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Vegan Mac’N’Cheese SMACKDOWN

Baltimore is home to a fantastic Vegan community, and coming soon is an event presented by the beloved monthly Bmore Vegan Drinks and the emerging Pep Foods Collective, which will be part battle royal, and part fundraiser.

Pep Foods is part social initiative, part multi-company collective, and part Vegan food producer and distributor.  Healthy foods as an affordable alternative to animal products, through cooking, urban farming, and The Eating for Life Program.  The Smackdown is one of several upcoming fundraising initiatives the collective is undertaking to fund the completion of their kitchen and get their food distributed at low cost to communities in need, and businesses who want to offer more tasty and nutritious vegan options.

February 20th, 2016 Baltimore City, come sample the culinary best from 20+ local vegan chefs, meet other vegans, chefs, foodies, activists, and new friends!

 

 

#VeganMacSmack #VeganBaltimore #PEPFoods #BmoreVegan

 

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Vegan Options at Restaurants Project

My goal: To help all/many more restaurants have at least one vegan option on their menu!

Submit this letter, or modify it for your own uses!

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Suzannah Gerber

(412) 901- 1216

contact email

Dear (Restaurant Name Manager/Owner):

Have you considered offering vegan options on your menu?

I am a part-time vegan chef and plant-based diet Medical study researcher and consultant at INOVA, and I would like to offer my assistance to you, at no cost, to help develop vegan options for your menu that integrate stylistically with your restaurant and use all or mostly ingredients you already purchase.  In addition to vegan options, I would be happy to help you consider allergen-sensitive items to accommodate gluten free, soy and nut allergies as well.

Why should you have vegan items on your menu?

Veganism has become very popular over the last few years, and is gaining in popularity.  Celebrities like Beyonce, and politicians like Bill Clinton, publically support the vegan diet.

Plant-based diets help treat health issues such as heart disease, chronic pain, and obesity. Nationwide campaigns such as “Meatless Mondays” speak to an interest in alternative diets.

Vegans and Vegetarians have meat-eating friends and family, and look for restaurants that accommodate everyone.  The choice for a group of 4-6 with 1 vegan is a restaurant with at least one or two vegan options on the menu.

Why is this consultation free?

My goals are to increase the amount of nutritionally balanced vegan food available, and to educate vegans about what locations can serve them.  Personally, I would like more options when I dine out with my non-vegan friends! Also, as a vegan chef, I would love the opportunity to work with restaurants with a variety of needs, culinary techniques, and restrictions, to learn how to make vegan food available to the widest possible audience.

By adding vegan items to your menu, you will open your doors to a new population of customer, a population who will happily promote the existence of your restaurant simply for offering vegan options. I will show you the many vegan websites that list and promote restaurants with vegan options, and personally help your restaurant get onto these lists.

I look forward to discussing adding a tailor-made vegan option to your menu!

Suzannah Gerber

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Help others see the bigger picture, one restaurant at a time!