Le Vegan Week

We are hosting the first ever “Le Vegan Week,” a week designed to support local restaurants and create a fun Covid-friendly event where people can enjoy a feast of vegan dishes, support the local restaurant scene, and support a local charity too! The theme is “vegan comfort food” so while it is chilly outside in Winnipeg this week can warm people up by trying something new and supporting local businesses. Voting will take place all week long on the VegFest website and a winner will be announced at the end of the week.

From January 17 – 23, 2021 a host of local restaurants have whipped up delicious vegan menu items especially for Le Vegan Week. Each restaurant has contributed a participation fee of $50 and all proceeds will be going to The Good Place, a local animal sanctuary.

Eat from your favourite places or choose something new! Enjoy a delicious meal and then vote for your favourites! Vote for your favourite dish here. After voting please consider making a donation to The Good Place: Farm Rescue & Sanctuary.

 

VOTE HERE

LE VEGAN WEEK 2021 PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS 

Acorn Cafe

Affinity Vegetarian Garden

Amsterdam Tea Room

Banh Mi King

Bernstein’s Deli

Chaise Cafe

Charisma of India

Deer & Almond

Dug & Betty’s

Eadha Bread

Fionn MacCool’s

PF Chang’s

Fruit de la Vie

Harman’s Cafe

Hildegard’s Bakery

JC’s Tacos and More

Joy Coffee Bar

KYU Grill

Marion Street Eatery

MoNUTs

One Great City Brewing Co.

Oxbow

Pasquale’s Italian Restaurant

Rebel Pizza

Pizzeria Gusto

Roughage Eatery

Sushi Cushi

Thyme Cafe

Thermea

The Good Lands Cafe

The Mighty Kiwi Juice Bar & Eatery

The Oakwood Bistro

The Roost

The Velvet Glove

Verde Juice Bar

Yafa Cafe

Yen Kitchen

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)

We’ve been getting questions on how Le Vegan Week works. If your question isn’t answered here, please message us directly!

WHAT IS LE VEGAN WEEK?

Le Vegan Week is a celebration of vegan cuisine. This is the first of what will become an annual event. The VegFest team wanted to boost the spirits of the local vegan community, support local restaurants, fundraise for a local animal sanctuary, and encourage everyone in Winnipeg to try something new and tasty! In 2021, Le Vegan Week runs from January 17 to 23. The theme is comfort food.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

Local restaurants have paid a fee to join Le Vegan Week. You can participate by ordering from our lineup of restaurants, voting for you favourite dish, choosing to make a donation to The Good Place: Farm Rescue & Sanctuary, and by entering in the photo competition. Keep reading for details.

HOW TO ORDER

Go to winnipegvegfest.ca/lvw to check out all the participating restaurants. Contact the restaurant directly to order, and for pick up and delivery options.

HOW TO VOTE

You can vote for your favourite dish at winnipegvegfest.ca/lvw. Voting closes midnight January 23, 2021. The dish with the most votes wins.

HOW TO DONATE

When you vote you can choose to make a donation to The Good Place: Farm Rescue & Sanctuary. See below for a message from them.

HOW TO ENTER THE PHOTO CONTEST

A best photo contest is being held on Instagram. Take a photo of a Le Vegan Week dish, and/or you enjoying it and tag it #leveganweek2021 to be entered to win a VegFest carrot cake from Sweet as Sinnamon!

Contest closes January 24. 2021 at midnight.

 

And we have a WINNER!

HUGE congratulations to Roughage Eatery for their winning entry: the French Vegan Dip! 🌟 This incredible dish handily won top honours in Winnipeg’s first-ever Le Vegan Week contest! Bravo to the talented and hard-working team at Roughage Eatery for putting their time, effort, heart, and soul into a mouth-watering sensation! 🙌
Also, we’re thrilled to announce the runner-up for Le Vegan Week 2021: Banh Mi King! Their Vegan Roast Pork Belly with Rice was a big hit! Congrats to the good people at Banh Mi King for their passion and creativity! 🔥
Friends, we are thrilled to say that the competition for Winnipeg’s first-ever Le Vegan Week was INTENSE.💥 We wanted to give you guys something to be excited about. 😁 We wanted to support our local restaurant scene. We wanted to help out a local animal sanctuary. 🥰 We honestly didn’t know what to expect. To our pleasant surprise, this event turned out to be far bigger and far better than our wildest imaginations.🤩
We want to offer our sincere & heartfelt thanks to the phenomenal restaurants that participated in Le Vegan Week.👏 Your dishes have taken vegan cuisine to a new level. And we wish to thank everyone for turning out in massive numbers & supporting this event. 🥰 You’ve shown that vegan cuisine is here to stay!
Peace, love, & compassion,
The VegFest Team
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