Atlanta Entrepreneur Pinky Cole adorns the front of Essence The magazine’s January / February 2022 issue.
The beautiful cover image and article has just been released, and includes the announcement of the famous entrepreneur Derrick Hayes is the father of Pinky’s unborn baby.
Pinky, the visionary and CEO behind the Atlanta-based Slutty Vegan restaurant empire, has just announced her upcoming cookbook “Eat plants, B * tch“via Simon & Schuster print 13A from GALLERY Books Group.
The cookbook features 91 vegan recipes from Cole herself, including Jamaican dishes from her childhood, tapas and small plates created to celebrate and invoke joy, and Cole’s distinctive Southern comfort food.
Pinky is changing the world with her vegan comfort food, philanthropy and activism as profiled on CNN, Bon Appetit, Forbes, National NBC News, Tamron Hall, Essence and more.
Dedicated to reinventing vegan food culture, Slutty Vegan crave-worthy, indulgent menus and happy customer interactions attract locals and visitors to excitedly wait in now infamous queues down the block for vegan burgers and more. Sluttified fans include celebrities Snoop Dogg, Justin Timberlake, Jermaine Dupri, Taraji P. Henson, Tyler Perry, Tiffany Haddish, Queen Latifah, and many more.
Her new cookbook, “Eat Plants, B * tch”, is available for pre-order now and will be available for purchase in bookstores across the country on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.
From Avocado Egg Rolls to Cole’s Black Pea Cauliflower Po’Boy or Oyster Mushroom Parm and everything in between, the book is chock-full of delicious recipes aimed at delighting dedicated vegans, flexitarians and carnivores. In addition to Cole’s insights, she has recruited other vegan chefs, influencers and entrepreneurs to share their favorite recipes, advice on running a business and taking care of veganism.
Pinky (who is also a new mom) has taken over Shake Shacks with an exclusive “SluttyShack” burger, launched PETA’s Push for Food Justice, given life insurance to 25,000 black men, paid rent for local businesses and paid for the tuition of 30 Clark Atlanta students.
Pinky also bought a car and life insurance for the family Rayshard Brooks, who was killed by police outside a fast food restaurant in Atlanta. She is the founder of the Pinky Cole Foundation, which provides a roadmap for black economic progress achieved by creatively exploiting economic opportunities, successful risk-taking and innovation.
Serial entrepreneur, brand strategist and veteran TV producer, Pinky pours all her love, experience and talent into a recipe for success. When restaurants closed, Slutty Vegan opened two locations with socially distant lines down the block. Just two years old, its revenue grew to $ 4 million within the first six months after the grand opening.
Source: Press release