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Cafe Phipps


One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213
https://phipps.conservatory.org/visit-and-explore/
Email : Jonathan.Crayton@sodexo.com
Phone : 4126226915

County : Allegheny
Neighborhood : Pittsburgh - South Oakland
County: Allegheny
Designation Level : Platinum Designation
Owner/Manager : Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens


(June 24, 2016, 08:45) Restaurant's comment:
The mission of Café Phipps is to provide our visitors with fresh, healthy meals featuring local, organic, sustainably produced and seasonal ingredients whenever possible; to create an enjoyable green dining experience for visitors of all ages; and to highlight the important connections between people, plants, health and the planet.

Sustainability Practices:


General

Points
1 point Mandatory: We will/we pledge to display our Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant designation on our website, menu, and/or marketing materials

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps will display our Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant designation on our website, menu, and/or marketing materials, and program decal.
1 point Mandatory: We will/we pledge to post the Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant decal in a place visible to restaurant guests

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps will display our Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant designation through our website, menu, and/or marketing materials, and program decal.
3 points We have adopted a comprehensive sustainability policy

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps, as well as Phipps Conservatory, has adopted a comprehensive sustainability policy.
3 points We provide sustainability-related training and information to all new and existing employees

Restaurant's statement: Phipps and Café Phipps provide sustainability training and information to all new and existing employees.
3 points We include updates on our sustainable actions within staff meetings

Restaurant's statement: Phipps holds monthly meetings with staff to update staff on sustainable actions.
11 Points for General

Waste Reduction

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4 points We track the amount of waste our restaurant produces and disposes and our progress on waste reduction

Restaurant's statement: The entire Phipps campus, including Café Phipps, performs waste audits every five years. Waste is also tracked monthly, and the annual landfill diversion rate is calculated every year.
4 points We have conducted a professionally done, comprehensive waste audit within the past 5 years

Restaurant's statement: We perform waste audits everything five years on our campus which includes Café Phipps. We tracking our waste each month and calculate our annual landfill diversion rate every year as well.
2 points We recycle all of the following materials: paper, glass, plastic, cardboard, and aluminum

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps utilizes recycling services through the city of Pittsburgh, which includes paper, glass, plastic, cardboard, and aluminum. Phipps also provides compost waste through AgRecycle.
3 points We recycle/donate for reuse some of the following large materials/items: appliances, building materials, cabinets, countertops, windows, doors, flooring, mirrors, furniture, toilets, sinks

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps donates large items to Construction Junction and recycles appliances with eLoop.
3 points We recycle/donate for reuse some of the following small materials/items: polystyrene/Styrofoam, light bulbs, batteries, aerosol cans, paint, computer systems, hardware, light fixtures, ink and toner cartridges

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps recycles small, hard-to-recycle items with eLoop.
2 points We buy at least one of the following products in bulk - no individually wrapped/portioned items: straws, to-go cutlery, or condiments used for in-house orders

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps purchases straws and condiments in bulk.
2 points We have eliminated straws from guest use or instilled an "offer first" approach with straws

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps uses compostable straws and lids, available for guests to pick up on their own.
3 points We sell or donate our used cooking oil

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps donates its oil through Greenlight Biofuels
5 points We compost our food waste

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps composts food waste, utilizing services from Ag Recycle.
3 points We practice "root-to-stem" or "nose-to-tail" cooking

Restaurant's statement: Everything cooked at Café Phipps is utilized. Any scraps are turned into quiche, broth or soup.
1 point We post our daily specials or menu on a chalkboard/whiteboard as opposed to printing

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps use a chalkboard to display daily specials and menu items.
2 points We do not use plastic bags to bag take-out items or have instilled an "offer first" approach to bagging take-out items in plastic

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps has compostable paper bags, available to guests only upon request.
3 points We have eliminated the use of polystyrene foam or Styrofoam containers (boxes and cups) for take-out use

Restaurant's statement: Polystyrene and Styrofoam have been eliminated from use in Café Phipps.
3 points We purchase paper products and/or containers made from recycled content

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps purchases paper products (paper towels, napkins, toilet paper) made from recycled material. Paper towels and napkins, as well as all take-out boxes, cups, to-go containers and to-go cutlery is compostable.
2 points We purchase paper products and/or containers that are recyclable

