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How Just Salad keeps innovating the menu while advancing its sustainability mission

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

During the last year, Just Salad continued to prioritize menu innovation: 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.

Jhonny castro

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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