The Plant Powered Show in Cape Town this weekend

Tom Hunt, photo by Jenny Zarins

THE Plant Powered Show – which continues to bring the plant-based, vegetarian, vegan and conscious living revolution to a mainstream audience – returns to Cape Town from 26-28 May and will make its Gauteng debut from 4-6 August.

This fun-filled foodie event is not only aimed at vegans and vegetarians but also flexitarians, reducetarians, sports enthusiasts, individuals who have compromised their health, and those looking for healthier and more ethical lifestyle choices for themselves and their family, as well as trade professionals (retail and food services) looking for innovative high quality products. This three day-event brings together top local and international chefs and celebrity cooks, mixologists, health and wellness experts. In addition, there will be an interactive marketplace of plant-based food, drink and conscious-living products.

Eugene Volkov

Visitors can enjoy chef demos in the Checkers Plant Kitchen, powered by Simple Truth, as well as interactive masterclass workshops and health and wellness talks brought to you by McCain. Among the highlights of the show are interactive hands-on workshops, cook-alongs and masterclasses with some of South Africa’s (and indeed the world’s) much-loved chefs, nutritionists and wild-plant experts.

Book your place to join and be inspired by the likes of respected English chef, writer and presenter Tom Hunt; the iconic and much-loved Jenny Morris; ex-Delaire Graff Estate and Boschendal chef Christiaan Campbell who now runs Tebaldi’s at Temenos in McGregor; Eugene Volkov, executive chef at WE Café, Volkov; Loubie Rusch; Jane Nshuti; Santi Louzan; Elisha Madzivadondo; and Jacques Kruger, among others.

Jane Nshuti

TTB Events Solutions has partnered with Bottings, the esteemed master fruit alchemists, for the show. As the creators of the main bar, aptly named the Plant Pub, it is dedicated to crafting an exceptional experience for attendees. Prepare to indulge in a wide range of bespoke cocktails, including tantalising creations using Bottings’ innovative fruit alchemy techniques.

Additionally, the menu will feature Ginologist G&Ts renowned for its premium quality, and a selection of handcrafted beers from Devil’s Peak Brewery, Bottings iced teas, bespoke cocktails and much more. Expect an unforgettable culinary adventure as you immerse yourself in the world of plant-powered libations.

Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town

  • Friday, May 26, 10am-6pm
  • Saturday, May 2710am-6pm
  • Sunday, May 2810am-5pm

Tickets are on sale at Quicket (Johannesburg click here). Follow TPPS socials @theplantpoweredshow for early bird ticket promos, or click here for more information.

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