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Will Kevin Hart own the first national plant-based franchise?

The plant-based restaurant wars get a new competitor


Welcome to First Bite, a Nation’s Restaurant News podcast, your daily source of news from NRN hosted by Holly Petre.

Today, we’re talking about Kevin Hart’s latest project, Hart House.

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart has entered the plant-based restaurant war with his newest project: Hart House.

The plant-based restaurant in Los Angeles is getting a dose of celebrity from Hart and the backing of legit restaurant folks including the former president of &pizza Andy Hooper and former Burger King chef Mike Salem.

Salem famously developed the Impossible Whopper, one of the first plant-based QSR menu items.

The hook of Hart House is that its proprietary meats are priced at a reasonable point so it’s affordable to everyone.

Here's editorial director Sam Oches with more on Hart House and its new CEO — Hooper.

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