Celebrating Earth Day: Sustainable Dining Practices We’re Proud Of

At Bettolino Kitchen, we treat every day like Earth Day. As stewards of our local environment here in the South Bay, we are committed to implementing sustainable dining practices that minimize our impact on the planet while providing our guests with delicious and nutritious meals. In honor of Earth Day, we’re excited to share with you some of the sustainable practices that we’re proud to be a part of.

The Bettolino Kitchen team volunteers in the local community, including at Valmonte Farm & Garden – one of the local providers of our greens.
  1. Blue Zones Certification: As a Blue Zones-certified restaurant, we are dedicated to promoting healthy eating habits and longevity within our community. Inspired by the Blue Zones project, which identifies regions of the world where people live longer, healthier lives, we strive to incorporate Blue Zones principles into our menu and dining experience. From plant-based options to mindful portion sizes, we’re proud to offer dishes that nourish both body and soul.
  2. Clean Bay Certification: We are honored to be recognized as a Clean Bay Certified restaurant by The Bay Foundation. This certification acknowledges our commitment to preventing pollution and protecting the health of our local waterways. By implementing best practices for waste management and water conservation, we are proud to do our part in preserving the beauty and integrity of our coastal environment.
  3. Locally-Sourced Ingredients: Supporting local farmers and producers is a cornerstone of our sustainable dining philosophy. We source many of our ingredients from local providers (such as Valmonte Farm & Garden right here in the South Bay!), reducing the carbon footprint associated with food transportation and supporting the local economy. From farm-fresh produce to local cheeses and bar selections, we’re proud to showcase the fresh selection of our local region on our menu.
  4. Zero Waste Initiatives: We believe in the importance of minimizing food waste and maximizing efficiency in our kitchen. Our ingredients come to us in daily deliveries, which means that we’re ordering only what we need to feed our guests every single day – ensuring everything remains fresh and that nothing goes to waste.
  5. Environmental Volunteer Opportunities: Our commitment to sustainability extends beyond the walls of our restaurant. Our team has actively participated in local volunteer opportunities, including beach clean-ups and community garden projects. By giving back to our community and helping to preserve our natural resources, we’re proud to make a positive impact on the planet.

At Bettolino Kitchen, sustainability isn’t just a buzzword—it’s the way we do business. We’re proud to be part of the positive impact that sustainable dining practices have on our community. Join us for a meal soon and experience the difference for yourself!

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Hours of Operation

Monday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Tuesday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Wednesday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Thursday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Friday: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM

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