Meta Burger, a Colorado-based vegan burger chain, has teamed up with Good Catch Plant-Based Seafood to add a new fish filet sandwich to its permanent menu. Made with crispy fish fillet from Good Catch, the sandwich includes tartar sauce and sliced cheese and is now available at all Meta Burger locations.
The partnership is the latest restaurant success for Good Catch, which has rapidly increased its presence on US restaurant menus over the past year and a half. Good Catch’s expansion now includes more than half a dozen major brands, starting with Veggie Grill, which introduced an exclusive tuna melt and Cajun Fish Sandwich by the seafood brand in 2020.
Acceleration of recovery
The company later partnered with Whole Foods Market to offer the brand’s signature flaky tuna at select deli counters. Since releasing a retail line of breaded fish burgers and crab cakes in 2021, Good Catch has launched Fish-Free Burgers with multiple QSR brands, including New York’s BareBurger, San Francisco’s Rocketbird, and PLNT Burger. by chef Spike Mendelsohn.
In July 2021, Good Catch partnered with Long John Silvers, the largest quick-service seafood chain in the United States, to offer limited-edition plant-based dishes. Available at select stores in Georgia and California, menu included Fillets without fish and cakes without crab served on a plate or à la carte.
“Driven by passion”
In addition to Meta Burger, vegan burger chain Next Level Burger also added a Crispy Fish Burger as a limited-time promotion in April.
Chad Sarno, co-founder of Good Catch, told vegconomist that the company will never stop innovating in seafood: “We are driven by passion. Passion for the culinary arts, passion for saving our oceans, and passion for providing great-tasting plant-based products to consumers who believe in our mission. This is what keeps us going and what makes our brand successful in this ever-growing industry.