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Arkansas Business: Chain Testing Meat Substitute In Bentonville

The Brass Tap's Sister Restaurant, Beef 'O' Brady's Tests Plant Based Meat Alternative at 9 of its Locations

By Jen Hoch
SPONSORED 1:13PM 08/22/19

Arkansas Business Managing Editor, Jan Cottingham speaks with Beef 'O' Brady's Bentonville Franchisee about the test, what it means for the store and how it's been received. According to a June 10 report by the Dining Alliance, sales of meat substitutes at restaurants have soared 268% in 2019 compared with the same time last year. 

“The people that have tried it here, they’re going to order it again. They’re happy to hear that we’re going to use it in different ways. We pound our own patties, so we have flexibility to do pretty much anything we want with it,” (that includes using it in tacos, pizza or Beef ‘O’ Brady’s “Irish nachos). “I think it’s something that’s huge for this area,” Amato said.

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