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Sweet Tomatoes and Souplantation offers Presidents Day celebration for kids

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What was George Washington's favorite snack? What was Honest Abe's go-to side dish? Kids can test their historical knowledge and design their own Presidential Plate to celebrate Presidents' Day at Sweet Tomatoes and Souplantation restaurants. From Monday February 17 through Tuesday February 18, kids eat free at Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes with the purchase of a full priced adult meal. Kids can assemble their own Presidential Plate, choosing from foods that historians identify as presidential favorites.

Sweet Tomatoes and Souplantation's Presidential Food Quiz will put kids' historical knowledge to the test, as well as provide an educational and interactive element to the restaurant experience. Just match the former presidents below to their favorite foods, all of which are available at Sweet Tomatoes and Souplantation.

George Washington Olives

John Adams Nuts

Thomas Jefferson Corn Bread

Abe Lincoln Apple Cider (Juice)

"At Sweet Tomatoes and Souplantation we offer our guests all the fresh, healthful ingredients they need to "Design Their Own Delicious" meal, wherever their own creativity and tastes take them. In honor of Presidents' Day, we thought it was the perfect time to put a historical twist on things, and let kids explore some of the favorite foods of our nation's greatest leaders – it's not just a meal, it's a tiny history lesson," says Tammy Bailey, Chief Marketing Officer of Sweet Tomatoes and Souplantation parent Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp.

Historical Citations for Answers to the Founding Fathers Food Quiz

[George Washington] ate heartily, but was not particular in his diet ... a special passion of the President's was nuts."
- The Presidents' Cookbook, Poppy Cannon and Patricia Brooks

President Adams drank a large tankard of cider every morning as soon as he got out of bed (p. 55)
- The Presidents' Cookbook, Poppy Cannon and Patricia Brooks

A gourmet, Jefferson ate lightly ... he preferred vegetables to meats and was particularly fond of olives, figs, pineapple, and light wines.
- The Presidents' Cookbook, Poppy Cannon and Patricia Brooks

Abe grew up on the frontier, where he ate very plain food, partly for economic reasons, partly because of the frontier tradition. Corn dodgers, cakes made of coarse cornmeal, were a staple.
- The Presidents' Cookbook, Poppy Cannon and Patricia Brooks



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