Food System Initiatives - Restaurant Interventions

Making maximum use of limited resources is a position many coalitions find themselves in. Listed in this section are links to resources to help develop and maintain your coalition.  

Listed below are information and references to address physical activity and nutrition in specific sites or settings within the community.

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Order Up Healthy  P-00562 (PDF, 5.8 MB) is a toolkit for addressing the food environments within and surrounding restaurants in Wisconsin communities. Local coalitions, local community leaders, and other public health practitioners can use Order Up Healthy as a tool to increase the availability of and access to healthier foods and beverages. Promoting the consumption of healthier foods and beverages, such as fruits, vegetables, and drinking water, is important for creating healthy communities. Order Up Healthy focuses on improving the food environments of restaurants to make it easier for individuals to make healthy choices. Order Up Healthy provides a step-by-step guide for assessing, partnering with, and determining strategies for restaurants in your community. Strategies and methods featured in Order Up Healthy are evidence-based and incorporate stories from the field as illustrations of how to put these strategies into practice.

Many aspects of a restaurant intervention are incorporated in the State, Regional and Community Committee (SRC) Working with Restaurants Guide (PDF, 254 KB). Listed below are specific chapters and resources from the kit.

Toolkit -  SRC Working with Restaurants: Tips, Examples, Resources, and Research (PDF, 254 KB)

Assessment Tool List

Strategies List

Materials for Implementation

Evaluation Tools

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Last Revised: September 11, 2015