A pioneering plant-based chef, Derek, together with brother Chad, co-founded Wicked Healthy, an inspirational plant-based food blog. Derek will be sharing the philosophy behind Wicked Healthy and his thoughts and ideas for the rapidly growing plant based food movement.
Derek was formerly the Senior Global Executive Chef for Whole Foods Market, has owned several critically acclaimed restaurants and catering businesses, founded a sustainable farm and spent several formative years as a farmer and chef at an international Tibetan Buddhist monastery located in upstate New York. He is also a mushroom and squirrel whisperer and, most recently, a fox whisperer.
Derek will be speaking on the second day of the Congress where the focus will be exploring Plant Based Cuisine, Classic & Modern French, Antipodean Fusion, Italian & Spanish Small Plates, European-Asian Fusion, Modern Indian, Japanese Soul Food and Modern Australian Cuisine.
Derek Sarno is one of the many great speakers and names that will be running demonstrations at our Culinary Congress 2018, running over 5th and 6th June at Hawker House, Canada Street, London. The congress is a two-day exploration of trendsetting cuisines and culinary innovation, brought to life by the world's best chefs, mixologists and innovators with a trend narrative from thefoodpeople – a first for the UK. Find out more
here, and get your tickets before they're gone.