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A Healthy Restaurant Dining Initiative
Anyone who has ever tried to lower their fat intake or shed a few pounds understands the challenges eating at a restaurant can bring. One meal out can derail our best-laid plans when it comes to healthy eating. It is not only that restaurant fare is often higher in salt and fat; we simply tend to eat too much when we dine out.

Is it possible to eat healthy when eating out? The Ontario County Health Collaborative hopes We Choose Health Ontario will give restaurant-goers the opportunity to find out. Participating restaurants have agreed to provide healthy options to their customers and to assist with raising community awareness about the impact of diet on chronic diseases, particularly obesity and high blood pressure.

Thank You to Our Participating Restaurants!
The Ontario County Health Collaborative thanks the owners, managers, chefs, and staff at the following restaurants for making the health of Ontario County residents their business. Look for initiative signage and ask your server about available healthy options the next time you go out for a bite! 

Beehive Brew Pub
Charlie’s Restaurant
Macri's Deli and Cafe
Dana’s Time Out
Halsey’s Restaurant
Lafayette Motel and Restaurant
Talk of the Town Café II
Warfield's Restaurant
The Depot 25 Restaurant
Torrey Park Grill
Upstairs Bistro at the NYWCC
Uno Chicago Grill
Blue Ribbon Restaurant

Clifton Springs
Clifton Springs
Attention Restaurant Owners and Managers 
Are you interested in joining We Choose Health Ontario? It's easy, it's free, and its not too late! See the sample materials below and call 1-800-299-2995 to set up a meeting with a representative from the Ontario County Health Collaborative.
 We Choose Health Materials

Letter of Introduction
     Explanation of the initiative
Initiative Flyer
     Directions and list of healthy measures from which to choose
Window Cling
     Image of initiative logo as it appears on window cling
Table Cards
     Image of table cards provided to participating restaurants
Dietitian Notes
     Advice from Registered Dietitians
Seasoning with Herbs and Spices
     Fact sheet about salt-free seasoning

More information:
Press Release 11/18/14

Page last updated 10/27/15