Restaurant's statement: All paper products purchased by Café Phipps for containers are recyclable as well as compostable.
3 points We purchase plastic products/containers made from recycled content

Restaurant's statement: All plastic products purchased by Café Phipps for containers are made from recycled content and are compostable.
2 points We purchase plastic products/containers that are recyclable

Restaurant's statement: All plastic products purchased by Café Phipps for containers are recyclable and compostable.
2 points We do not serve water that is bottled in plastic

Restaurant's statement: Bottled water is not served at Café Phipps.
2 points If we offer our guests paper self-serve napkins, we use a single output dispenser

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps uses paper self service napkins and a single output dispenser.
2 points We use a paperless ordering and billing for vendors where it is available

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps uses paperless ordering and billing for vendors.
2 points We use environmentally-friendly cleaning products

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps utilizes Green Cleaning Products that have third party verification (such as GreenSeal).
3 points We serve dine-in food and beverages with multi-use rather than disposable dishware (plates, cups, utensils, ramekins, etc.)

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps uses multi-use dishware.
1 point We pay utility bills electronically (when given the option)

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps pays its electric bills electronically through Duquesne Light.
59 Points for Waste Reduction

Water Conservation

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3 points We track the amount of water our restaurant uses and our progress on water conservation

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps has water meters that track water consumption, as well as other reporting that tracks its water reduction.
3 points We have installed a low-flow pre-rinse sprayer for dishwashing

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps uses a low flow pre-rinse sprayer for dishwashing.
3 points We have addressed water conservation by reducing the flow rate of our sinks

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps has installed aerators to reduce the flow rate of its sinks.
2 points We practice water-saving dishwashing techniques: hand scraping plates, pots, and pans before washing, presoaking pans/utensils, only running the dishwasher when it is full, and/or basin style washing

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps practices all the water-saving dishwashing techniques listed above: hand scraping dishes, presoaking pans/utensils, only running the dishwasher when it is full, and basin style washing.
3 points We have addressed water conservation through the efficiency of our toilets

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps has automated sensing toilets.
3 points We have addressed water conservation through the efficiency of our urinals

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps has waterless urinals.
3 points We use touch-free faucets/motion sensor sinks in restrooms

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps uses touch-free facucets/motion sensor faucets.
1 point We thaw frozen foods in the refrigerator (not with running water)

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps thaws frozen foods in the refrigerator.
3 points We capture rainwater

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps has a green roof and uses captured water to irigate the plants on the roof.
1 point We avoid hosing indoor and outdoor areas. Instead, we use dry cleaning methods followed by a damp mopping

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps' kitchen uses dry cleaning methods followed by a damp mopping.
2 points We regularly check for and repair leaks in our water system

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps monitors its water usage with meter data and repair any leaks that are shown.
2 points We take necessary precautions to prevent wastewater contaminants produced during exterior cleaning/pressure washing or cleaning of floor mats, trash cans, or equipment from entering storm drains

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps uses best management practices to prevent waste water from entering storm drains.
1 point We turn off all kitchen faucets when not in use

Restaurant's statement: All kitchen faucets are turned off at Café Phipps when not in use.
30 Points for Water Conservation

Energy Efficiency

Points
3 points We track the amount of energy our restaurant consumes and our progress on energy efficiency

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps tracks the amount of energy it uses, as well as its progress in energy efficiency.
4 points We have conducted a professionally done, comprehensive energy audit in the past 5 years

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps has a complete energy audit done each year with its meter data.
2 points We have our HVAC inspected annually to ensure it is in proper working condition and operating efficiently

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps has HVAC inspections completed each season.
2 points We use a programmable thermostat (continuously programmed to heat at 68 degrees and cool at 74 degrees during operating hours and 62 to heat/85 to cool during non-operating hours)

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps is committed to setting the programmable thermostat to the temperature requirements indicated.
2 points We have addressed energy efficiency through our windows and doors

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps has double-pane, efficient windows and the doors are sealed and insulated.
4 points We have a policy that we only purchase Energy Star equipment or appliances when available

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps has a policy for purchasing Energy Star appliances and equipment.
2 points We have installed plastic strip curtains at walk-in cooler and freezer doors

