________________________________________________
_____________________________________



The biggest vegan food fair in North America is back for its 32nd year in a row. Taking place September 9-11 at Harbourfront Centre in Toronto, Veg Food Fest will feature the best in plant-based fare. 
 
“This year’s Fest will offer tasty dishes from over 130 vendors, local restaurants and bakeries, plus free workshops, live music programmed by Toronto Downtown Jazz, cooking demonstrations, and plenty of veg-friendly products,” says Alyssa de Hoop, Special Events Coordinator at Veg Food Fest. “We truly pride ourselves in being able to offer our guests the unparallel opportunity to sample the very best in vegan food, and this year is no different.” 
 
Come celebrate explosive innovation in today’s vegan industry, and learn from the pros in vegan cooking, animal rights, health and nutrition, and more. From Sept. 9-11, choose from a number of seminars including but not limited to:
 
 
·         Live Long and Prosper with Dr. Greger, Dr. Mangles, Dr. Mehta, and John Lewis;
·         Women in Animal Advocacy with Dr. Keri Cronin, Jo-Anne McArthur, Dr. Aysha Akhtar and Susie Coston;
·         Bad Ass Vegan Fitness with John Lewis;
·         What a Fish Knows with Jonathan Balcombe, PhD;
·         Veg 101 with the Toronto Vegetarian Association and
·         How Food can Heal the Planet with Rachael Parent. 


Learn tips and tricks from the culinary masters at this year’s cooking demonstrations, as top vegan chefs and home cooks create their own versions of traditional vegan foods. Explore vegan cooking with celebrity chefs Doug McNish of Doug’s Public Kitchen at 7 p.m. on Friday, and 2016 MasterChef Canada Winner, Mary Berg, on Sunday at 4 p.m. Join Candice Hutchings Saturday at Noon as she shares her vegan journey and re-purposes familiar favourites to re-create childhood cravings and other delicious vegan dishes.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with Kelly Childs and Erinn Weatherbie of Kelly’s Bake Shoppe and Lettuce Love Café, as they showcase delicious recipes from their new cookbook, Made with Love. Become a vegan cheese connoisseur with Lisa Pitman and Nicole Axworthy, as they prepare their favourite cashew-based cheeses from their own cookbook, DIY Vegan.  

Toronto Veg Food Fest is not only an opportunity to enjoy an infinite variety of local foods; it is also the perfect occasion to indulge in diverse culinary pleasures. Find The Viet Vegan on Friday at 6 p.m. and watch her create quick and easy Vietnamese vegan meals.  Let Taymer Mason, author of Caribbean Vegan and Caribbean Smoothies; take you on a culinary adventure on Saturday at 4 p.m., as she makes fresh, healthy and imaginative Caribbean meals.  Explore exquisite vegan cooking with renowned Chef, Terry Hope Romero, author of eight amazing cookbooks including Vegan Latina, Salad Samurai and Protein Ninja. Finally, treat yourself to authentic Indian curries with incredible flavour from Preena Chauhan of Arvinda’s.

“A visit to this year’s Veg Food Fest will surely excite the palate of those who attend, as it is the perfect event for veg eaters and curious foodies alike,” adds Alyssa. “It will feature all kinds of plant-based deliciousness from burgers and hot dogs, to cupcakes, cookies, and more.”

Be sure to check out some of the new additions to this year’s festival, including live music programmed by Toronto Downtown Jazz, children cooking and gardening workshops, an expanded venue, additional vendors, Veg Out Zone, and more. Within the list of registered restaurants, chefs, and exhibitors are YamChops, Sweets from the Earth, Well Juicery, So Delicious, Apiecalypse Now Pizza and Bakery, Boon Burger, Cosmic Treats, Nanashake, and more.

For a full list and schedule, please visit Veg Food Fest. Follow @VegFoodFest or ‘Like’ them on Facebook.

DATES & TIMES                           *FREEADMISSION*
Friday, September 9, 2016, 4pm-9pm
Saturday, September 10, 2016, 12pm-9pm
Sunday, September 11, 2016, 12pm-6pm


ABOUT VEG FOOD FEST:
Toronto’s Veg Food Fest is the largest vegan food festival in North America, celebrating 32 years of delicious food that you never thought could be vegan. Enjoy free samples, live music, cooking demonstrations, presentations, new products and scrumptious food that will change your mouth’s mind. Veg Food Fest is presented by the Toronto Vegetarian Association and takes place September 9-11 at Harbourfront Centre in Toronto.

