The organisers of Plant Powered Expo are thrilled to welcome on board Derek Sarno – renowned chef-director of Plant-Based Innovation for Tesco PLC, and developer/co-Founder of Wicked Kitchen – at their event on Saturday February 1st 2020 at Olympia London.
Derek leads Tesco’s plant-based team and the initiative to bring delicious, unpretentious vegan foods to mainstream market. Derek is also lead developer of Tesco’s NEW own label brand, Plant Chef. Derek and his brother Chad are the founders of Wicked Healthy, LLC, and Good Catch Foods.
Prior to Tesco, Derek served as the Senior Global Executive Chef for Whole Foods Market, where he oversaw global recipe development for the company’s prepared foods department, worked with suppliers and leadership to develop and promote plant-based foods across the organisation, and served as Culinary Director for the Whole Foods Academy for Conscious Leadership.
Derek is a serial entrepreneur, founding several award-winning restaurants and food service companies in the United States. Derek also served as resident Chef & Gardener at a Tibetan Buddhist monastery and retreat centre in upstate New York. Derek is the co-author of the Whole Foods Market Diet cookbook, and the Wicked Healthy Cookbook.
Plant Powered Expo
Derek will be speaking on the Saturday part of the show, which takes place over the weekend February 1st 2nd 2020 at Olympia London (National Hall). Exact times and locations of Derek’s sessions will be confirmed in the coming weeks.
Plant Powered Expo consists of 235 exhibitors, 12 featured areas and 100 guest speakers. Advance tickets are now on sale at the link here with a BUY ONE GET TWO FREE offer running for limited periods only.