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps has installed plastic strip curtains in its walk-in cooler.
4 points We have upgraded to energy efficient lighting (T8 or T5 flourescents, LED, CFL)

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps has energy efficient lights (LED and CFLs), which are dimmable and on a day light harvesting system.
5 points We use LED bulbs in lighting or emergency exits

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps uses LED bulbs in lights and emergency exits.
2 points We turn off non-emergency indoor lights during non-operating hours

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps turns off all non-emergency indoor lights during non-operating hours.
2 points We turn off lights in unused spaces or have installed sensors/timers to automatically turn them off

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps uses sensors and timers to automatically turn off lights in unused spaces.
4 points We use renewable energy to supply all or a portion of our energy needs

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps, as well as the entire Phipps campus, purchases RECs for 100% of its energy use.
2 points We regularly clean evaporator and condenser coils on refrigerators (every 3 months)

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps cleans the evaporators and condenser coils in the units quarterly.
1 point We maintain the temperature of our hot water heater at 140 degrees or at the lowest temperature consistent with our sanitizing system

Restaurant's statement: The temperature in Café Phipps' hot water heater is below 140 degrees F.
1 point We turn off all electronic equipment at the end of business or place them in energy saving mode

Restaurant's statement: All electronic equipment in Café Phipps is placed in energy saving mode at the end of the business day.
2 points We power down the kitchen equipment during slow, idle times

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps powers down kitchen equipment during slow and idle times.
2 points We have installed a barrier between the outside air and main entrance (air curtain, foyer, double doors, indoor curtain, revolving door)

Restaurant's statement: There is a vestibule air lock between Café Phipps and the outside.
1 point We use natural cooling in place of air conditioning, when acceptable

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps utilizes natural ventilation and night time flushing out through automated windows that are tied to our BAS.
2 points We have insulated all refrigeration cold suction lines

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps has insulated all refrigeration cold suction lines.
3 points We use daylight sensors or adjust our indoor lighting based on natural sunlight available

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps has day light sensors which control the day light harvesting, dimming lighting system.
50 Points for Energy Efficiency

People - Community/Consumer Actions

Points
2 points We partner with, fundraise, sponsor, promote or donate to a local community organization, community members, or cause

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps donates excess food to 412 Food Rescue.
3 points We participate in planned prepared budgeted meal programs to assist in food donations.

Restaurant's statement: Phipps hosts in a yearly "Red, Ripe and Roasted," which Benefits the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.
3 points We provide employment opportunities for residents of the local community

Restaurant's statement: 100% of Café Phipps employees are residents of the local community.
4 points We are involved with an urban farm or community garden that supplies a portion of our produce

Restaurant's statement: A portion of Café Phipps produce is supplied by Phipps' own rooftop garden, as well as local farms like Son Shine Farms and Brenckles Farm.
4 points We participate in cooking classes, farmer events, or provide educational opportunities for adults or children to promote responsible food choices, culinary skills, food sourcing, meal planning, health and wellness, or other educational purposes

Restaurant's statement: Phipps offers free public programs, a portion of which relate to healthy eating and growing your own food. Phipps also is home to Let's Move Pittsburgh. Let's Move Pittsburgh — modeled after First Lady Michelle Obama's national Let's Move! campaign to raise awareness about the benefits of healthy foods, increased exercise and decreased screen time — is a program of Phipps and a collaborative effort to improve the health of children in southwestern Pennsylvania. Engaging communities with an interest in and a capacity for making a difference, Let's Move Pittsburgh ultimately seeks to better understand childhood health issues, and then tackle them with a unified approach that anyone can follow to meet a common goal.
2 points We donate used cookware, linens, equipment, electronics, furniture, curtains, etc. to charity

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps donates items to Construction Junction and electronic waste to eLoop.
3 points We prioritize buying food grown from immigrant farmers, farmers of color, women farmers, youth or emerging farmers

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps sources produce and meats from Son Shine farm, which is a women-owned business.
4 points We help to provide access to healthy, fresh food to people in underserved communities

Restaurant's statement: Phipps sponsors Homegrown, program dedicated to increasing community access to fresh produce, promoting better food choices and improving the overall health of families and children. We fulfill our goals by installing raised-bed vegetable gardens at households in underserved neighborhoods and by providing mentorship and resources.
5 points We help to provide children in underserved communities access to fresh, healthy food in order to supplement meals outside of regular school hours or during the standard school year

