Healthier Dining Restaurant Program
The Healthier Dining Restaurant Program strives to increase access to healthier foods throughout the county. The program encourages restaurants to highlight their healthier items using a heart sticker on their menus. Participating restaurants are provided with a door decal, program materials, assistance in choosing the healthier items, and free advertising. Restaurants in the program must also let customers know that they can ask for healthier substitutions.
Nutritional Calculation Campaign
Get the Facts! Make your next dining experience full of tasty and smart choices!
The National Restaurant Association reports that 71% of adults who eat in restaurants are trying to eat healthier than they did two years ago.
The Nutritional Calculation Campaign brochure has more information about smarter dining choices.
Dishes chosen for nutritional calculation have been prepared using a healthier cooking method, such as baked, broiled, steamed, or grilled.
Under the guidance of a Registered Dietitian, recipes have been calculated using ESHA Research's Food Processor Nutrition and Fitness, SQL version 10.4 software.
Other Special Promotions
A variety of special healthier dining programs occur at participating restaurant at various times throughout the year. Check back for the latest promotional program.
20 restaurants created and offered special children’s menus featuring a complete meal that satisfies a child’s hunger and a parent’s conscience. Many of the restaurants continue to offer this special menu. Click here for a list of participants.
A Healthy Reminder: Eat Your Colors to Stay Healthy and Fit
It’s essential to get a colorful variety of vegetables and fruits into your diet every day! Why? Because colorful vegetables and fruits provide the wide range of vitamins and minerals that your body needs to maintain good health and energy levels.
Interested in Joining the Program
Local restaurants are welcome at any time to join the Healthier Dining Restaurant Program. For more information about becoming a member of this program send us an email