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♥♥♥ G-Zen is now closed and we are opening our new venture: G-Monkey Plant-Fueled Fast Food this summer! ♥♥♥

One Door Closes, Another Opens. EVOLve with G-Zen:

It is with heavy hearts we are announcing that G-Zen in Branford closed its doors on April 30, 2022. We are grateful to all of our customers, dream-team staff, family and friends who have made G-Zen an incredibly special part of our journey. We hold special the moments and food we've shared and know the memories at G-Zen will warm our hearts for years to come. It has been our honor and pleasure to serve you. While one amazing door is closing — we're also excited to share that a new one is opening...

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Peace begins on your plate

VEGAN • ORGANIC • PLANT- BASED

A new book from Chef Mark Shadle & Ami Beach and special guests – featuring over 120 plant-based recipes for all skill levels. Simple yet amazing recipes that’ll make you feel like a chef rock star. You can learn more and buy it now in the G-universe shop:

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Top 10... we're blushing

G-Zen has been recognized by a wide range of organizations and publications. From Travel + Leisure Magazine's: "Top Ten Upscale Vegan Restaurants in America" to the Natures Conservancy's: "Green Plate Award" for CT's Most Sustainable Restaurant.

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Meet the G-Founders

Mark Shadle & Ami Beach // Two vegan chefs, one small farm & one huge vision. We're determined to change what people think about vegetarian food and to create sensual, tantalizing dishes that will never be boring to the taste buds while being caring to the environment & animal friendly at the same time. No pressure.

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Food is love

G-Zen is an organic, vegan, sustainable restaurant designed to meet the discriminating tastes of both vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike. The food is thoughtfully prepared and hand crafted from scratch daily with mindfulness and much love from our incredible G-Zen culinary team.

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