Chicago’s best restaurants going “Guaranteed Green”

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Chicago’s best restaurants going “Guaranteed Green”

MEDIA ADVISORY
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.

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