Vegans Are Us Opens New Atlantic City Location

AC JosepH Media

ATLANTIC CITY — Vegans Are Us will host a grand opening red carpet celebration Monday of its second location, now in the Tanger Outlets The Walk, from 4-8  p.m. at 122 N Michigan Avenue.

Vegans Are Us is an African American co-owned and locally-owned, plant-based restaurant and catering company specializes in 100% vegan food with a touch of soul that is free of preservatives and GMOs.

“A healthy mind, body and spirit is worth more than any dollar amount,” said Sharonda Harris-Burton, owner of Vegans Are Us. “You don’t want to be the healthiest person on a hospital bed.”

Bully Pest Management Advertisement

Harris-Burton opened her first location in 2019 at 636 East Landis Avenue in Vineland with a mission to create soul food that not only tastes delicious, but has all the positive health benefits of eating a plant-based diet.

Soul food is generally associated with negative health issues prevalent in minority communities, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, and diabetes. Harris-Burton and her Vegans Are Us team have made it possible to eat healthier, plant-based versions of those same foods.

The Vegans Are Us ownership team includes chef and wellness cultivator Harris-Burton, commercial finance expert Antionette Miller of Legacy Light Commercial Finance and Insurance, and community development practitioner Dr. Pamela Thomas, who ran for Atlantic City mayor in 2020 on a platform of “Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise.”

“Our first step to financial freedom starts with the foundation of making healthy choices,” said Antoinette Miller.

“I’ve always felt that to improve our community we must adopt more healthy lifestyles,” said Pamela Thomas. “This new venture will provide both tourist and resident alike access to high quality, great tasting plant based meal options.” 

The red carpet celebration is open to the public and will include music, a menu tasting, performances, and special guests. More information about Vegans Are Us, including menus and catering information, can be found at https://www.vegansareusnj.com/.

Note from AC JosepH Media: If you like this story and others posted on Front Runner New Jersey.com., lend us a hand so we can keep producing articles like these for New Jersey and the world to see. Click on SUPPORT FRNJ and make a contribution that will do directly in making more stories like this available. Thank you for reading.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s