Vegan dishes are displayed at Fresh & Raw: A Vegan Dinner hosted by Matthew Kenney, Daphne Cheng and Tyler Kord as a part of the Bank of America Dinner Series during the Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival at the Park Lane Hotel, New York, the US. Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for NYCWFF Vegan dishes are displayed at Fresh & Raw: A Vegan Dinner hosted by Matthew Kenney, Daphne Cheng and Tyler Kord as a part of the Bank of America Dinner Series during the Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival at the Park Lane Hotel, New York, the US. Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for NYCWFF
Vegan dishes are displayed at Fresh & Raw: A Vegan Dinner hosted by Matthew Kenney, Daphne Cheng and Tyler Kord as a part of the Bank of America Dinner Series during the Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival at the Park Lane Hotel, New York, the US. Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for NYCWFF

Why vegan food is the future: chef Matthew Kenney puts his faith in plant-based menus as Covid-19 takes its toll on restaurants

  • Kenney recently opened vegetarian restaurants in California, New York, and Buenos Aires as he bets on growth in plant-based food and snaps up good real estate
  • Notable investors such as Saudi prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal and tech entrepreneur Kyle Vogt have backed Kenney’s efforts to expand

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Vegan dishes are displayed at Fresh & Raw: A Vegan Dinner hosted by Matthew Kenney, Daphne Cheng and Tyler Kord as a part of the Bank of America Dinner Series during the Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival at the Park Lane Hotel, New York, the US. Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for NYCWFF Vegan dishes are displayed at Fresh & Raw: A Vegan Dinner hosted by Matthew Kenney, Daphne Cheng and Tyler Kord as a part of the Bank of America Dinner Series during the Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival at the Park Lane Hotel, New York, the US. Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for NYCWFF
Vegan dishes are displayed at Fresh & Raw: A Vegan Dinner hosted by Matthew Kenney, Daphne Cheng and Tyler Kord as a part of the Bank of America Dinner Series during the Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival at the Park Lane Hotel, New York, the US. Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for NYCWFF
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