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Huntington Hospitality Inspires Guests to Curb Food Waste with Chef Event
The Bon Appétit Huntington Hospitality team hosted an informative event at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens that was equal parts movie screening, discussion panel, and sustainability soirée.
While preventing unnecessary food waste in the first place is always preferable, the compost pile is the final barrier to prevent food from going into the landfill. Whether you have a backyard garden or you’re an apartment dweller, composting is easier than you think.
When Beauty Is Skin Deep
Every time you peel a potato, or most other vegetables, you’re choosing to throw away most of that fiber and other nutrients in favor of aesthetics. Seems silly, right? Let’s learn to love our peels.
Wasted! Film Screenings Allow Bon Appétit Teams to Showcase Food Waste
In an effort to raise awareness about food waste, Fellows worked with various Bon Appétit accounts to show screenings of a documentary called “Wasted!” and serve up fun zero waste food items.
Whitman Glean Team Students Fight Food Waste on Farms
At Whitman College in Walla Walla, WA, a group of students in the Whitman Glean Team are doing their part to get uneaten food out of the field and into the hands of people who need it.
University of Portland GM Transforms Scraps for Chic Meal in a Dumpster
General Manager Kirk Mustain at the University of Portland in Portland, OR, successfully rose to the challenge of creating elegance from remnants at the request of an organization called Salvage Supperclub
Venti Volunteerism From Starbuck’s SODO Kitchen
Bon Appétiters at SODO Kitchen at Starbucks in Seattle completed a day of volunteering for Food Lifeline, whose mission is to rescue surplus food from area farmers, producers, stores, and restaurants and distribute it to food banks, shelters, and meal programs throughout western Washington
It All Comes Down to Respect
What’s the best thing about working for Bon Appétit? Willamette University Executive Chef André Uribe has been asked that question a million times
SAP Reduces Waste by 27 Percent
SAP participated in Bon Appétit’s Waste Awareness Campaign, an annual month-long educational and awareness-raising initiative with a three-part goal