Plant-based fast food chain draws on top talent
SAN DIEGO, California, Dec 10 2020 / PRNewswire / – Plant Power Fast Restaurant Group, LLC., The parent company of Plant Power Fast Food, has announced three new executive hires in the industry and seven new locations slated to open in 2021.
Zach Vouga, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, says “We started this business as three people with the goal of creating the future of fast food, but we always knew we would hire seasoned, passionate and proven executives to meet our market share targets. “
THREE EXECUTIVE COMMITMENTS
Dan Lowe, Director of Operations
Dan is the former director of operations for Chipotle where he oversaw an area stretching from the Upper Midwest to the New York and New England.
Rita Ugarté, Director of New Restaurant Openings and Operations Excellence
Rita’s journey to Plant Power Fast Food began as General Manager of Hard Rock Cafe and Regional Training Manager for fast food giant Yum! (KFC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut).
Fabien Cervantes, Human Resources Director
Fabian was previously director of human resources for the US Navy, Goodwill and San Ysidro Health.
GROWTH: NEW LOCATIONS AND FORECASTS
The company announced the opening of seven new locations, bringing the total to 14 locations over the next 16 months. New locations include Hollywood, Hills of the Lagoon, Sacramento, San Clemente and two new San Diego Locations. Additionally, the first out-of-state location will be officially announced in 2021.
Jeffrey harris shared that 2020 brand net sales are expected to reach $ 14 million, representing an increase of 46.83% compared to the previous year and a growth of 1,172.7% since the creation of the company in 2016. He added that “The interest in a complete menu based on plants in the fast food segment continue to soar and we are delighted that so many new customers continue to flow into our restaurants every month. “
The company prides itself on being 100% plant-based, 99% GMO-free and based on the principles of sustainability. According to the co-founder and co-CEO Mitch wallis, “Consumers can make a difference in the world by simply reducing their consumption of meat and dairy products and making healthier plant-based choices. It’s not as difficult as people think. The whole idea of Plant Power Fast Food is to deliver the fun, delicious fast food that people love, but with a twist: it’s plant-based. It’s better for you and better for the planet. We think it’s a pretty good deal for everyone. “
ABOUT THE POWER OF FAST FOOD PLANT
Based at San diego, california, The Plant Power Restaurant Group, LLC, parent company of Plant Power Fast Food) is a privately held company focused on providing a convenient, sustainable, and healthier option without sacrificing taste and satisfaction. The company was founded by Mitch wallis, Zach Vouga and Jeffrey harris and there are currently seven operating sites in California. Visit plantpowerfastfood.com for locations, times and menu items. @plantpowerfastfood
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