Restaurant Toolkit

Links and resources cited in our Restaurant Toolkit

 

Food Deserts:
https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2017/12/food-swamps/549275/

U.S. restaurant chains don’t offer a single plant-based entrée.
http://goodfoodscorecard.org/scorecard/

In America, we eat three times more meat per capita:
https://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/agriculture-and-food/oecd-fao-agricultural-outlook-2014_agr_outlook-2014-en

More than what’s recommended by federal dietary guidelines:
https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/public-health-nutrition/article/critical-examination-of-the-available-data-sources-for-estimating-meat-and-protein-consumption-in-the-usa/9AB1A6CB6246362203D15375899CABF3/core-reader

22% of consumers limit their meat, poultry, or seafood consumption:
https://omdfortheplanet.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Restaurant-Trends_9.2018.pdf

The global plant-based market:
http://plantpowertaskforce.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/PPTF-fact-sheet-consumer-trends.pdf

Plant-based proteins could represent 1/3 of overall protein consumed:
http://plantpowertaskforce.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/PPTF-fact-sheet-consumer-trends.pdf

30% of Millennials report that they eat meat alternatives every day:
http://reports.mintel.com/display/793029/?__cc=1

9 in 10 consumers agree plant-based entrées are generally healthier:
https://omdfortheplanet.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Restaurant-Trends_9.2018.pdf

Top reason for increasing plant-based food consumption is to improve health:
https://omdfortheplanet.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Restaurant-Trends_9.2018.pdf

Vegetarians are at a reduced risk of disease:
http://plantpowertaskforce.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/PPTF-fact-sheet-human-health.pdf

Why changing restaurant menus matters:
https://omdfortheplanet.com/blog/why-changing-restaurant-menus-matters/

Comment Card Template:
https://omdfortheplanet.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Restaurant-Comment-Card_9.2018.pdf

How to Engage Restaurants on Social Media:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1kBtlcImHmNJ2N6gL6hLh03Wzn2U9K5FzaM1Y_20dNg0/edit?usp=sharing

Restaurant Letter Template:
https://omdfortheplanet.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Restaurant-Letter-Template_9.2018.pdf

Guide to Plant-based Recipes:
https://omdfortheplanet.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Restaurant-Recipe-Guide_9.2018.pdf

Best Practices:
https://omdfortheplanet.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Restaurant-Best-Practices_9.2018.pdf

Trends in Plant-based Eating:
https://omdfortheplanet.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Restaurant-Trends_9.2018.pdf

Restaurant success stories:
http://goodfoodscorecard.org/testimonials/

Restaurant Comment Card:
https://omdfortheplanet.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Restaurant-Comment-Card_9.2018.pdf

How to Engage Restaurants on Social Media:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1kBtlcImHmNJ2N6gL6hLh03Wzn2U9K5FzaM1Y_20dNg0/edit?usp=sharing

 

Fresh off of Oprah’s SuperSoul Sunday!

suzy and oprah

Talk about a "pinch me" moment over here — I was invited to talk all things plant-based with none other than Oprah! From my kitchen to yours, I hope you enjoy my 5 favorite comfort foods straight from my book (now out in paperback!) — The OMD Plan.

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