Established in 2021
Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember you have within you the strength, the patience and the passion to reach for the stars, to change the world. - Harriet Tubman | Abolitionist, Humanitarian
Hung Nguyen | CEO & Founder
Original creator of Taste in Gainesville, Hung Nguyen enjoys curating a delicious menu in the heart of the ZEN kitchen.
With over 18 years of experience owning and operating in the restaurant industry, Hung has a passion for creating quality food based on principles of: balance, authenticity, sustainability, and inclusivity. He takes inspiration from his travels around the world and loves the challenge of learning and creating new recipes.
Our Style, Our Mission
We aim to bring a little ZEN in your life
From quick service to sit down meals to catering to your special days,
we want to be at the heart of all life’s little moments.
We are dedicated to the BALANCE of flavors and nutrition.
Our dishes are made to order and come loaded with veggies, herbs & spices! Fuel your body with healthy and delicious meals.
We’re proud to pay homage to our roots and serve AUTHENTICITY.
Our food is inspired by our heritage and flavors of home. We are excited to serve you meals that bring joy and comfort!
A place where all of your meals are made with SUSTAINABILITY in mind.
We do our best to operate with little to no food waste. Many of our containers are reusable or biodegradable!
An INCLUSIVE safe space for our staff and customers.
ALL of our sauces are GLUTEN-FREE.
With plenty of options available, ZEN is vegan-friendly, gluten-free friendly, dairy-free friendly, and picky-eater friendly (haha).