Tal Ronnen is one of the most celebrated vegan chefs working today. He prepared meals for Oprah Winfrey's 21-day vegan cleanse in 2008 and has since catapulted to fame, catering Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi's vegan wedding and writing the best-selling cookbook "The Conscious Cook". He is also a consulting chef at Lyfe Kitchen in California and at the Wynn and Encore hotels in Las Vegas.
Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi are among the most famous and vocal vegans in Hollywood. They are set to open a vegan restaurant in LA, and Ellen has launched her own blog, Going Vegan with Ellen, with recipes and tips for switching to a cruelty-free lifestyle. The couple is often credited with bringing veganism into the mainstream consciousness.