VegFest September 3, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 6:00PM
Pack Square Park
121 College Street
Asheville, NC 28801

Award Winning PBS Chef Laura Theodore (AKA the Jazzy Vegetarian), shares all you need to know to embrace cost-saving, healthy, and delicious plant-based meals into your weekly menu plan. Laura shares how you and your family can easily and economically create vegan, plant-based meals to be savored by any foodie, whether omnivore, vegetarian, or vegan, offering every cook an easy, fresh approach to compassionate, mindful, and healthy eating.

Laura Theodore is a recognized public television personality, vegan chef, radio host, cookbook author, and award-winning actor and recording artist. Laura is the on-camera host of the highly successful, Jazzy Vegetarian plant-based cooking series on public television, going into it’s Sixth Season on September 15th, 2017. She is host of the popular podcast radio show, Jazzy Vegetarian Radio, (now in its ninth year).
Ms. Theodore is author of three cookbooks, including Laura Theodore's Vegan-Ease, Jazzy Vegetarian Classics, and Jazzy Vegetarian. Her new book: Jazzy Vegetarian’s Deliciously Vegan, will be released in March of 2018. Laura is recipient of the Taste Award for Best Health and Fitness Program (Food and Diet), and she was recently inducted into the Taste Hall of Fame.
Laura has made guest appearances on ABC, NBC, CBS and FOX, and featured on The Talk on CBS, Insider/Entertainment Tonight (HBO Red Carpet), News 4-NBC, Fox News 8, The Better Show (BVN) and the WCBS Health & Wellbeing Report. Laura has been featured in the New York Times, New York Daily News, Mother Earth Living, VegNews, Family Circle, Readers Digest, PBS Food, Naked Food and Healthy Aging, among other highly respected news, food and lifestyle-related journals.
A critically acclaimed singer and songwriter, Laura has recorded six solo CDs, including Tonight's the Night, which received a “Musician Magazine Award.” and her CD release with the late, great Joe Beck entitled Golden Earrings, was selected to appear on the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards list in the category of “Best Jazz Vocal Album
With her love for good food, compassion for animals and enthusiasm for great music, multi-talented author Laura Theodore truly is the Jazzy Vegetarian.