Comments

Most Popular Post

Man Missing the top half of his Head Appears in a Mugshot

This is inmate #100087196, also known as Carlos Rodriquez, who was recently charged with Prostitution/Solicit another to commit. The mugshot which can still be found at miami.whosarrested.com/inmates/214613-carlos-rodriguez, a database of Florida arrests, has being stirring up allot of controversy because of the fact that the pictures look like a fake. It looks as if the picture is real, as we found a previous arrest mugshot that show Rodriquez with a beard. The police report, posted on the Miami New Times website, shows that cops wrote “half a head” in the form’s “unique physical features” box, after the man was arrested for trying to purchase “street slang for vaginal” for $80 from an undercover detective. Rodriquez has been arrested many times during his young 25 years of life for disorderly intoxication, solicitation of a prostitute, possession of weed, and burglary. "Can u really blame a man who has half a brain"

Celebrate Life and Love with Dan Talevski at Liv, Love & Lyrics Nov 4 / .@LivWiseFund .@dantalevski

Celebrate Life and Love with Dan Talevski at Liv, Love & Lyrics Nov 4 ______________________________________________

Celebrate life and love with Dan Talevski at Liv, Love & Lyrics November 4
 A celebration of life and love set to the exhilarating soundtrack of this year’s headliner, Dan Taleveski, will inspire and thrill at the fourth annual Liv, Love & Lyrics Concert. It all goes down on Saturday, November 4 at The Capitol Event Theater, 7:30PM. Visit www.livwisefoundation.com or Snap’dfor tickets.
 Olivia Wise, a loving and talented 16-year-old girl from Toronto, tragically passed away four years ago from brain cancer. Prior to her passing, Olivia had the opportunity to fulfill her dream to record a cover of Katy Perry’s “Roar”. The video garnered national attention, including that of Perry herself.


 The LivWise Foundation was created to give sick children like Olivia the chance to live their dreams just like she did by raising funds in support of care and research prog…

EPIC RECORDS RISING ARTIST .@JEZDIOR SHARES "LATE NIGHT" | NEW EP DUE THIS FALL

DEBUT EP FOR EPIC RECORDS, VICES BY MIDNIGHT, SET FOR RELEASE THIS FALL
Today, rising Epic Records artist Jez Dior shares his newest track, “Late Night.” The song is taken from his upcoming EP Vices By Midnight, which is set for release in Fall 2017. The laid-back earworm of a track, which interpolates Ghost Town DJ’s seminal “My Boo,” is currently available across all platforms and can be streamed below.




LISTEN TO “LATE NIGHT” iTunes: http://smarturl.it/LateNightJD/itunes Apple Music: http://smarturl.it/LateNightJD/applemusic Spotify: http://smarturl.it/LateNightJD/spotify Google Play: http://smarturl.it/LateNightJD/googleplay Amazon Digital: http://smarturl.it/LateNightJD/amazonmusicbuy Deezer: http://smarturl.it/LateNightJD/deezer Soundcloud: http://smarturl.it/LateNightJD/soundcloud Tidal: http://smarturl.it/LateNightJD/tidal
In the lead-up to the release of Dior’s highly anticipated new EP, the rapper/singer recently shared the track and music video for the EP’s lead single “Sober,” as we…

The West End Phoenix, New Community Newspaper, Launches October 14 // .@westendphoenix

The West End Phoenix, New Community Newspaper, Launches October 14 




The West End Phoenix
New Community Newspaper Serving Toronto's West End
Launches October 14, 2017

After a successful subscription drive resulting in more than1200 subscribers and hundreds of patrons, the West End Phoenix, Toronto’s newest non-profit, ad-free community newspaper, will be home delivered (and mailed across the country and around the world) on Saturday October 14, 2017.

Publisher Dave Bidini will officially celebrate the birth of the West End Phoenix on October 12, 2017 at the Gladstone Hotel Ballroom, the paper’s home for the past five months. The public is invited to attend the event after 8pm, which will feature words by Bidini, Michael Winter and others; a silent auction including works by Jim Lahey and Jeff Lemire; and performances by the Woodshed Orchestra and Oldies 990.

