Singapore Vegan Festival Returns on 27 August For Fourth Edition

All about sustainable healthy food options and food innovations for…
By: Ria Mirano
August 16, 2022

The Singapore Vegan Festival, organised by EatRoamLive annually, returns for its fourth edition on 27 August at Raffles City Convention Centre. 

The central theme of the festivals is all about sustainable healthy food options and food innovations for the future along with a stellar lineup of local and international chefs and speakers. During the festival, you can expect masterclasses from esteemed chefs, informative panel discussions, networking sessions, interactive workshops, and a variety of vegan food, drink, and shopping choices – all in one place. The Singapore Vegan Festival runs from 27 August until 04 September, featuring vegan food tours and unique vegan menu products in selected restaurants.

What to Expect in the Singapore Vegan Festival 2022

Chef Masterclasses

BBQ Pulled Mushroom Burgers | Photo from Singapore Vegan Festival

Visitors can look forward to attending and learning straight from local and international chefs. The lineup includes:

  • Michelin Bib Gourmand Chef Kaesavan (Lagnaa, Barefoot Dining)
  • Peruvian Chefs Tamara Chavez and Daniel Chavez (Canchita)
  • Chef Vincent Wong (Shangri-la Hotels Singapore)
  • Singapore Hawkerpreneurs Wayne Tan and Agatha Teo (Living Wholesome)
  • Australian culinary author Cherie Tu

Other changemakers are also present to lead the future of food. Chef masterclasses will happen on 27 August with classes happening all day starting at 11:00am. 

Vegan Market and Food Village

Kombynation | Photo from Singapore Vegan Festival

Get ready to fill both your carts and bellies at the Vegan Market! From local to international brands available, you can explore a plethora of gourmet and lifestyle choices. It’s a great way to support local independent brands and businesses in the market. 

Additional brands have joined in this year’s market such as Angie’s Tempeh, Dr Trouble, Singapore, Kombynation, Oatside, Marylebone, Pure The Winery, Talula Hill Farm, and The Vegetarian Butcher. 

Fresh produce from GoFarm & Green Kitchen | Photo from Singapore Vegan Festival

On the other side, at the Food Village, visitors of the festival can discover more food choices, special menu items, and more. GoFarm, in partnership with Green Kitchen, offers to spotlight fresh local produce featured in delicious dishes. Find a vegan alternative to familiar dishes like sushi, mee siam, and Korean bibibamp from SupremeVege’s. 

In addition to that, visitors can expect Ahimsa Cafe, Shahi Maharani, FABA Foods, GoodFoodPeople by Salad Stop!, Planty of Love and Locaba to return to the festival. 

Meet the Changemakers

Curious to learn more about the future of food and how we can overhaul the food systems for the sake of the planet? Catch the inspiring panellists who will answer the call for change and redefine the protein industry. These speakers will share their valuable experiences, insights, and knowledge in creating a kinder, more sustainable world.

Meet the lineup of panellists for the Singapore Vegan Festival 2022:

  • Seb Alex (Lebanon), Animal rights advocate, Lecturer, Photojournalist and Author
  • Dr. Andy Kusumo (Singapore), Founder and CEO of Dynameat
  • Max Rye (US), Co-founder and Chief Strategist of TurtleTree Labs 
  • Mihir Pershad (Singapore), Chief Executive Officer of Umami Meats

Complimentary Workshops for TicketHolders

Seb Alex (Lebanon) | Photo from Singapore Vegan Festival

Visitors who purchase a ticket at the festival are entitled to various workshops available. The workshops vary from discussing healthy eating habits to creating simple vegan snacks. 

Ticketholders can look forward to attending the following workshops:

  • Mindful Eating With Jolie Michelle Ow 

Learn to have a deeper connection with food and enjoy the benefits of being present while eating. Reconnect the senses, improve focus, and manage stress through taking over a meal. Aside from that, take home useful tips on mindful eating you can incorporate in your daily life. 

  • Cupcake Decoration with NikkiBakes

A great fun activity for kids, the cupcake decorating session teaches children how to frost and decorate cupcakes.

  • Healthy ‘Ferrero Rocher’ Truffle with The Clean Addicts

Learn how to create a healthy, vegan Ferrero Rocher while also learning how to incorporate superfoods into tasty desserts. Discover the benefits of going dairy-free, gluten-free, and using refined sugar.

  • Our Plate and the Planet

Families alike will enjoy this interactive session about the direct correlation between our diets and the future of the planet. The talk will also discuss climate change, food sustainability, and how changes in what we eat can contribute to impacting the planet. 

Ticketing Details

Price:$15 (excluding platform booking fees)
Date:27 August – 04 September 2022
Inclusions:– Access to all expert panels, workshops for kids and wellness, and talks
– Access to Vegan Market with the special dishes from over 8 partner restaurants
– Access to Food Village with over 25 local and international vendors

For complete details on the ticketing, masterclasses, restaurant partners, panellists, and workshops, please visit the official Singapore Vegan Festival website here. Schedules and lineups are subject to change.

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