In Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, we see an Elven table set with only plant food.
"Where's the meat?"
Tolkien's Elves apparently aren't exclusively vegetarian, but are Peter Jackson's?
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Jackson decided that the elves of Elrond's court were vegetarians, according to the film's production team, WETA Workshop.
We [WETA] discuss what kinds of foods the Elves would serve in Rivendell with Food Stylist Deborah Logan. Creating a dietary guide that dictated which ingredients and food preparation were appropriate. Elrond's court were vegetarians and favoured food straight from the gardens, so there were things like edible flowers, exotic leafy greens, interesting fruit and small cakes. We imagined they didn’t need much to sustain them, much to the horror of their Dwarf dinner guests.
In contrast, the heart of Bilbo's home, the pantry, was bursting with food. Hobbits are passionate about their food. Every shelf was stacked deep with it, even under the furniture. At least until the Dwarves arrived. Produce was literally dripping off the walls. We had huge wheels of cheese, herbs and meat.