Check Out the Vegan Food the Stars Will Be Eating After the Oscars

Published by Michelle Kretzer.

Whether for their health, for animals, or for the environment, everyone is going vegan these days. So it’s only fitting that Hollywood’s biggest night is going vegan as well! PETA asked Wolfgang Puck, the renowned chef behind the Governors Ball (the Academy Awards’ official after-party) to share what five-star animal-free fare he’ll be serving at the celebration. So here’s the list of mouthwatering dishes that all the biggest names in show business will be holding next to their Oscar statuettes:

  • Avocado Tostadas with Crunch Cabbage and Chipotle Glaze
  • Wild Mushroom Potsticker, Black Truffle Ponzu
  • Mini Taro Root Taco with Miso Glazed Eggplant and Smoked Soy Mushrooms
  • Heirloom Carrot “Tartare,” Pickled Mustard Seed, Horseradish, Sunchoke Bark

Audrey Ma for Wolfgang Puck Catering

  • Opal Apple “Summer Roll,” Cucumber, Shiso, Pomegranate Pearl
  • Frozen Golden Beets, Almond Custard, Meyer Lemon, Ice Lettuce
  • Torchio Pasta, Arugula, Tomato, Caper Berries, Aleppo Pepper, Black Olive Oil, Basil Flower

Audrey Ma for Wolfgang Puck Catering

  • Tropical Pavlova with Macerated Jackfruit and Dragon Fruit
  • Coconut-Chocolate Bar
  • Hawaiian Superfood Spheres
  • Red Velvet Whoopie Pies
  • Cashew Vanilla Tiramisu
  • Tropical Halo-Halo
  • Sunflower Raspberry Macaron
  • Chocolate and Sea Salt Cookies

Many of the Academy’s most talented members—including Joaquin Phoenix, Elliot Page, Jared Leto, Jessica Chastain, Natalie Portman, Ruby Rose, Maggie Q, Chloë Grace Moretz, Jessica Lange, Michelle Pfeiffer, Liam Hemsworth, and Tobey Maguire—say that eating humanely has helped them become so successful. And it’s possible that more stars will go home from the Academy Awards with a winning new lifestyle.

Want to whip up some creative vegan fare for your Oscars viewing party? Check out some of PETA’s favorite recipes.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind