November Alum Spotlight: Tal Ronnen Posted November 4, 2015 Chef Tal Ronnen is one of today’s most celebrated vegan chefs. Having graduated from our Chef’s Training Program in 2004, Tal gained nationwide recognition in 2008, when he was recruited as the chef for Oprah Winfrey’s 21-day vegan cleanse. Since then, he has catered Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi’s wedding, Arianna Huffington’s party at the Democratic National Convention, and the first vegan dinner at the U.S. Senate. His popular Los Angeles restaurant, Crossroads, has been operating for several years, and his newest cookbook of the same name went on sale last month. Check out these recent features about our talented grad! Photo by Elizabeth Daniels How to Make Tal Ronnen’s Savoury Smoked White Bean Hummus, via Forbes Tal Ronnen, Roberto Martin and More: 4 Vegan Chefs to Know [Video], via The Braiser This Brandy-Spiked Recipe Will Change the Way You Think About Applesauce, via InStyle Chickpeas, in flour form, power another versatile, easy dinner, via The Washington Post This Plant-Based Cheeseburger Just Raised $108 Million, via Huffington Post Way to go, Tal!