Subscribers who sign on before October 5, 2017 will still be in time to get the inaugural issue home-delivered or mailed out ar…

Mouthwatering Food and Drink Trends at the Gourmet Food & Wine Expo // .@gfwe

Mouthwatering Food and Drink Trends to Keep an Eye Out For The Gourmet Food & Wine Expo is back, celebrating its 23rd year

The world is coming to Toronto this November, as beer drinkers, food lovers, and wine connoisseurs come together to experience the best in each industry, at Canada’s biggest food and drink event.
“As creators of this fantastic show, we’re always on the lookout for the best new bites and beverages from across the world,” says Melanie Klie, Sales and Event Manager of the Gourmet Food & Wine Expo. “This year is all about those delectable cheeses, craft beer and homebrews, roses and sparkling toast, and innovative new whiskys. 
Running from November 16-19 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, the Toronto staple will be back with more than 1,500 wines, beers, spirits and gourmet foods to experience. Journey around the globe with cooking pros, talk one-on-one with industry experts and taste the newest dishes, drinks and foodie trends everyone is raving about. Che…

the DOUGLAS, An Autograph Collection Hotel, Seeks Storyteller-in-Resid​ence

the DOUGLAS, An Autograph Collection Hotel, Seeks Storyteller-in-Residence
Creative and personable explorer will uncover the hotel's stories through social media 

Parq Vancouver, the city's newest entertainment resort, is anchored by two luxury hotels - the JW Marriott Parq Vancouver and the DOUGLAS, an Autograph Collection Hotel. Now, the DOUGLAS - a first-to-market hotel offering unexpected delights and impressive discoveries at every turn - is ready to elevate awareness even further. The Storyteller-in-Residencewill light up social media with stories, news and behind-the-scenes insights.


The chosen explorer will help craft the story of the DOUGLAS, a timeless property whose balanced dialogue of nature and city aims to promote growth of the body and mind. As the hotel's resident ambassador, the Storyteller will live in the DOUGLAS for 30 days while sharing his or her adventures through compelling social media posts consisting of photography, videography and written content.…

True Religion Launches The Great Revolt Capsule // .@TRUERELIGION

True Religion Launches The Great Revolt CapsuleTrue Religion launches The Great Revolt Capsule, a limited-edition military-inspired streetwear collection today on their website.  True Religion will host 3 concurrent exclusive global launch events for this collection in Hong Kong (10/16), London (10/18) and New York City (10/20). The world-wide celebration will conclude with a 2-day consumer-driven pop up in SoHo (10/21-10/23)
The 30-piece unisex collection balances a refined street aesthetic with militaristic uniformity. Armed with a lineup of limited edition wares including an oversized parka, reversible Sherpa jacket, and a wide leg cargo pant, the collection uses tactical design elements, such as muted color palettes, exaggerated pocket details, and raw edge hems to deliver a modern spin on conventional utilitarian. Prices range from $89 - $499 and will be available on True Religion's website from 10/16 until it sells out (http://www.truereligion.com/military.html)








True Religion …

Rap Season presents MAJID JORDAN + SPECIAL GUEST at REBEL #TORONTO

Rap Season presents MAJID JORDAN With Special Guests Wednesday April 4th, 2018
REBEL
All-ages
Doors open: 8 p.m General Admission Tickets $34.50* and are available at ticketmaster.ca
Rap Season pre-sale available Wednesday October 18th at 12 p.m. until Thursday October 19th at 10 p.m.
Tickets for April 4th will go on sale to the public on Friday October 20th at 10 a.m Rap Season is proud to present Majid Jordan, at an all-ages event at REBEL on Wednesday April 4th. Majid Jordan is a Canadian R&B duo composed of Majid Al Maskati, 25, and Jordan Ullman, 21. In 2011, the Bahrain-born Majid met the Canadian-born Jordan while attending the University of Toronto. Bonding over a mutual passion for music, they started recording under the name GOOD People, releasing the afterhours mix tape.  Their chemistry yielded a powerful dynamic, with Jordan handling instrumentation and production and Majid assuming mic duties. Producer Noah “40” Shebib heard their music on Soundcloud in 2013 and invited them …

M For Montreal announces full line for 2017 // .@MFORMONTREAL

M For Montreal announces its final round of programming for the 12th edition of the festival this November 15-18. Newly added acts include Oakland MC, producer and Gorillaz collaborator Del The Funky Homosapien (Deltron 3030, Hieroglyphics, Souls of Mischief), Toronto indie-art rockers Absolutely Free, psychedelic noh-wave Yamantaka // Sonic Titan, Poet Laureate and Polaris nominated Cadence Weapon, alternative post punk Casper Skulls and more. For full list of artists see below.

Once again, the event will welcome hundreds of music industry professionals from over 15 countries, showcasing artists over the four- day festival. The festival provides a meeting place for music industry professionals and artists to exchange ideas and generate solid opportunities for their businesses and careers to grow.
2017 Artists:
 Absolutely Free
Aliocha
Alvvays
Anemone
Atsuko Chiba
Bad Nylon
Ben Shemie of SUUNS (dj set)  Beyries
Blurry Eyes
Boniface
Boundaries
Boyhood
Cadence Weapon
Casper Skulls
Caspian…

Exclusive Jewellery Event by Anne Sportun Fine Jewellery