Joe is the founder and owner of Ayurvegan. A blooming business focussing on the whole approach to wellness using Ayurveda, herbalism, Massage Therapy, Energetic Wellness and other nature based approaches to health. Once a very unhealthy 350 pounds, Joe decided enough was
As vegans in the Bay Area, we have it pretty good. There are great vegan restaurants, underground supper clubs, multiple vegetarian festivals, and myriad natural food stores, juice bars, and farmers’ markets. Heck, we even have an all-vegan sushi restaurant (Shizen), a
Meet the awesome people behind Beanfield Snacks. They have been sponsoring the event for 3 years now, we <3 you! They will be providing chips for everyone at the after-party (right after the competition).
My personal fav is #3, what’s yours? 1) I have a MS in Recreation Therapy and consult at Care Homes for persons with Special Needs. 2) I grew up in rural Pennsylvania with a Jewish mother and a PA Dutch father who
4 things you probably didn’t know about Home Chef Competitor Charlie: 1. He has webbed toes. 2. He’s seen Britney Spears in concert ten times and met her once. 3. Mandy Patinkin is his cousin, but he’s never met him (so unfortunately he won’t
Holiday Deluxe Set (only 8 available) You’ll get to join the VIC judges AND competitors for an all-expenses paid dinner—the day after the event—at Veg388. Dinner to be prepared by winning chef, featuring the winning dish 1 Ticket to Vegan Iron
4 things people might not know about Kristin: 1. Next to planning outings around food-spotting, I LOVE to dance. I will dance at anytime, anywhere. I enjoy it so much, that I even compete in ballroom dance contests (tango, waltz, and salsa).
We’re proud to announce that Colleen Holland of VegNews fame will be joining us again as a judge for Vegan Iron Chef, and we welcome Tommy from Field Roast and Kristin from Will Travel For Vegan Food as a first-time judges this year.
*Ding Ding Ding* Vegan Iron Chef announces your Round 1 competitors: Home Chef Bijal vs. Pro Chef Maria. Attendees of the 2014 Vegan Sammich Throwdown will remember our Round 1 Chefs as the winner and runner up, thanks to their delicious sammiches!
A previous Vegan Iron Chef champion and Judge, Lisa now takes the stage as emcee at VIC 2015. Lisa studied privately with Chef Dina Knight of Greenivore where she learned many of the basics of vegan cooking, but is primarily self-taught. In addition to