Why apply?

Receiving a Snail of Approval for your restaurant or farm brings with it many benefits.

Benefits of receiving a Snail of Approval

These are some of the advantages of the Snail of Approval to your business.

  • Snail of Approval decal to be displayed at your place of business
  • Use of the Slow Food in Sonoma County Snail of Approval logo on your menus and/or publicity materials in accordance with Slow Food guidelines
  • Placement on the Slow Food in Sonoma County map and listing on this website
  • A Press Release that announces the annual award winners
  • A special Snail of Approval Award reception held annually, featuring all honorees for the year
  • Social-media posts announcing the Snail of Approval award to your business/organization
  • Snail of Approval “likes” of your business/organization’s social media pages
  • Sharing relevant social-media posts and press coverage of your business
  • Your business displayed as a recognized Snail of Approval recipient on other food-related social media channels in the region
  • Participate in “Snail Trail” meetups at your place of business
  • Slow Food operates in over 150 different countries, so tourists, especially those from Europe, Australia, Asia and North America, realize the significance of the snail and often choose to patronize establishments that comply with Slow Food principles

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