The first medical marijuana kitchen open to the public in the United States will soon be serving meals in Tempe, Arizona. The new commercial kitchen will be operated by The Mint Dispensary and will offer cannabis-infused foods and beverages to medical marijuana patients beginning in early October.
The menu for the kitchen was created by Executive Chef Carylann Principal, a cancer survivor and classically trained chef. Principal said in a press release last week that the kitchen will provide foods that are not only medicated but healthy, as well.
“Our kitchen is one of a kind,” said Principal. “It’s a place where art meets science. In addition to understanding the variety of flavors that different cannabis strains can add to any dish, we’re also carefully calculating customized cannabis doses. We’re not only delivering delicious and fresh foods, but we’re also meeting the often-complex nutritional needs of patients who are living with a wide range of illnesses.”
Wide-Ranging Menu of Medicated Fare
The Mint Dispensary’s new kitchen will offer patients with a state medical marijuana card a menu with a variety of medicated fare including artisan burgers, pasta, pizza, and other options that can be ordered for takeout. The kitchen will also have