A Undertaking Pollo unit in San Antonio has been rebranded as Facet Chicks./Photograph courtesy of Google Maps.
The founding father of the plant-based hen sandwich idea Undertaking Pollo is testing a brand new model referred to as Facet Chicks.
And it serves actual hen. From animals.
Undertaking Pollo founder Lucas Bradbury is taking some warmth on social media for the transfer, which he explains was essential to hold the enterprise viable.
Final week, Bradbury mentioned he would take a look at the brand new Facet Chicks in San Antonio, in keeping with the San Antonio Present. The placement that was the chain’s first brick-and-mortar after first launching as a meals truck was rebranded final week as Facet Chicks to check the brand new menu, which incorporates each actual hen and vegan options. Undertaking Pollo makes use of Tindle’s plant-based hen.
“Once we began Undertaking Pollo, we needed to create a platform that might function many individuals plant-based meals as potential. And that’s simply not going to occur with a 100% vegan idea, since you’re reaching such a small proportion of the inhabitants,” Bradbury informed the SA Present.
If profitable, Bradbury mentioned he’s contemplating growth, although it’s not clear whether or not including the real-chicken choice to the menu at Undertaking Pollo’s 14 areas throughout Texas is being thought-about.
On the menu for Facet Chicks are sandwiches like The Sancha, which incorporates hand-breaded fried hen with home pickles, habanero seasoning and Japanese mayo. Rooster nuggets and wings are additionally out there with quite a lot of sauces, from spicy Buffalo to mango habanero, in keeping with SA Present.
Bradbury appeared on the ABC actuality present “Shark Tank” final 12 months to pitch Undertaking Pollo. The chain has grown to incorporate areas throughout Texas, and the web site signifies a Undertaking Pollo is scheduled to open in Las Vegas later this 12 months.
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