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Chef Gaz Oakley – known to his many followers on social media as Avant Garde Vegan – was recently listed as the UK’s most influential vegan creator.

The foodie, who has some exciting projects coming at the end of the month, including a book and a supper club at Harvey Nichols, shares lots of information about food but rarely talks about himself online.

In this exclusive video, he sat down with PBN’s Founder Klaus Mitchell to talk about his own vegan story – as well as how he deals with the pressure of his hectic diary.

You canwatch the full interview on YouTube here

Maria Chiorando

Maria is a news and features writer for Plant Based News. As a former magazine editor, newspaper reporter, and features writer, her work has been published by The Guardian, The Huffington Post, and various regional newspapers, as well as Vegan Life magazine and Vegan Trade Journal. She has interviewed a huge range of people, from Prime Ministers to authors, activists, pop stars and actors, and enjoys the varied range of topics writing for PBN allows her to tackle. She was previously the editor of Plant Based News for over 3 years.