Whether you’re into traditional bar food bites — a la fabulously seasoned french fries or not-pigs-in-a-blanket — amuse-bouches that aim to please in their all-natural vegan glory, or want to go all-out with surprising savory snack creations, head to The Bell House on Sunday, June 2 for the skint’s Vegan Cook-Off: Hors d'Oeuvres Competition. The event is open to 15-20 everyday chefs who have got the tapas to compete for the title of The Bestest, as voted for by judges and attendees. From dips and spreads to crostini and mini-sandwiches to sushi rolls, mock chicken wings, and beef-less BBQ and beyond, the Vegan Cook-Off is sure to be a bountiful buffet of goodness.
To help crown the lip-smacking savoriest of them all — and to award prizes, including $250 cash for first place — our judges:
- Terry Hope Romero - VegNews's Best Vegan Cookbook Author award three years in a row for Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook, amongst others
- NYC's beloved Blossom Restaurant Managing Partner Michael Parkin
- resident carnivore and BBQ master behind New York Magazine’s 5-star review of BrisketTown, Dan Delaney
- and host Bobby Phobia
Aspiring competitors should check the rules for details on how to apply. But if you just want to be fed and brush elbows with other local veggie seekers, tickets for The Vegan Cook-Off are $12 in advance and $15 at the door day of. Tickets sold out in advance the last time, so we recommend purchasing in advance to avoid missing out! And to wash down all the cruelty-free deliciousness, we'll be providing a list of vegan-friendly beer, wine, and liquor available for purchase.
The Vegan Cook-Off: Hors d'Oeuvres Competition
Sunday, June 2, 2013
The Bell House
149 7th Street, Brooklyn (directions)
Tickets $12 advance / $15 day of to eat and vote (includes a free raffle ticket)
Free to compete. Competitor applications
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