TINDLE – the “ridiculously good” plant-based chicken brand – announces its first national restaurant partnership with Grilled vegetables, the largest 100% plant-based restaurant company in the United States with more than 30 restaurants in five markets and growing. This marks the availability of TiNDLE in over 500 restaurants worldwide.
Established in Irvine, California in 2006, Veggie Grill has become the first 100% plant-based restaurant group in the United States, driven by a vision and a passion to help people get started, progress and enjoy their herbal journey. Veggie Grill believes more plant-based restaurants will positively impact American food culture, allowing diners to continue doing what they love while fighting climate change and an unsustainable food system. without sacrificing taste and pleasure.
“At Veggie Grill, we have always prided ourselves on offering the best the plant-based world has to offer and our partnership with TiNDLE allows us to continue to do just that with their high-quality products,” says TK Pillan, President and founder. at Veggie Grill. “And because TiNDLE is such a versatile product, it allows us to expand our offerings and provide our customers with a whole new grilled chicken menu experience that we know they will love.”
Restaurant owners can choose two new TiNDLE dishes available on Veggie Grill menus at all 30 locations nationwide, including:
- Grilled BBQ Chicken Sandwich: Grilled TiNDLE chicken, sweet and smoky BBQ sauce, topped with honey-mustard coleslaw, roasted corn, ranch dressing, served on a brioche bun.
- Chinese Chicken Salad: Grilled TiNDLE chicken, coleslaw, cilantro, romaine lettuce, candied almonds and crispy wonton strips, all tossed in a sesame dressing.
Unique to TiNDLE, the first plant-based chicken specifically designed with chefs and for chefs, so designed to be highly versatile and malleable. TiNDLE offers limitless possibilities for any restaurant partner and is a true “chef’s canvas” for exciting new plant-based dishes, fried, sautéed or now grilled, as shown in the new grill app in menu additions from Veggie Grill.
“Veggie Grill has long been a forerunner on the path to creating a more sustainable food system, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to partner with this incredible milestone for TiNDLE,” said Andre Menezes, CEO and Co-Founder of TiNDLE. . “Our growth is all the more significant in our ability to align with partners who share our mission to make plant-based foods accessible, delicious and enjoyable.”
In just over a year since its launch, TiNDLE has gone from being served in a handful of Singapore-based locations to being offered in more than 500 restaurants across the US, Asia, the Middle East and Europe – including recent launches in the UK and Germany. The plant-based chicken brand debuted in North America in February 2022 and is now available through various restaurant partners in major markets including New York, Chicago, Miami, Austin, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and more. To find the nearest restaurant offering TiNDLE, visit here.
On average, chicken made from plants requires less land, less water, and produces less CO₂ than chicken made from birds. According to a 2020 Blue Horizon report, choosing plant-based chicken over avian meat uses 82% less water, 74% less land, and 88% fewer greenhouse gas emissions. Interested chefs and operators wishing to add TiNDLE to their menu can contact [email protected] for details and samples.
TiNDLE is juicy, plant-based chicken that delivers mouth-watering taste, texture and versatility. TiNDLE is made without animals and with a fraction of the land, water and energy used to produce bird meat. TiNDLE brings people together for a mind-blowing taste experience that also benefits the planet. TiNDLE is the first brand created by Next Gen Foods, a Singapore-based food technology company that develops and markets innovative and sustainable foods. For more information, visit www.tindle.com or follow @tindlefoods on Instagram and @tindle.foods on TikTok.
About Next Generation Foods
Founded in 2020, Next Gen Foods is a food technology startup that develops and markets innovative and sustainable plant-based food products, including its flagship product, TiNDLE. Next Gen Foods is backed by a team with a proven track record in plant-based food technology, building global brands and scaling global distribution. For more information, visit nextgenfoods.sg.
About Veggie Grill
Veggie Grill is America’s first 100% plant-based restaurant brand on a mission to change American food culture for the better. The purpose-driven brand unites eaters of all kinds by offering irresistible, innovative and chef-inspired cuisine that leaves you feeling great. Since opening in 2006, Veggie Grill has 30 locations in California, Oregon, Washington, Illinois, Massachusetts and New York. . For more information, locations and full menu, please visit www.veggiegrill.com.