PRESS INVITATION: Who are the best vegetable restaurants and companies in the world?

PRESS INVITATION: Who are the best vegetable restaurants and companies in the world?

We’re Smart® Awards 2020 | Monday 21 September 2020 | 09:30-10:30 | Online event

We're Smart® Green Guide, the reference in the culinary world of fruit and vegetables, announces the best vegetable restaurants in the world on 21st September. Each year, We're Smart® awards chefs and companies that work toward healthy, sustainable, innovative and ecological food. 

We cordially invite you to attend the online ceremony of the We’re Smart® Awards 2020 from the front row. Frank Fol, the renowned Vegetable Chef®, and presenter Ilse De Vis will present the following awards: 

  • The We’re Smart® Future Awards 2020 for companies: 
    • Communication of the Year 
    • Medium of the Year
    • Innovation of the Year
    • Product of the Year
    • Project of the Year
    • Special Future Award
  • The We’re Smart® Best Vegetables Restaurants in Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Peru, Russia, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States.
  • The 10 Best Vegetables Restaurants from the We're Smart® TOP 100 in the world, with the announcement of the new number 1.
  • The We’re Smart® Person of the Year Award 

Several top chefs including Xavier Pellicer, René Mathieu and Michaël Vrijmoed will be present at the live award show and will exclusively share their vision on the culinary world of fruit and vegetables.

"Fruit and vegetables are increasingly prominent in restaurant menus worldwide. That is a good thing because they are nutritious, healthy, tasty and good for the environment. With We're Smart ® we carry out the ‘Think Vegetables! Think Fruit!’ vision and we award restaurants with at least 35% fruit and vegetables in their dishes.” - Frank Fol, founder of We're Smart®

Frank Fol, The Vegetables Chef®
Frank Fol, The Vegetables Chef®

Earlier this year We're Smart® already announced the World’s Best Vegetarian and Best Vegan Restaurant, Culina Hortus (FR) and Vanilla Black (UK).

Practical information
Monday 21 September 2020 
From 9.30 am to 10.30 am
-> Online Facebook Event: register your presence in advance via this link 

Follow the We’re Smart® Facebook Page and Frank Fol's YouTube Channel for the latest updates and announcements.

We look forward to seeing you online on September 21st!
We’re Smart®


Would you like to interview The Vegetable Chef® Frank Fol or one of the winners? Please contact Nathalie Claessens.

Nathalie Claessens
Nathalie Claessens Press contact We're smart

Winners previous edition
Future Awards 2019
- Best Vegetables Restaurants 2019

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About We're Smart® World

We’re Smart® World is the undisputed worldwide culinary reference when it comes to fruit and vegetables. The brainchild of Frank Fol, The Vegetables Chef®, the organisation recognises and promotes individuals, restaurants and other businesses that put fruit and vegetables centre stage in the world of food. 

Published annually, the culinary We’re Smart® Green Guide showcases the world’s leading ‘fruit and vegetable’ restaurants (restaurants committed to an innovative approach and exceptional taste combinations with vegetables) and ranks them from 1 to 5 “Radishes”. The annual We’re Smart® Awards recognise the year’s best restaurants and organisations. 

The We’re Smart® Academy offers the world’s best ‘fruit and vegetable’ chefs a forum for sharing their knowledge in healthy, ecological food. These are just some of the ways in which We’re Smart® World contributes to nurturing a healthy, sustainable and ecological world. We're Smart® World was chosen by the Belgian government as one of the official SDG Voices: designated ambassadors of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. 

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