Diner chain Johnny Rockets now gives a plant-based cheeseburger and dairy-free milkshakes at its collaborating places (roughly 80 eating places) in the US for a restricted time. Prospects on the 1950’s themed chain can now order a plant-based Not possible Burger rather than animal meat and Daiya Meals’ vegan Cheddar Fashion Slices together with three dairy-free milkshakes in chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry flavors made with Craig’s hand-scooped vegan ice cream and topped with vegan whipped cream. The brand new choices can be found all through the summer time and will turn into everlasting menu gadgets after the limited-time provide.
“The Johnny Rockets atmosphere and menu delivers a bit of nostalgic Americana at places across the globe,” Andy Wiederhorn, CEO of Johnny Rockets’ mother or father firm FAT Manufacturers, stated. “Whereas that may all the time be essentially the most evident and enjoyable a part of the Johnny Rockets expertise, we additionally acknowledge the longer term, which is plant-based.”
And for the primary location of Johnny Rockets—which opened on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles, CA in 1986 and operated there for greater than 30 years—the longer term turned out to be fully plant-based. In 2020, vegan burger chain NoMoo took over Johnny Rockets’ flagship Melrose location and now serves Not possible Burgers, vegan rooster sandwiches, fries, salads, and cashew-based milkshakes.
Plant-based at Fatburger
Along with Johnny Rockets, FAT Manufacturers owns fast-food chain Fatburger. In 2017, Fatburger was one of many first chains so as to add the Not possible Burger to its menu and in 2019, the chain added Daiya’s vegan cheddar to enhance the plant-based burger. In 2019, Fatburger additionally up to date its milkshake choices to incorporate vegan vanilla and strawberry flavors—made in partnership with Craig’s—together with dairy-free whipped cream.
“FAT Manufacturers’ long-standing relationships with Not possible Meals, Daiya, and Craig’s Vegan has confirmed that this stuff combine seamlessly into traditional American menus, and we’re very joyful to companion with manufacturers which can be centered round offering high-quality and nice tasting merchandise like we’re,” Wiederhorn stated. “These product choices have carried out nicely thus far at different ideas of ours, and we hope to include as long-standing menu additions at Johnny Rockets, as nicely.”
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