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Vegan Cupcake Wars

Vegan chef Chloe Coscarelli squares off against three chefs on Food Network tomorrow on Cupcake Wars.

On Tuesday, the second episode of Food Network’s new series Cupcakes Wars airs, featuring Los Angeles-based vegan chef Chloe Coscarelli. The 22-year-old Natural Gourmet graduate’s dairy-free cupcakes will be pitted against non-vegan offerings prepared by three other chefs for the chance to cater a high-profile magazine party in Beverly Hills, Calif. The episode theme is “Match Making Party,” and Food Network describes the challenge as “aphrodisiac-inspired.” Celebrity judges include Candace Nelson of Sprinkles, the world’s first cupcake bakery, and New York pastry chef Florian Bellanger. Coscarelli—featured in VN’s July+August Anniversary issue—says her dream is to someday bring vegan cooking to mainstream audiences. She is currently producing a vegan cooking show web series titled Vegan With Style.

Pictured: Coscarelli and mom Shelley Coscarelli prepare lunch at the VNHQ. 

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