August 25, 2009
CHICAGO’S FINEST RESTAURANTS TO BECOME “GUARANTEED GREEN”
Rick Bayless, Paul Kahan, Ina Pinkney, other chef/owners lead the way to create eco-friendly dining experience
The Green Chicago Restaurant Co-op will launch Guaranteed Green, a new program that helps Chicago-area diners identify and support local restaurants that take significant steps toward protecting the environment.
Guaranteed Green gives restaurateurs a clear pathway to become a truly green establishment. And it gives customers an easy way to identify – and reward – those restaurants that have committed to environmental sustainability.
WHAT: Press conference to announce Guaranteed Green, an easy way for diners to know that their favorite restaurants are truly eco-friendly.
WHO: Dan Rosenthal, co-founder, Green Chicago Restaurant Co-op; Ina Pinkney, co-founder, Green Chicago Restaurant Co-op; Rick Bayless, chef/owner, Frontera Grill/Topolobampo; Helen Cameron, owner, Uncommon Ground. Other Chicago chefs/owners scheduled to attend.
WHEN: Wednesday, August 26, 9:30 a.m.
WHERE: Ina’s – 1235 West Randolph Street, Chicago
MORE: The Green Chicago Restaurant Co-op (www.buygreenchicago.org) is committed to providing tools, services and access to products to ensure sustainable restaurants and food-service businesses in the Chicago area.