Vegan knife restaurant in Cologne serves The Green Mountain


Landquart GR/Philadelphia/Cologne – Aramark has opened Germany’s first purely vegan trade fair restaurant at the Cologne exhibition center. Here, the American catering company offers a wide selection of vegan dishes. Many of the products come from the start-up The Green Mountain, which belongs to Hilcona AG.

The trade fair company Koelnmesse and the internationally active catering company Aramak, based in Philadelphia in the US state of Pennsylvania, have opened a purely vegan trade fair restaurant at the Cologne exhibition center. Here also products of The Green Mountain are offered continuously, informs the Bündner young enterprise specialized in vegan meat alternatives in a message. “We are delighted to have opened Germany’s first 100 percent vegan knife restaurant,” Martin Seng, managing director of operations at Aramark, is quoted as saying there. “Our vegan catering is an important building block on the road to climate neutrality by 2035, which we have set as our goal,” explains Stefan Eckert, Business Unit Manager Services at Koelnmesse.

In collaboration with the young company The Green Mountain, which belongs to Liechtenstein-based Hilcona AG, Aramark serves main dishes such as burgers with truffle mayonnaise and herb mushrooms or ravioli with coconut cream, chickpeas, spinach and yellow lentil balls, but also vegan versions of classics such as schnitzel with fries. The menu also includes a selection of snacks, cakes and desserts, and salads. All dishes as well as the offered soft drinks and coffee specialties are completely vegan. “In our trade show restaurant, we offer a variety of dishes and snacks that are well-suited to the day-to-day operations of the trade show and high-quality catering for our guests,” Seng says. ce/hs