Highlighted last year as an up-and-coming 2011 trend, Meatless Monday has certainly left its mark on the restaurant industry. Hundreds of chefs around the country use the campaign to raise health, boost sustainability and create compelling dishes.
A recent poll by real-time reservation site Open Table found that savvy patrons are excited about the initiative as well: 69% of those responding reported that they go Meatless Monday, with an additional 9% saying that they observe Meatless Monday on occasion.
Open Table is the world’s premier reservation service, with more than 20,000 international restaurant listings and partnerships with Google, Yahoo!, Yelp, Zagat and others. They host over 40 Meatless Monday restaurants from across the U.S. including; Daffodil (San Francisco), Tarry Lodge (Port Chester, NY), B & B Ristorante (Las Vegas), Matsuhisa (Aspen), Cookshop (N.Y.C.) and Zink! American Kitchen (Charlotte, NC).
It’s easy to add your favorite restaurant to the growing list of Meatless Monday supporters! Simply download our restaurant toolkit for reasons to go meatless, case studies, promotion ideas and more.