‘Head Plant Pushers’

Over 1 Million Vegan Meals Served

More than 4 Million Animals Saved

Years of Culinary Experience

Years since G-Monkey Mobile started

“Our mantra is to serve delicious, healthy and eclectic food that honors the environment and harms not a single animal in the making.”

Chef Mark — G-Monkey Fast Food™ co-owner, pioneer and visionary in plant-forward cuisine

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“Peace Begins on Your Plate”

First published in 2019 by Chef Mark Shadle & Ami Beach and special guests – featuring over 120 plant-based recipes for all skill levels. Simple yet amazing recipes that’ll make you feel like a chef rock star. Currently out of stock!

“… the sweet-potato fries were a big hit.”

STEPHANIE LYNESS, New York Times Connecticut Dining

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Ami Beach

co-owner and Head Plant-Pusher of G Monkey Fast Food™ , has been featured in various media outlets. Her journey in nutrition and holistic medicine spans over two decades, where she has become an accomplished author, licensed CHT, certified Holistic Nutritionist, and Raw Foods educator. Ami is dedicated to motivating and inspiring individuals towards healthier lives, sharing her extensive knowledge of natural healing. 

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Ami Beach

Ami Beach, co-owner and Head Plant-Pusher of G-Monkey Fast Food™, has been featured in various media outlets. Her journey in nutrition and holistic medicine spans over two decades, where she has become an accomplished author, licensed CHT, Certified Holistic Nutritionist, and Raw Foods educator. Ami is dedicated to motivating and inspiring individuals towards healthier lives, sharing her extensive knowledge of natural healing.

With unwavering dedication, Ami champions nutritionally wholesome food and a sustainable, health-centered lifestyle, grounded in the belief that we are what we eat, drink, and breathe. She firmly advocates for taking responsibility for one’s own health and embraces a holistic approach, emphasizing the power of “food as medicine” and the significance of detoxification for body, mind, and spirit. Ami’s expertise has garnered personal endorsement from the renowned New York Times best-selling author, Anthony William (Medical Medium), who proudly penned the foreword for her latest cookbook, “Peace Begins on Your Plate.”

In addition to her credentials as an I-Act certified Colon Hydrotherapist, graduate of the Institute of Integrative Nutrition (IIN), L.L.C.I Certified Raw Foods Chef and Educator, Detoxification Specialist from the Optimal Health Institute, Holistic Health Coach, Master Energy Healer, and Author & Motivational Speaker, Ami was also a co-owner of the highly acclaimed restaurant, G Zen™ , in Branford. G Zen™ went on to be named one of America’s top vegan restaurants in the USA by Travel + Leisure magazine and received many other highly acclaimed awards.

Her insights and wisdom have graced the screens of NBC, FOX, CBS, and the pages of esteemed print publications such as Shape magazine, Oxygen magazine, VegNews, and many more.

Chef Mark Shadle

A pioneer and visionary in plant-forward cuisine, has earned acclaim and the status of Master Vegan Chef over his illustrious three-decade career. As a member of the American Natural Foods team, he clinched two gold medals at the Culinary Olympics in Germany, solidifying his leadership in the vegetarian and vegan movement. In June 2018, Chef Mark’s dedication to promoting healthier food choices earned him a prestigious invitation to the White House from First Lady Michelle Obama.

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Chef Mark Shadle

Chef Mark Shadle, a pioneer and visionary in plant-forward cuisine, has earned acclaim and the status of Master Vegan Chef over his illustrious three-decade career. As a member of the American Natural Foods team, he clinched two gold medals at the Culinary Olympics in Germany, solidifying his leadership in the vegetarian and vegan movement. In June 2018, Chef Mark’s dedication to promoting healthier food choices earned him a prestigious invitation to the White House from First Lady Michelle Obama. His involvement in the “Chefs Move to Schools” initiative showcased his commitment to educating children about the significance of organic farming and nutritious foods.

Transitioning through various culinary ventures, including ownership of the renowned “It’s Only Natural Restaurant” in Middletown, Connecticut, for over 25 years, and G-Zen in Branford, Connecticut, earned accolades such as being named one of the “Top 5 Vegan Restaurants in the USA” by Travel + Leisure and VegNews. As well as the highly successful “G-Monkey Plant-Fueled Fast Food™” flagship location in West Hartford, which was rated as the top vegan restaurant in Connecticut prior to its closing in January 2024 to pursue his next endeavors, Chef Mark has solidified his legacy.

Now, he returns to his first passions— the “G-Monkey Fast Food Truck,” established in 2010, and his organic historic Shadle Farm located in Durham, Connecticut. Alongside the ZenNourished™ events, Puerto Rico adventures, and curated experiences, Chef Mark continues to shape the landscape of plant-based cuisine, showcasing his mastery as a pioneer and visionary in the field.

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