The Therapist started by giving healthy options to those visiting Lx Factory. Now, not only the restaurant has gained a new home in this special part of Lisbon, as it is coming to preach the word of good to Alvalade. There the dishes that change with the seasons and are always made with fresh, local products. The take-away packaging is biodegradable and customers are encouraged to bring their own boxes.
Sustainability Criteria reported ⬇️
✅Water-saving system installed
✅Use sustainable and/or recycled furniture and utensils(elements present in the decoration, in the type of construction chosen, in the furniture, etc.)
✅Provide tap water
✅All employees have an employment contract
✅Leftovers are reused for projects like Too Good To Go or Phenix(at times near the closing of the establishment) or Refood and Utopia Verde – OR they don’t because they work in such a way that they don’t have leftovers
✅ Use tableware and utensils (cutlery) produced in Portugal
✅Straws are made of stainless steel, bamboo or perishable material (ex. pasta) and only offered after customer’s request.
✅Take-away packaging is made of biodegradable material
✅Encourage the customers to bring their take-away package
✅Do not add unsolicited items(e.g. napkins, chopsticks, sauces)
✅Make the most of ingredients, including animals (shells, branches, bones, bones, bones, and bones to make broth or new dishes)
✅More than 50% of food ingredients are organic
✅More than 50% of products are domestic
✅Work with local producers and when these products do not exist locally they seek fair trade(e.g. coffee, chocolate, tea, etc.)
✅The packaging and preservation of the food are done using reusable utensils (ex. Tupperware, jars, etc)
✅The menu changes at least every season, made with seasonal products
✅There are at least 3 vegetarian/vegan main course options(balanced options – no mixed salad, for example.)
✅There are at least 2 vegetarian/vegan options in the entrees
✅There is at least 1 vegan option for dessert(not just fruit)
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