May 9, 2022

8 Top Vegan Food Chefs You Need to Follow Today

Veganism, the increasingly popular food industry trend, is supplemented by the global plant-based food market, which is expected to reach 77.8 billion U.S. dollars by 2025. This means that more and more people are now willing to try and enjoy vegan recipes.


With the huge surge in popularity of vegan and vegetarian restaurants and dishes all over the world, comes a demand for culinary experts who can turn plant-based materials into unforgettable masterpieces.


From street food legends and dessert maestros to Michelin-starred restaurant leaders, grab your phone and get ready, because we’ve gathered a list of 8 of the very best plant-based food chefs you should start following today!


As a side note, there’s no requirement for a plant-based food chef to follow a vegan diet! We’re all about the amazing plant-based creations made by talented chefs here, so our list will include chefs who are known for those, regardless of which diet they follow.


So, without further ado, here are our top picks for the best vegan food chefs every plant-based foodie should follow:


Top Vegan Food Chefs

Chloe Coscarelli


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Who said that comfort food can’t be vegan? Chloe shares her bright, colorful vegan recipes on her feed and in her best-selling cookbooks. She uses fresh, healthy ingredients which can be found anywhere, and with her easy recipes in your cooking arsenal, you’re bound to be able to level up any plant-based meal!

Minimalist Baker – Dana Shultz 


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 We can’t talk about the best plant-based desserts without mentioning the incredible Dana Shultz–the woman behind Minimalist Baker. Her world-renowned success comes from her famous, simple recipes which typically only require 10 ingredients or less, 1 bowl, or 30 minutes or less to prepare. She also posts a variety of delicious, gluten-free recipes that are simply too good to miss.

Shai Hayman


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 Looking to discover an amazing meat-eating experience without compromise? Redefine Meat’s very own Senior Chef and culinary expert Shai Hayman is a plant-based and alternative proteins pioneer! His philosophy is to integrate a wide range of cooking methods using REDEFINE MEAT™️ innovative product range to create breathtakingly delicious dishes.

Eddie Garza


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 VegNewss food editor and media personality, Eddie Garza, is known to harness his Mexican-American heritage and culinary expertise to create a variety of mouthwatering plant-based versions of classic dishes from all around the world. He also inspires his followers by sharing his incredible weight loss journey in his latest cookbook, which features 150 plant-powered recipes representing the 150 pounds he lost on his vegan journey.

Doug McNish


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International award-winning Executive Vegan Chef Doug McNish is a recipe mastermind, whose out-of-the-box ideas will often have you wondering, “How is this only made from plant-based ingredients?” What’s more, seeing his uplifting and easy-going spirit will surely brighten up your day!

Babette Davis


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This vegan chef, motivational speaker, and fitness fiend proves that building a healthy lifestyle whilst being on a plant-based diet is more convenient than ever. From her classic Vegan Chili to her unique Gumbo dish, Davis provides her followers with incredible vegan recipes that are both impressive and easy to make–now that’s a win in our books.

Summer Storm


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 Chef Summer Storm is known for her flavorful vegan recipes. In her blog, Garden Grub, she often posts  “copycat recipes,” which put her signature plant-based twist on some familiar and classic dishes like the famous cheese bagel sandwich, and even Pop-Tarts!

The Korean Vegan – Joanne Molinaro

 Joanne Molinaro is the face behind The Korean Vegan, a New York Times best-selling cookbook that has revolutionized classic Korean dishes. She’s as much of a storyteller as she is an incredible cook, and with over 600K followers on Instagram, she is a no-brainer to include on our list!


That’s a wrap! These were our picks for the best plant-based food chefs who prove that we can all enjoy great food without compromising on animal-based ingredients. 


We hope we inspired you to follow more plant-based creators and find out how to make some delicious, vegan-friendly meals at home.


About Redefine Meat

With an ever-growing market of alternative and sustainable proteins, came some innovative solutions that have meticulously replicated the delicious and complex meat-eating experience using quality plant-based ingredients and advanced technologies.


Redefine Meat, a leader in this industry, has created the first plant-based, commercially available steak, a feat considered technologically impossible until recent years. Having studied animal meat’s unique components, and perfected cutting-edge technologies, REDEFINE MEAT™️ provides a wide range of high-quality products that are just as delicious as the meat you already know and love. Working with Shai Hayman, their Executive Chef, alongside meat experts and world-renowned chefs such as Marco Pierre White, Ron Blaauw, and many more, REDEFINE MEAT™️ products behave incredibly similar to traditional animal meat. 


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Absolutely! The vegan community has a multitude of talented individuals who cater to all needs and tastes, with the top vegan chefs producing delicious dishes containing a wide range of flavors and textures, which often please those who aren’t vegan!

While vegans and vegetarians may not face official barriers when obtaining a culinary qualification, they might face challenges, like needing to cook meat without being able to taste it. Luckily, with the growing number of vegan and vegetarian restaurants around the world, it seems to be much more manageable for vegan chefs in the food industry.

There are lots of reasons to follow vegan food chefs, from plant-based recipe ideas and inspiration to lifestyle tips on how to incorporate veganism into your daily life.