Press release

Spur Steak Ranches introduces plant-based and vegan friendly menu across restaurants

November 27, 2019

Patrons of Spur Steak Ranches restaurants can now enjoy vegetarian and vegan friendly food at their favourite Spur, following the introduction of a new plant-based menu throughout South African Spurs.

The official vegetarian and plant-based menu offers the option of vegan cheese and includes the following meals: Veggie Schnitzel, Crumbed Veggie Burger, Bean Burger and Soya Burger, all served with Spur-style crispy o‌nion rings and chips or baked potato or sweet potato fries.  The restaurant will also be adding the innovative, plant-based protein burger, Beyond Burger, to the menu from 22 November 2019. The Beyond Burger will be supplied by Infinite Foods – distributors and manufacturers of the best-in-class plant-based food brands.

 “As a family restaurant, the most important value for us to embody is inclusivity, which in our opinion is synonymous with the meaning of family,” says Kevin Robertson, Chief Operating Officer, Spur Steak Ranches.
“No o‌ne family is the same. We have included options in our menu that make it possible for a group of diverse people to get together and enjoy a variety of meal options. It is therefore important that the addition of the plant-based options is well-thought out and has mouth-watering items to excite everyone,” adds Robertson.
The Nachos Mexicana (nachos smothered in zippy salsa, sticky cheese, chunky cottage cheese and guacamole) and the large cheesy quesadillas will stay as starter options for everyone, including vegetarians, who also have the option of a Greek Salad and or fresh hot vegetables.
Robertson explains that the timing of the plant-based menu coincides perfectly with the introduction of new crockery in line with modern trends in the Spur Steak Ranches restaurants to complement the brand’s new look and feel.
“Spur Steak Ranches is a o‌n a journey of transfo‌rmation as a brand and business. The introduction of the plant-based menu is o‌ne of the progressive steps we are taking towards a more sustainable brand and business, while giving our customers greater choice, “explains Robertson.

“A major part of our success as a business is rooted in our steak house heritage but inclusivity is paramount for us, so while our plant based meals are prepared in a kitchen that handles animal products, we urge our customers to walk the journey with us as we evolve as a brand. We value the feedback of each and every single customer; and will strive to bring all together over great food that has a broad range of appeal.