Years ago, if you wanted to eat “green”, you pretty much had to cook for yourself or opt for an often inedible-looking meal at a hard-to-find organic cafe. Nowadays it’s becoming easier to eat with the environment in mind whilst enjoying amazing cuisine in stunning settings. Here are five of the best sustainable restaurants.
1. Narisawa in Tokyo
A Japanese establishment serving French Japanese fusion Michellin Star dishes. Demonstrating the highest environmental and social responsibility practices, it’s ethos includes: procuring local, seasonal and ethically-sourced produce; treating people fairly; promoting healthy eating; community engagement and responsible marketing. There is a further focus on an eco-friendly supply chains, waste management, energy efficiency and water-saving initiatives.
2. Rouge Tomate in New York City
Incorporating sustainability into every aspect of it’s operations and Michellin Star menu. Fitted with FSC-certified wood floors and furniture, energy efficient ovens, refrigerators and lighting systems reducing energy use markedly. Restaurant staff ensure that waste is separated appropriately and that food items are composted. Ingredients are purchased from local purveyors with a focus on seasonal produce. Furthermore, all wines are organic or bio-dynamic.