Grill Your Ass Off: Supporting Veterans
June 4, 2020
Bringing People Together with Food
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You never know what our PenFed members are cooking up! No doubt about it – good food brings people together. What began as a simple seasoning company has evolved into much more. Grill Your Ass Off was nominated for the Veteran-Owned Small Business Award at a gala hosted by American Freedom Fund.
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First one is mango habanero. Our mission
with Grill Your Ass Off is to be able to
continue to grow a brand that veterans
are going to want to get behind.
As soon as someone starts cooking it doesn't
matter your political backgrounds your
religion, color. Everyone comes together
for good food.
I met Jason and he just kicked it off right away and here we are today.
Once I started for fulfilling products I
just grew a love for it and grew passionate about it.
So the idea behind a
lot of the flavors and the designs of actual seasonings started whenever I was
in the military.
So we currently have nine different seasonings two different
dips three different sauces six
different flavors of beef jerky and all
the apparel and utensils you could ever want.
We give back a ton of product to
not only soldiers deployed overseas but
we give back by giving away through
silent auctions, doing random donations
to nonprofits every quarter. One of the
problems that veterans seem to run into
every now and then is that sense of
purpose and Jason just has given me
a sense of purpose he's giving me
something to look forward to every day
something to be a part of. Without it
honestly I don't know where I'd be today
So by being able to bring on other
veterans and our first responder it's
been able to give them that form of
community and communication every day
like it's being back in the military
being back at the station. You have a
brother next to you every day.