22 April 2024

Choice for Children

Add a healthy dish to your children’s menu and win a gourmet chef experience. Deadline extended to noon on Monday 13th May.

The NIHF, in conjunction with the Food Standards Agency (FSA), is running a social media competition to recognise and promote hotel restaurants that are providing healthier menu choices for children. 

It’s easy to enter. Just take a photo of a healthy children’s menu dish and upload it at nihf.co.uk with the recipe by noon on 13th May 2024. The Federation and FSA will then review the dishes before shortlisting the healthiest and posting on Instagram. The children’s menu dish with the most likes after a week will be the winner.

Each shortlisted entrant will receive a special signed celebrity cookbook. The winner will receive two tickets to the Chef Dinner at the Merchant Hotel as part of Hospitality Exchange 2024, prepared by the yet-to-be-named celebrity chef.

The aim of the competition is to increase the choice on childrens’ menus and make them healthier. Your entry should:

  • Include at least one portion of vegetables/fruit.
  • Should not be deep fried.
  • Have no added salt.
  • Offer an alternative to chips such as boiled potatoes, rice, pasta, noodles or bread.
  • Be appropriately sized for a child.
  • Include ingredients that are higher in fibre and contain less salt, sugar and saturated fat.

Only open to NIHF Members. One entry per Member. Full Terms and Conditions on the online entry form.

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