Eddie Garza is the Senior Manager of Food and Nutrition for the Humane Society of the United States and he joins us today on the Plant-Based TourGuide podcast and you will INSTANTLY hear and feel his strong passion for what he does.
Eddie's journey to Plantbased - Vegan includes dropping 150 pounds when he changed his life and that number serves as a symbol in his new book with 150 recipes in his book to recognize those pounds dropped.
Eddie has implemented plantbased - vegan cooking programs all over the place and when I asked him how he was so successful in different types of areas at implementing, he told me that he always learned the demographic makeup in the areas and then create vegan dishes out of popular "traditional meat dishes" in those areas, essentially "meeting people where they are at" and this instantly prompted me to remark that he truly is the "Vegan Food Chameleon" for his unique ability to enter into these different areas, "morph" his meals to fit the area he's in and be successful.
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Chef James "Jimmy" Corwell, Visionary Master Chef and Founder of Ocean Hugger Foods joins us on this edition of the Plant-Based TourGuide Podcast. He discusses his "Aha" Moment that occurred during a visit to the Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo led him to starting Ocean Hugger Foods and the first product launched: Ahimi which is a Tuna Sushi replacement using: Tomatoes....YES, Tomatoes! Listen to his incredible story and the passion he has for being instrumental in change. As he states during our podcast: "Chefs need to be leaders in the industry of creating plantbased products to save the environment".
Chef Corwell is one of only a handful of Certified Master Chefs and a former instructor at the Culinary School of America and is leading the way for plantbased products replacing animal products.
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Ken Botts, the Food and Nutrition Director for the Humane Society of the United States stops by the Plant-Based TourGuide to discuss his journey and his journey through the food industry and the INCREDIBLE changes he and his team are making in Cafeteria's across the nation and now internationally! He shares the incredible story of the University of North Texas Dining Hall and how they transformed an underperforming Dining Hall into a 100% Vegan - Plantbased Dining Hall and the results will blow you away.
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