Every business is different and solutions to common problems are diverse. Under each level, read how the Coastal Connection restaurants are finding ways to make a positive impact!
Mary’s Kitchen @ Lynn University
3 Sea Star solutions!
Both Mary’s Kitchen and Just Salad are reducing waste by offering customers reusable containers for to-go food. At Mary’s Kitchen students can pay a deposit for a reusable take out box. Next time they come in, they return it for a clean one to use again. At Just Salad, customers can purchase a reusable bowl to bring back and refill.
Crazy Uncle Mike’s
2 Star Solutions! What are some unique actions?
Crazy Uncle Mike’s is reducing single use plastic by offering metal straws for sale to their customers. To further their environmental benefit, every straw purchase makes a donation to Friends of Gumbo Limbo.
Gary Rack’s Farmhouse Kitchen
Ventura’s Pizza Kitchen
1 Star Solutions! What are some unique actions?
Mane Coffee and Gary Rack’s Farmhouse Kitchen both provide reusable tableware for on-site dining. Gary Rack’s Farmhouse Kitchen is farm-to-table, sourcing much of its food locally. To reduce food waste Ventura’s Kitchen has frequent deliveries, ensuring their produce is always fresh, and Gary Rack’s Farmhouse Kitchen donates unused bread at the end of each day to local food pantries.