The Guaranteed Green certification program helps eaters identify and support restaurants, caterers, and other foodservice operations that have demonstrated a commitment to—and achieved a high level of—environmental sustainability.

It also offers desirable visibility to Guaranteed Green locations. They’re recognized in print media throughout Chicago’s airports, hotels city-wide, and on websites including Chicago’s official city tourism site. Chicago Magazine and Edible Chicago also include the Guaranteed Green sprouting fork emblem as part of their restaurant listings.


Who’s Eligible:

The certification process is available to any licensed foodservice establishment seeking to increase their sustainability.


How to Qualify:

Certification requires meeting standards in the areas of sustainable food purchasing, environmentally preferable cleaning products, disposables, and furnishings, as well management of energy, water, and waste.


Find more details on how you can qualify and join the Guaranteed Green community.

See our complete list of Guaranteed Green Locations in the Chicago area.

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