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Coming Soon: The Chattanooga Vegan Chef Challenge

See local chefs compete for the most creative + delicious plant-based menu options during the inaugural Chattanooga Vegan Chef Challenge.

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Try out new menu items from some of your favorite Chattanooga restaurants.

Photo by Karen Culp via Chattanooga Tourism Co.

Calling all our plant-based readers (or those curious about eating vegan), get ready to enjoy new local food offerings during the month of July.

Enter: The inaugural Chattanooga Vegan Chef Challenge, where local chefs will compete for the most creative + delicious plant-based menu options.

These month-long competitions are brought to you by the global nonprofit Vegan Outreach. So how does it work? It’s as easy as eat, go, and vote.

The challenge will begin on Monday, July 1, and run through Wednesday, July 31. Folks have the month to head to the participating restaurants to try out the dishes + vote online for their favorites.

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Who takes home the winning titles? That will be up to you.

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Here are the participating restaurants (with more to be announced):

  • Bluegrass Grill | Southern-style breakfast + lunch
  • Calliope | Modern Levantine cusine
  • Monkey Town Brewing Co. | Sandwiches, wraps, burgers, tacos + entrees
  • Wanderlinger Brewing Co. | Shareables, sandwiches + ramen
  • Little Coyote | Barbecue, tortillas + sides served family-style
  • Attack of the Tatsu | Izakaya + ramen
  • Black Creek Club | Southern handhelds + seasonal specials
  • Carving Rock Kitchen | Gluten-free fare + pastries
  • Street Quesadilla Food Truck | Quesadillas, burritos + tacos
  • Honey Seed | American fare + Montreal-style bagels
  • High Rail | Handhelds, pizza + starters
  • The Bitter Alibi | Starters, bowls + handhelds
  • Stevarinos Italian Eatery & Pub | Italian pizza, subs + appetizers

Bonus: Sign-ups are still open for chefs who are interested in participating in the challenge.

The winning dishes will be announced in August, so make sure to follow the Instagram account to see who ends up taking the crown.

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