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Eleven Madison Park, with three Michelin stars, is going meatless. Chef Daniel Humm announced the restaurant would reopen with a plant-based menu, CNN reports.

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“I’m excited to share that we’ve made the decision to serve a plant-based menu in which we do not use any animal products — every dish is made from vegetables, both from the earth and the sea, as well as fruits, legumes, fungi, grains, and so much more,” chef and owner Daniel Humm wrote in a statement on the restaurant’s website.

The restaurant is scheduled to open on June 10 for dining. Humm noted the risk of the move, but said it was worth it.

“It is time to redefine luxury as an experience that serves a higher purpose and maintains a genuine connection to the community,” he wrote on Eleven Madison Park’s website. “A restaurant experience is about more than what’s on the plate. We are thrilled to share the incredible possibilities of plant-based cuisine while deepening our connection to our homes: both our city and our planet.”

The move comes during a shift in the food industry, where more institutions transition into environmentally friendly options. Epicurious announced recently they would not publish new recipes that include beef. Other restaurants that have removed animal products from their menus include Breads On Oak, Secret Creek Cafe & Restaurant, and Bar Velo.

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