Think you’ve got the best Vegan recipe chef?

Send us your best vegan recipe this Veganuary and you could win a weekend for two in Stockholm. This great prize includes flights, and accommodation. What’s more, once you’re there we’ll pick up the tab for up to £500 worth of restaurant bills, so you can really immerse yourself in the city’s vibrant and diverse food scene. You’ll also get your winning dish professionally photographed and published on Seed-bank -  our online resource for all dishes vegan and vegetarian. So, what’s stopping you? Get cracking and knock the socks off us with your very best vegan dish.


What do you need to do?

Take a quick photo of your dish

  1. Write up your recipe including ingredients list and method
  2. Email photo and recipe to
  3. Include your name, job title (i.e. Head Chef/ Sous Chef) and name and address of the establishment you work at

 Deadline to receive entries is Friday 8th February.

 Entries will be judged by Chef Paul Gayler MBE and Vegetarian Express Co-Founder, Will Matier.



Terms & Conditions

Competition open to UK based chefs only. Entries must be received by Friday 8th February 2019. The winning dish will be chosen by Chef Paul Gayler MBE and Vegetarian Express Co-founder, Will Matier.

Vegetarian Express, Veganuary, best Vegan Recipe competition Terms and Conditions:

  1. The Vegetarian Express, Veganuary, best Vegan Recipe competition is open to all UK based chefs, excluding employees of the Vegetarian Express, their immediate families or anyone professionally connected to the competition.
  2. The competition begins on Mon 17th December 2018 and ends on Friday 8th February. Entries submitted outside the competition period will not be eligible to win a prize.
  3. To enter the competition, entrants must email a photo of their dish, full recipe including ingredients list and method, plus their contact details, job title and place of work. Entrants must follow these steps in order to be eligible to enter.
  4. The Promoter takes no responsibility for entries which are delayed or lost due to technical reasons or which are incomplete entries, or errors arising from computable functions, viruses, bugs or other causes outside the Promoter’s control. Proof of transmission of an entry will not be accepted as proof of receipt by the Promoter.
  5. Only one entry is allowed per person. The winner shall be the owner of the email account that sent the winning entry.  
  6. The winner will be notified ASAP after the closing date via email or telephone call.
  7. We may disqualify your competition entry for the following reasons: your entry does not comply with these Terms and Conditions; you are not eligible to enter the Competition; or you cannot be contacted. In the event of disqualification, we may select a new winner in accordance with the selection process outlined below.
  8. One winner will be selected by Chef Paul Gayler MBE, based on his assessment of your recipe, including use of ingredients, presentation, dish composition.
  9. Entrants must follow all the steps outlined above to be eligible to enter.
  10. The prize will be a weekend for 2 in Stockholm. This includes flights up to maximum value of £300 combined, hotel accommodation up to a maximum value of £500 and £500 to spend on restaurants and food during your stay. Your dish will also be professionally photographed, and your dish and recipe added to Vegetarian Express’s Seed-bank website. You will be given hi-resolution copies of the photography for your personal use only. Vegetarian Express will retain all rights for usage of the photography and use of the recipe on Seed-bank. There will be no cash alternative. 
  11. The Promoter shall use and take care of any personal information you supply to it in accordance with data protection legislation. By entering the competition, you agree to the collection, retention, usage and distribution of your personal information in order to process and contact you about your entry.
  12. The Promoter reserves the right to cancel the award of the prize in the event of the non-compliance by any winner with this Terms and Conditions.
  13. Entry is deemed as acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.
  14. Promoter: Vegetarian Express