From KOIN 6 News Staff | August 24, 2015
ROHNERT PARK, Calif. (KOIN) — Popular frozen food brand Amy’s Kitchen, known for its vegan and vegetarian meals, opened a game changing ‘anti-fast food’ restaurant in California this summer.
Amy’s Drive Thru in Rohnert Park is a restaurant that isn’t following in the footsteps of its not-so-healthy fast food counterparts.
The restaurant provides non-GMO, organic, gluten free and vegan options for those looking to grab a bite on the go. Menu items are cooked with organic vegetables, beans, grains and dairy sourced “from the farm around the corner”.
Even the restaurant’s infrastructure sets it apart from the others.Tables are made from retired auto brake drums, wood is culled from discarded pieces and tableware is made from recyclable, non-GMO materials.
Amy’s Kitchen began cooking up healthy alternatives to frozen meals in the late 1980’s. By 1999, Amy’s products began filling grocery store shelves, and today over 250 varieties of Amy’s frozen products are sold around the world.
“We feel it is important to know where our food comes from,” Amy’s website states. “We have earned a reputation in the farming community as the company with the most rigid standards for quality and consistency. This is as it should be.”
Amy’s Drive Thru is a win for vegetarians and healthy eaters. Within the past 5 years, the number of Americans eating vegetarian diets has more than doubled.