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Sage Vegan Bistro Founder, Chef Mollie Engelhart, Joins IMPACT! Podcast’s Guestlist

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A lineup of experts and impactful thought leaders, including plant-based cuisine thought leader and founder of Sage Vegan Bistro & Brewery, Mollie Engelhart, has been announced for the current season of the IMPACT! with John Shegerian podcast. The show is hosted by Shegerian, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of ERI, the nation’s leading fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company.

A woman of many hats, Engelhart is a successful restauranteur and chef serving raved-about plant-based comfort food to the masses at her four locations across Los Angeles. She is also a regenerative farmer growing clean food free of harmful pesticides and a board member of Kiss the Ground, working to train farmers to reverse climate change.

As a guest on the IMPACT! Podcast, Engelhart shared the science, philosophy and benefits behind the vegan lifestyle, regenerative farming, and vegan motivation and discussed the new Netflix documentary, “Kiss the Ground,” narrated by Woody Harrelson. The episode of the IMPACT! Podcast posted live today.

Conversations on IMPACT! explore current topics, advice, information and solutions straight from the greatest innovators, leaders, disruptors and experts. Every week, guests are invited as thought leaders to share with listeners first-hand accounts of how they got their start and how they are able to make the world a better place on a daily basis.

Other recent influencers appearing as IMPACT! guests have included representatives from Nikola Motor Company, Best Buy, the Archdiocese of Atlanta, JetBlue, Comerica Bank, Houlihan Lokey, Homeboy Industries, No Meat Athlete, iFixit, NAID, E2 and a number of fascinating thought leaders and game-changers, including softball legend and ESPN baseball anchor Jessica Mendoza, Radical Body Transformations producer and real estate mogul Anthony Lolli, legendary actor Ed Asner; Super Bowl champion Ryan Harris; Petri ‘Byrd the Bailiff’ Hawkins-Byrd from “Judge Judy;” author and music industry legend Mathew Knowles; “Better Things” star Rebecca Metz; fashion maven Kaila Methven; celebrity chef Ara Zada; and one of the world’s youngest and most successful social entrepreneurs, Ryan Hickman, the 10-year-old founder of Ryan’s Recycling.

IMPACT! with John Shegerian is available for listening on, Apple’s iTunes, Amazon Music, and as part of iHeartRadio’s digital broadcast, reaching over 120 million users.

“Whether we’re talking to a major international corporation, an athlete, a celebrity, an emerging new company or a nonprofit with a passionate cause, our listeners are sure to be inspired by impactful stories shared by our guests about the issues that matter more than ever,” said Shegerian.

To book a guest on the show, contact producer Linda Ramos at

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