Restaurant's statement: Phipps' Homegrown program serves underserved communities and builds capacity for residents and children to grow fresh and healthy food.
2 points We encourage guests to take alternative transportation to get to our restaurant (bike, bus, walk, carpool)

Restaurant's statement: Nearby bus routes, bike lanes and on-site bike racks encourage guests to take alternative forms of transportation.
2 points There is a secure location to store bicycles at or near our restaurant

Restaurant's statement: Multiple bike racks are available at Phipps accommodating more than 30 bikes.
1 point We have a bicycle air pump and flat tire repair kit on premises

Restaurant's statement: An air pump and flat tire repair kit are available at the Phipps admission desk, adjacent to Cafe Phipps.
35 Points for People - Community/Consumer Actions

People - Employee Actions

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2 points We positively contribute to employee health and wellness through incentives or programs offered (i.e. gym membership discounts, yoga classes, sports league, etc.)

Restaurant's statement: Phipps offers a wellness program that includes free yoga classes, mindfulness training and daily organic fruit as snacks.
5 points We exceed the industry standard for FOH and BOH employee wages (over the current minimum wage rate) or have instituted an alternative pay system structure compared to traditional industry methods

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps employees start at $12/ hour.
4 points We offer health benefits to our employees

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps' insurance provider is Cigna.
1 point Our restaurant is owned by someone who lives within the local region

Restaurant's statement: The owner of Café Phipps lives in Pittsburgh, PA.
3 points We offer our staff training to further enhance career development

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps offers free management and food safety handling classes to all staff.
2 points We provide some form of incentive for employee's use of alternative transportation for work (public transportation, walk, bicycle, carpooling)

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps staff are incentivized by $2 for every alternative transportation trip (to or from work).
3 points We provide employees with at least 11 hours of non-working time between shifts

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps provides employees a minimum of 11 hours non-working time between shifts.
3 points We provide employees working double shifts with a minimum break time of two hours

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps provides employees with a minimum break time of two hours between double shifts.
3 points We provide our employees at least one day off for every five days worked consecutively

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps provides employees at least one day off for every five days worked consecutively.
3 points Our full-time salaried employees work an average no more than of 35-45 hours/week

Restaurant's statement: Full-time salaried employees at Café Phipps work an average of 35-45 hours per week.
3 points For employees earning hourly wages, we guarantee a minimum amount of weekly working hours

Restaurant's statement: Hourly employees at Café Phipps are guarantee a minimum amount of weekly working hours.
3 points We provide FOH and BOH employees with some form of compensation during sick leave

Restaurant's statement: Employees at Café Phipps receive full compensation for up to three absences.
3 points We offer our FOH and BOH employees vacation time

Restaurant's statement: Employees at Café Phipps start at three weeks paid vacation.
3 points We offer internal promotions

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps offers internal promotions, and has promoted servers to team and catering supervisors on several occasions.
3 points We cross-train employees across different floor and kitchen positions

Restaurant's statement: At Café Phipps, dishwashers are trained as prep cooks, prep cooks are trained as cooks, and servers are trained as bartenders.
3 points We provide employees with the ability to move between front and back of house positions

Restaurant's statement: At Café Phipps, dishwashers are trained as prep cooks, prep cooks are trained as cooks, and servers are trained as bartenders.
3 points We give raises based on employee performance and responsibility

Restaurant's statement: Yearly raises are awarded based on job performance and responsibility, with the minimum annual raise of 3%.
1 point We provide discounts for our employees at our restaurant

Restaurant's statement: Employees at Café Phipps receive a 100% discount on food.
2 points We provide bonuses or incentives for employee performance

Restaurant's statement: Bonuses are offered to Café Phipps employees annually to promote employee performance.
2 points We work hard to ensure a diverse and inclusive work environment

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment. Management targets specific percentage numbers of employees that represent minorities and underserved audiences.
55 Points for People - Employee Actions

Responsible Sourcing

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3 points When Energy Star or energy efficient equipment is not available or attainable, we make it a priority to purchase refurbished appliances or equipment

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps utilizes Energy Star-certified kitchen equipment, including the dishwasher, freezer and cooler.
2 points We serve certified organic, fair trade, and/or bird friendly coffee and/or tea

