Gallery: How Dan Rosenthal is Greening Chicago’s Restaurant Industry


At this month’s Green Drinks in Chicago, extroverted and engaging restauranteur Dan Rosenthal inspired the crowd with tales of his limitless efforts to green the city. When he realized that he could not afford for his restaurants to go green, Rosenthal partnered with fellow renowned restaurant owner and “Breakfast Queen” Ina Pinkney to launch the Green Chicago Restaurant Co-op in 2007. This was a significant step for the restaurant industry, but Rosenthal’s newest venture could bring even bigger changes to the windy city – he has revealed plans to open the largest food waste composting plant in the nation by the end of this year!

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  1. klovefourtyseven August 16, 2010 at 3:56 pm

    I am presently in the green business and would like to join your organization and sit in on your meetings. Please go to Iam also a public access producer and would like to help with your “saving the enviroment efforts”.

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