Homeless Chef Sheds Tear After Being Gifted Food Truck: ‘Dream Coming True’

A homeless chef in Colorado is now a food truck owner thanks to the help of TikTok viewers who donated to help Tony Rojas get back on his feet and live out his dream.

The large donation was thanks to The Dream Machine Foundation, run by Charlie “Rocket” Jabaley, an entrepreneur, motivational speaker and even former manager of 2Chainz. The non-profit is currently on a 45-day tour of the U.S., during which they’re making dreams come true for people, with donations from corporations and online supporters.

Recipients come from coincidental meetings, like that of Rojas, and people submitting their dreams to the foundation’s app, Dreamr—a social network-cum-financial tool for pursuing dreams.

The latest stop in the tour saw Jabaley meet chef Rojas, who is currently living in a van with his wife after facing unemployment during the pandemic.

“We were at a Walmart parking lot and he walked up to

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Next Gen Foods plans 2022 US market entry with TiNDLE plant-based chicken

While the plant-based meat category is not short of startups promising to fix the broken food system, this is not the first rodeo for Andre Menezes and Timo Recker, who founded Next Gen Foods​ ​in April 2020 and have already launched products in multiple countries.

German native Recker, whose family business made schnitzel for three generations, had previously founded a successful meat alternatives business called LikeMeat in Germany (which he sold early last year), while Menezes – an engineer who hails from Brazil – was running Country Foods, one of the biggest food importers, distributors and processors in Singapore, when the two met in Singapore and hit it off.  

Lipi… tastes like chicken

Although it’s not quite as crowded as the plant-based beef market, the US plant-based chicken market is heating up rapidly, with legacy brands from Lightlife to Tofurky and Quorn now jostling for space with

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For many, Nokia’s colourful candy bar-shaped 3210 outlined the cell phone after it was released in 1999. With more than a hundred and sixty million bought, it grew to become a bestseller for the Finnish firm. The 3210 did more than just introduce the cellphone to new audiences. The 3210 is regarded to be the first telephone with an inside antenna and the first to return with games like Snake preloaded. Gadget reviewers even praised the phone more than 10 years after its launch for its lengthy battery life and clear reception.

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This top-ranked, Bluetooth-equipped precision cooker makes it straightforward to cook sous-vide like a pro. It heats and circulates water in a pot, allowing you to cook dinner meat, fish, vegetables, and extra from edge-to-edge fully evenly. Have an thought for a project that will add value for arXiv’s community? Both people and organizations that work with arXivLabs have … Read More