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Doug McNish

Chef Doug McNish is a vegan chef with a fierce commitment to health and organics.

Chef McNish is driven to create beautiful and delicious food that is healthy, organic, and vegan, in his efforts to challenge mainstream thought on diet and ethics. Everything he crafts is inspired by the highest quality plant-based ingredients, grown by conscious farmers. In his hometown of Toronto, he serves fresh food and inspiration out of my Public Kitchen, and he is a proud vendor at the thriving Evergreen Brickworks Farmers’ Market. He makes television and online appearances, contributes to print outlets and consults for and collaborates with emerging and successful brands.

After writing three cookbooks in three years, he has over one thousand cooked and raw vegan recipes in circulation. His first book — Eat Raw, Eat Well, 400 Raw: Vegan and Gluten-Free Recipes — received the award for Best Vegetarian Cookbook in the World, 2012 by the World Gourmand Cookbook Awards held in Paris, France.

His cookbooks, colouring books, “Kale is the New Beef” signature t-shirts, snacks and more available at