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Californian vegan chef and restaurateur Matthew Kenney will take part in a food festival in Russia next year.

The chef, who founded PLANTLAB Academy, will be part of the second IKRA mainstream foodie event which takes place between January 31 and February 4 in Sochi.

He will give a masterclass dedicated to innovations in veganism and plant-based cuisine.

‘Culinary heritage’

According to organizers: “The festival will explore Russia’s rich culinary heritage and evolving food culture, as well as the latest global food trends.

“The four-day gastronomic celebration pairs international celebrity chefs with local culinary talent.”

Kenney’s masterclass will focus on modern raw vegan cuisine, as well contemporary culinary techniques.

You can find out more about the eventhere

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