The Ethical Eats restaurant and catering network is proud to present the Good Food Guide for chefs, caterers and culinary students.
This handy guide aims to provide practical advice on how to implement positive changes within established restaurants, cafés and catering businesses, as well as help encourage those at the start of their culinary career to take food sustainability to the next level.
By adopting the simple, affordable and effective actions outlined in this guide, many of which are already being taken by forward-thinking chefs and caterers, your dishes can play a part in improving the health and well-being of diners, the livelihoods of farmers and other food providers, the welfare of farm animals, the conservation of precious marine resources, and the sustainability of our food system.
The pages of these guidelines are full of reasons why being sustainable makes sense – for the health and welfare of people and animals, for the environment, for society and culture - and top advice for how to achieve this, informed by inspiring case studies fro the Ethical Eats restaurant and caterer network. From a business point of view we also know that the restaurant and catering sector is under increasing pressure to take account of sustainability, so understanding today’s most prominent food sustainability issues should be a priority for anyone involved in making and serving food.
The Ethical Eats catering network is funded by the Big Lottery’s Local Food programme. It is also supported by GreenCook, a pan-European project working to reduce food waste, funded by Interreg IVB, part of the European Union’s Regional Development Fund.
- Why serve sustainable food?
- Local and seasonal food
- Local drinks
- Local bread
- Animal welfare
- Sustainable fish
- Environmentally-friendly food
- Healthier food
- Bottled water
- Communicating your good food credentials
- Appendix 1: Sustainable Food Apps
- Appendix 2: Useful contacts
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Good Food Guide: For chefs, caterers and culinary students
32pp - 2013 | 2560Kb
Published 23 Apr 2013
Ethical Eats: Ethical Eats ran a network of London restaurants and catering businesses that care about sustainability.