Hlavní strana Zemí Francie Methodology Step 2 : Recommendations In France Recommendations to the restaurants

Recommendations to the restaurants

The Institute Paul Bocuse formed the ten recommendations to the restaurants following the French PNNS guidelines.

  • 1 – Favour cooking methods such as steam, oven, or grill.
  • 2 – Offer dishes in 2 sizes .
  • 3 – I offer at least one starter with salads (raw vegetables and/or fruit).
  • 4 – I offer at least one dish with fish or vegetal proteins.
  • 5 – I offer vegetables and starchy food as accompaniment of all the dishes.
  • 6 – I offer at least one dessert with fresh fruit.
  • 7 – As appetisers, I offer olives, dry fruit, raw vegetables instead of peanuts and salty biscuits.
  • 8 – I offer seasoning for salads which are made with low-fat cottage cheese, lemon juice and herbs.
  • 9 – I offer whole bread.
  • 10 – I offer automatically tap water to my clients.

Criteria to respect in order to be part of the FOOD restaurants’ network

Following the creation of the FOOD recommendations for restaurants, a network of restaurants respecting a certain number of recommendations was created.

In France, restaurants have to apply 6 out of the 12 recommendations in order to be part of the FOOD restaurants network.

To see the map of the entire network of FOOD restaurants, click here