On Sunday (World Vegan Day), vegan eatery Project Pollo is giving freely 1,600 hen sandwiches at its unique meals cart location at Roadmap Brewery in San Antonio,TX. Undertaking Pollo will solely supply one menu merchandise, with no modifications, that day (first come, first served from midday to 7pm, restrict one per particular person): the Unique Undertaking, a sandwich that options house-breaded vegan hen, served with home made aioli and dill pickles. Whereas the eatery usually makes its sandwiches with proprietary vegan hen patties, the patties used in the course of the occasion had been a last-minute donation made by vegan meals firm Gardein. Prospects are suggested to reach early as lengthy strains are anticipated.
Vegan entrepreneur Lucas Bradbury launched the Undertaking Pollo to problem the standard thought of hen with vegan variations of classics corresponding to sandwiches, strips, and wraps, together with sides, together with mac and cheese and loaded papas. Undertaking Pollo’s mission can also be to problem norms in different methods corresponding to paying its workers $15 per hour (considerably above the native minimal wage) and utilizing its menu objects to assist group organizations. At present, the corporate donates $1 from gross sales of its Unique Undertaking sandwich to animal charities, and is altering its menu to incorporate different “mission” objects that profit underprivileged kids and folks scuffling with starvation and homelessness. “We’re folks over earnings,” Bradbury instructed VegNews. “That’s our foremost mission: pollo with a function.”
The World Vegan Day giveaway can also be a celebration of Undertaking Pollo’s aggressive growth, which is able to convey new brick-and mortar-locations of the vegan store, all with drive thrus, to 4 areas in Texas earlier than spring 2021: three in San Antonio (within the Citadel Hills, Hollywood Park and 5 Factors neighborhoods), together with one within the metropolis of Austin.