Sweet Pea Plant Based Kitchen – Ryan Jennings

In this episode of the Food About Town podcast, Chris Lindstrom sits down with Chef Ryan Jennings of Sweet Pea Plant-Based Kitchen. Ryan shares his journey from high-end dining to running Rochester’s only plant-based meal delivery service. They discuss the challenges and triumphs of starting a business, the importance of building relationships with local vendors, and the benefits of a whole food, plant-based diet.

Ryan dives deep into the ethos behind Sweet Pea, explaining how they create nutrient-dense, delicious meals that cater to various dietary needs. They also explore the creative process behind some of Sweet Pea’s standout dishes, like their lentil bolognese and plant-based carbonara, which draw inspiration from multiple cuisines to deliver unique and flavorful experiences.

Whether you’re a seasoned vegan or just curious about plant-based eating, this episode offers valuable insights and mouth-watering ideas. Plus, learn about the incredible work of InterVol, a local charity that Ryan supports through cooking classes and events.

Mentioned in this episode:

Sweet Pea Plant-Based Kitchen

Website: sweetpeaplantbased.com


Website: intervol.org

Lunchador Podcast Network

Website: lunchador.org

Don’t miss out on this insightful and delicious episode of Food About Town!

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