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Healthier catering

Eating out has become part of our everyday lives, with 75% of adults in the UK eating out at least once a week.

Food consumed outside the home tends to be higher in saturated fats and salt than food eaten at home. Barnet is committed to helping residents and businesses get healthier by making small changes to their food choices, as small changes can make a big difference to Barnet’s health and reduce obesity in the community.

Healthier Catering Commitment





The Healthier Catering Commitment is a London-wide scheme which publicly recognises and rewards catering businesses that demonstrate a commitment to providing healthier food choices and healthier cooking techniques.

Find a Healthier Catering Commitment business

Businesses that have successfully gained the Healthier Catering Commitment award will have a black Healthier Catering Commitment sticker displayed in their window to promote their award.

There's an additional silver and gold award for businesses that make significant changes to their cooking techniques and menu options. 

Become a Healthier Catering Commitment business

The scheme is aimed at all registered food outlets in Barnet including fast-foods, restaurants, cafes, sandwich bars, leisure centres and business caterers. Your business must be committed to a good standard of hygiene and have achieved three or more stars in the food Hygiene Rating.

If you're interested in getting involved, contact us on:

Tel: 020 8359 7995   
Email: foodsafety@barnet.gov.uk
Re Ltd Food Safety Services
Barnet House
1255 High Rd Whetstone N20 0EJ

This scheme is supported by the NHS, Greater London Authority, Barnet council and the Charted Institute of Environmental Health. There are currently more than 20 boroughs in London successfully running this scheme.

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