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps sources organic, fair trade coffee from La Prima Espresso, a local company, and organic tea from Tazo.
3 points We derive some items or ingredients locally (i.e. cheese, milk, coffee, tea, juice, baked goods, beer, wine, spirits, invasive species, raw baking materials)

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps sources milk and cheesefrom local dairies, including Schneider's Dairy and Son Shine Farms. Juices are squeezed from fruit grown at Phipps when seasonally appropriate. Local/regional beer offerings include Penn Pilsner (Pittbrugh) and Yuengling (Pottsville).
4 points We source our seafood sustainably [Consult Monterey Bay's Seafood Watch Guide (do not serve from 'Avoid' column), Blue Ocean Institute's Guide to Friendly Seafood (do not serve those coded as orange or red), or purchase from a supplier certified by the Marine Stewardship Council]

Restaurant's statement: Salmon, a staple menu item at Café Phipps, is a Monterey Bay's Seafood Watch Guide best choice.
3 points We make purchases from a farmer coop, local food hub, or local food purveyor

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps makes purchases from farmer coops, including Son Shine Farms.
2 points We source products from a regionally-based third party supplier

Restaurant's statement: Paragon is a regionally-based third party supplier to Café Phipps.
3 points We rotate menu items based on seasonality

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps' menu changes seasonally, four times per year. Some examples of seasonal dishes include: Spring: spring pea hummus platter Summer: tomato bruschetta Fall: autumn harvest salad Winter: pickled vegetables and halloumi platter
4 points We purchase items at the local Farmer's Market

Restaurant's statement: Phipps Conservatory hosts a seasonal, weekly farmer's market, from which Café Phipps purchases product as needed and available.
2 points We purchase eggs that have at least one of the following characteristics: local, cage-free, organic

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps purchases eggs that meet all three criteria: local, cage-free and organic.
2 points We recognize local farms and/or vendors whose products we source online, on our menu, or through our marketing

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps highlights local farms on the menu board, on the Café Phipps website and through a labeled photo gallery on the wall of the restaurant.
4 points We participate in hyperlocal sourcing (restaurant gardens, apiary on-site, or sourcing products from within the local community/zip code)

Restaurant's statement: Phipps Conservatory has its own organic, edible garden that supplies Café Phipps.
3 points We can, pickle, or preserve foods

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps pickles vegetables during the summer for use throughout the year. Some pickled items include carrots, cauliflower, zucchini and celery.
3 points We make at least one of the following items in-house: salad dressings, condiments, sauces, jams, jellies, juices, soups, broths, stock, chutneys, syrups, salsas

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps makes all of its dressings, including cilantro and basil vinaigrette; all sauces, including yogurt-based ranch; all soups, including vegan options like white chili and tomato-fennel; as well as fruit chutneys and red and green salsas.
3 points We make our own non-alcoholic beverages, beer, wine, or spirits (including mixers)

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps does not offer soda, but instead offers Phipps' Splashes, which consist of local seltzer water with fresh fruit juice. Cafe Phipps also offers made-to-order "green" and "red" drinks, consisting of juiced vegetables.
2 points We have adopted a form of a "Meatless Mondays" approach to dining (choose one day/wk to serve meatless specials)

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps offers numerous vegetarian and vegan entrees everyday and adds a special meat-free option every Monday.
3 points We source animal products that are humanely raised and processed

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps sources humanely raised and processed animal products from Son Shine Farms.
8 points When in season, we source 46-100% of produce locally (From within a 150 mile radius)

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps sources approximately 75% of produce locally.
7 points When in season, we source 46-100% of produce regionally (From within a 400 mile radius)

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps sources 100% of produce regionally.
8 points We source 46-100% of meats locally (from within a 150 mile radius) OR we do not source meats

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps sources approximately 50% of meats locally.
7 points We source 76-100% of meats regionally (from within a 400 mile radius) OR you do not source meats

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps sources approximately 100% of meats regionally.
8 points 46-100% of products we use carry organic certification or are naturally grown

Restaurant's statement: Approximately 90% of products used at Café Phipps carry organic certification or are naturally grown.
84 Points for Responsible Sourcing

Nutrition

Points
2 points Our restaurant provides half portions of select menu items or small plates (tapas)

