Pineappétit, the popular Tallahassee food truck known for its signature pineapple bowls and campus events, will open its first brick-and-mortar site this Thursday, April 22. The restaurant will be open from 11:30 am until 10:00 pm on Thursday.
Chef Sam Burgess, the owner of Pineappétit, gives all the credit for his newfound success to his support system of Tallahassee small business owners brought together by the pandemic.
“The owners of Smoothie Time and Big Easy Snowballs were two individuals that really pushed me to do what I’m doing now,” says Chef Sam. “We all started around the same time with our food trucks. To see them have the success they’ve had with opening their brick-and-mortar sites during this time really motivated me and made me feel like the time was right despite the current pandemic.”
A portion of the proceeds generated on the grand opening will be donated to the Golden Chance foundation, a local non-profit dedicated to providing resources and scholarships to individuals affected by the premature death of a biological parent(s).