Food

How Just Salad keeps innovating the menu while moving its sustainability mission forward

From scratch-made bowls to next-gen meal kits, Culinary Director Jhonny Castro is differentiating the fast casual from its competitors.

During the last year, Just Salad continued to prioritize menu innovation by launching warm bowls, introducing marinated chicken thighs as a protein option and creating meal kits for consumers cooking at home.

Jhonny Castro, culinary director of the 42-unit chain, describes his culinary journey from the prep line to head chef, collaborating with the Just Salad team to set the health-focused fast casual apart from its competitors.

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Jhonny Castro

Listen as he talks about the brand’s sustainability mission and scratch-made offerings, the culinary figures that inspire him and how he plans to evolve the menu as we move through 2021.

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