The founder of vegan snack brand Chunkie Dunkies recently released a plant-primarily based delicatessen and dessert shop in West Palm Seashore, FL. Vegan Deli and Desserts by Chunkie Dunkies provides vegan variations of classic deli goods such as Philly Cheesesteaks stuffed with housemade seitan steak, Boardwalk Gyros with tzatziki sauce, and Italian Hoagies crammed with seasoned vegan salami. New menu things this kind of as manicotti, BLTs, cannoli, and pound cake are at present in growth. Chunkie Dunkies Founder and CEO Dina Lauro first launched the wholesale snack brand name in 2011 following graduating from the Pure Gourmet Institute in New York Metropolis and now sells her products in more than 150 spots nationwide. Expanding her manufacturer to include a deli and dessert store arrived from a motivation to hook up with prospects. “I really like to build mouth watering, healthy dishes and to fulfill taste buds,” Lauro instructed VegNews. “Since Chunkie Dunkies is all wholesale, I was lacking the direct get in touch with with my prospects and their satisfaction.” Lauro currently sells the deli and dessert objects future doorway to Chunkie Dunkies’ wholesale spot on Thursdays and Fridays and at a local current market on Sundays, but plans to open a long-lasting spot in downtown West Palm Seashore in Summertime 2019.