INTRODUCTION: A Food Network star would like to open a new restaurant somewhere in the United States that will be featuring the local food and agriculture of that region. You have been selected to select the location and to create the menu for this Food Network star’s newest restaurant.
GOAL – You have just been hired by a Food Network star to find a location for a new restaurant. You will need to design a gourmet menu that will reflect the local farming products and agriculture. You will be presenting your restaurant location and your menu to a committee from the Food Network and the Food Network star.
ROLE – You are a talented new chef. This will be an exciting challenge and opportunity for you to work with the Food Network. You will need to research the United States and select a location for this new restaurant.
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CHOOSE ONE of the PROJECTS below to complete. You will need to create your final product using a Google tool (Doc, Sheets or Slides) or equivalent (Word, Excel, Canva, Prezi, Adobe Spark, WeVideo, Powerpoint, etc…) and submit to your teacher by the date required.
DESIGN A MENU: You will need to create a new menu for your restaurant. This menu should be reflective of your theme and the local foods from where your restaurant is located. Be sure to include appetizers, salads, and entrees that feature local fruits, vegetables, meats, and perhaps seafood. You should create a brief description for a one appetizer, one salad, and entree. Be sure to use adjectives to describe the items which hopefully will help persuade the customer to order the items. The front of your menu should include the title for your restaurant and a logo. Be sure the name connects with the theme of the restaurant based upon the location. On the back of the menu you should briefly explain how the relationship between the local environment and the foods chosen.
CREATE A PHOTOSTORY: You need to research and prepare a slide show or photostory featuring the menu items that feature locally farmed or sourced ingredients. Make sure to write a short description of these items and where the source location can be found. Make sure to include images or photographs depicting each item.
ELA ACTIVITY: Read this article (click this link) to complete this activity. Write a one-page essay on the advantages of producing, using, or eating locally grown products in restaurants. Submit your essay to your teacher through the required platform.