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Australia's First Vegan Hotel Restaurant Opens in March

New eatery Alibi—featuring a menu developed by vegan restaurateur Matthew Kenney—will occupy the ground floor of Ovolo Hotel in Sydney.

Vegan eatery Alibi will open in March on the ground floor of the Ovolo Hotel in Sydney—making it the first hotel in Australia to house an entirely plant-based restaurant. The concept is being developed in partnership with famed vegan chef and restaurateur Matthew Kenney. “We have listened to the market and know healthy eating is a priority,” Ovolo Hotels CEO Girish Jhunjhnuwala said, “so we made the decision to partner with Matthew to develop a new plant-based concept not yet seen in an Australian hotel restaurant.” Kenney will help develop Alibi’s plant-based menu—which will also feature local wine and cocktails—with executive chef Kasper Christensen. Kenney currently operates a number of plant-based businesses around the world, including PLANTLAB culinary school, a retreat in Thailand, and a number of restaurants such as Plant Food + Wine in Los Angeles, PLNTHOUSE in Miami, and Essence Cuisine in London.

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