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps offers half portions of sandwiches that can be paired with a half salad or half soup.
2 points Our restaurant provides vegetarian/vegan fare

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps offers several vegan/vegetarian options year-round. The current menu features three vegetarian salads, two of which are vegan ( example Arugula and Farro salad); three vegetarian features, two of which are vegan (ex. Miso Quinoa Bowl); three or four vegetarian and/or vegan soups daily (ex. vegetable chili); a vegetarian panini and pizza and three vegetarian kid's options, one of which is vegan (ex. quinoa pasta with vegetable bolognese).
2 points Our restaurant provides menu items or side dishes marketed as healthier, lower calorie options than our traditional menu choices

Restaurant's statement: The entire menu at Café Phipps is lower in calories and healthier than traditional restaurant offerings. Some examples include the Spring Salad (artisan lettuce, grilled asparagus, peas, roasted red peppers, shaved fennel and feta cheese in lemon garlic vinaigrette) and the Miso Quinoa Bowl (wild mushrooms, bok choy, roasted Brussels sprouts, carrots, onions and quinoa in a miso broth topped with chili paste).
2 points Our restaurant provides entrée items served with fruits and/or vegetables

Restaurant's statement: Every entree is served with house-made, dairy free coleslaw (flavored with citrus) and an option of fresh fruit or a daily side (ex. roasted brussel sprouts with pomegranate seeds).
2 points Our restaurant provides allergen-free options

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps' entire menu is peanut-free and includes several gluten-free options. Examples of gluten-free options include quinoa pasta with vegetable bolgonese and several soups.
2 points Our restaurant provides calorie counts

Restaurant's statement: Spring Harvest Salad = 190 calories Calories from Fat = 110 Serving Size = one plate Café Phipps is working with University of Pittsburgh dietary students to complete calorie counts for all menu items.
2 points Our restaurant provides low-sodium options

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps adds minimal or no salt to all items on the menu.
3 points Our restaurant provides organic, non-GMO ingredients in beverages or raw baking materials used for food

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps does not use any GMO ingredients, and all Phipps Splashes are made with organic fruit.
2 points Our restaurant provides ancient grains (barley, farro, quinoa, polenta, amaranth, spelt, kamut, chia, sorghum, freekeh, teff, millet)

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps provides ancient grains, including farro, barley, chia and quinoa.
2 points Our restaurant provides low calorie salad dressings

Restaurant's statement: All of Café Phipps' dressings, which are made in house, are low calorie. This includes the cilantro vinaigrette, basil vinaigrette and champagne vinaigrette.
2 points Our restaurant provides smaller sized soda options

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps does not offer soda. All Phipps Splashes are a maximum of 40 calories.
3 points Our restaurant provides whole grain ingredients are used in children's meals

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps provides whole grain ingredients in children's meals. Examples include the quinoa pasta with vegetable bolognese and the almond butter and fresh berry panini.
3 points Our restaurant provides fruits or vegetables are offered with children's meals

Restaurant's statement: All Cafe Phipps children's meals are served with fresh fruit.
3 points Our restaurant provides alternatives to soft drinks for children's meals

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps does not serve soda, and child-sized Phipps Splashes are 40 calories or less.
3 points Our restaurant provides lean proteins are used in children's meals

Restaurant's statement: All children's meals at Café Phipps use lean proteins, including turkey and chicken.
3 points Our restaurant provides low-fat, low-calorie, low-sugar, or low-sodium options for children's meals

Restaurant's statement: All children's meals at Café Phipps are low-fat, low-calorie and low-sodium, including Turkey Salad with Greek yogurt ranch dressing.
2 points We use healthful, plant based oils for cooking and baking (containing predominantly monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats - no trans-fat/partially-hydrogenated oils)

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps uses only olive oil.
3 points We have satisfied the requirements associated with earning Live Well Allegheny restaurant status. (Note: If your restaurant is located in Allegheny County, completing these requirements will earn you status as a LWA Restaurant in addition to your SPR designation. If your restaurant is located outside of Allegheny County, you will receive points toward your SPR designation by meeting LWA Restaurant requirements.)

Restaurant's statement: Café Phipps has satisfied the Live Well Allegheny restaurant requirements and has achieved status.
43 Points for Nutrition