PLANTBASED PIZZA Veggie pizzas were one item in the spotlight for Food Day which aims to show how creative plantbased menu items can be

PLANT-BASED PIZZA: Veggie pizzas were one item in the spotlight for Food Day, which aims to show how creative plant-based menu items can be.

Metz’s Food Day pushes plant-based cuisine

One lunch period at 50 accounts aims to further the conversation about sustainable and healthful menus.

“It’s like Earth Day, but for food.” That’s how Bill Allman, director of sustainability for Metz Culinary Management, described Food Day, a nationwide event in October. Fifty of Metz’s college, school and healthcare accounts participated this year.

Like Earth Day, Food Day is an annual occurrence that’s meant to raise awareness and have an impact on the other 364 days of the year.

The menu for lunch that day was largely plant-based, with

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