July 10th - 13th • Westin LAX Hotel
5400 W Century Blvd in Los Angeles, CA

AR2013 Lunch & Dinner Menus

Delicious lunch and dinner buffets will be served in Terrace East during the Conference. The meals are vegan (completely free of all animal products)! The buffet prices reflect a $2 discount that we will provide; attendees will recieve $2 coupons in their registration bag.

Addtionally, the hotel restaurant (located on the main level) will also include vegan options  on their menu for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. View their special menu here.

We'll also be serving free morning snacks in Terrace East between 8am - 8:45am and at our evening networking receptions between 9:30pm - 11pm.

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Thursday Dinner, June 27th, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Room: Terrace East

Dinner Buffet: $17.00* (see note below)

Salad Bar: Fresh field greens tossed with baby spinach with toppings to include hummus, tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, yellow & green squash, beets, garbanzo beans, and kidney beans.

Soup Du Jour: Vegan Italian wedding soup

Entree:

Whole wheat penne puttanesca with artichoke & tomato coulis
Roasted rosemary & herb yukon gold potatoes
Vegan "chicken" breast with wild mushroom ragout
Roasted vegetable medley garnished with pimento & chopped parsley
Whole wheat rolls with olive oil garlic & herb infusion
Spiced iced tea with fresh lemons

A la carte:

Coffee, tea ($3.00 per cup)
Fresh fruit salad with berries ($4.00 each)

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Friday Lunch, June 28th, 1:30pm - 2:20pm

Room: Terrace East

Lunch Buffet: $14.00

Caesar salad with garlic croutons, chopped romaine, & roasted garlic-lemon dressing
Roasted sweet corn & black bean salad with chipotle chilies & lime
Salad with orange segments, red onion, sun dried tomato, sunflower seeds, & jucama with a toasted cumin vinaigrette
Grilled vegetable medley with ancho chile powder and lime
Marinated and grilled "beef" & "chicken" fajitas with charred sweet peppers & onions
Mexican rice pilaf
Crispy fried yuca with garlic-parsley dust
Refried beans
Chef's Choice of Dessert

A la carte:

Sandwich Du Jour: $8.00

Grilled veggie wrap with olive oil & hummus rolled in a spinach tortilla with fruit cup

Salad: $7.00

Grilled marinated tofu on a bed of dark green with sunflower seeds, apples, roma tomatoes, cucumber & choice of dressing.

Fresh fruit salad with berries: $4.00

Additions:

Coffee, tea ($2.00 per cup)
Bottled water ($3.00)
Soda ($3.75)
Whole fruit ($2.00 per piece)

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Friday Dinner, June 28th, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Room: Terrace East

Dinner Buffet: $17.00

Salad bar: Fresh field greens, radicchio, romaine with toppings to include hummus, tomatoes, cucumbers, beets, chickpeas, black & green olives, red onions

Soup du jour: Shitake Broth

Entree:

Szechuan tofu
Stir-fry vegetable medley
Baby bok choy with sesame oil
Roasted potatos with skins
Whole wheat rolls with olive oil garlic & herb infusion
Spiced iced tea with fresh lemons

A la carte:

Fresh fruit salad with berries ($4.00 each)
Coffee, tea ($2.00 per cup)

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Saturday Lunch, June 29th, 1:30pm - 2:20pm

Room: Terrace East

Lunch Buffet: $14.00

Salad bar with assorted toppings to include tomatoes, cucumbers, chickpeas, sunflower seeds, fried tofu croutons, and olives.

Soup du jour: Indian Vegan Mulligatawny

Entrees:

Okra with onions and tomatoes
Curried cauliflower & potatoes
Red kidney beans with Indian spcies

A la carte:

Sandwich Du Jour: $8.00

Grilled veggie wrap with olive oil & hummus in a spinach tortilla with fruit cup

Salad: $6.00

Grilled marinated tofu on a bed of dark greens with orange segments, almonds, onions, etc.

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Saturday, June 29th - Awards Banquet (special menu)

Room: Plaza Ballroom

The Awards Banquet is a great way to connect with other attendees, enjoy a gourmet vegan meal featuring Match Meat, and witness the historic Activist Award ceremonies. If you have not pre-purchased your ticket, we'll be selling a limited number on site at the registration desk for $35.

Plated Gourmet Dinner:

Fresh Bread with Olive Oil & Herbs for Dipping
Fresh Field Greens with Cranberries & Spiced Walnuts, Extra Virgin Olive Oil & Balsamic Infusion
Grilled Match Meat Chick'n Cutlet with Thyme, Peppermint, Onions with Mushroom Sauce
Steamed Rice & Fresh Vegetable Medley
Chocolate Tulip with Soy Ice Cream & Fresh Berries
Spiced Ice Tea w/ Fresh Lemons
Coffee or Hot Tea with Soymilk & Sugar in the Raw

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Sunday Lunch, June 30th, 1:30pm - 2:20pm

Room: Terrace East

Lunch Buffet: $14.00

Curried lentil soup
Clear vegetable broth with julienne vegetables
Cracked wheat salad with cucumber, tomato, parsley, lemon & olive oil
Tri color pasta & roasted vegetable salad with calamata olives & pesto
Classic green salad with garden vegetables and two vinaigrettes

A la carte:

Sandwich Du Jour: $8.00

Grilled veggie wrap with olive oil & hummus in a spinach tortilla with fruit cup

Salad: $6.00

Grilled marinated tofu on a bed of dark greens with orange segments, almonds, onions, etc.

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Sunday Dinner, June 30th 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Room: Terrace East

Dinner Buffet: $17.00

Salad bar: Fresh field greens, escarole, radicchio, romaine with toppings to include hummus, roma tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, sunflower seeds, beets, garbanzo beans, kidney beans, and nuts

Soup Du Jour: Barley with mushrooms & dill

Szechuan veggie "beef" stir-fry
Jerk style tofu with tri-color pepper and onions
Baked mashed yams with skins
Corn on the cob & baked black beans
Vegan artisan rolls
Spiced iced tea with fresh lemons

A la carte:

Fresh fruit salad with berries ($4.00 each)
Coffee, tea ($2.00 per cup)

 

*Note: Buffet prices reflect a $2 discount that we will provide. Attendees will receive $2-off coupons in registration bags. Additional coupons may be picked up at the registration table.