10 Questions about Sweet Tomatoes
1. Tell us about Sweet Tomatoes.
Sweet Tomatoes is an all-you-care-to-eat dining experience where guests have the option to create their own unique meal from a 55-foot-salad bar filled with fresh vegetables and produce, signature tossed salads, eight made-from-scratch soups, freshly baked focaccia pizza and muffins, a baked potato bar, hot pastas plus more for one fixed price.
2. What sort of food do you serve?
Our 55 foot salad bar has three tossed salads as well as over 50 ingredients to create a salad of your choice. We have eight made-from-scratch soups everyday with at least two being vegetarian and at least one is gluten-free. We offer mac & cheese and two pastas at our hot pasta bar stations. Sweet Tomatoes offers a baked potato bar with all the toppings. Sweet Tomatoes bakery bar includes focaccia pizza, freshly baked cornbread, blueberry muffins, bran muffins, chocolate brownie muffins, fresh sourdough and mulitgrain bread. To finish off the meal in a sweet way, Sweet Tomatoes has a frozen yogurt machine with toppings to complete that perfect sundae or enjoy fresh fruit, gelatin or mousse at the dessert bar.
3. Where are you located?
We have over 120 locations in 15 states including two locations in the Jacksonville area - one in Orange Park and one near the Regency Square Mall. For information on locations and the monthly menu visit www.sweettomatoes.com.
4. What are your top 3 recommendations for someone new to Sweet Tomatoes?
1. Caesar Asiago Salad.
2. Blueberry Muffin.
3. Big Chunk Chicken Noodle Soup.
5. What can you recommend to someone looking for something a little different?
The great thing about Sweet Tomatoes is that you can try different things during every visit. We change our menu every two weeks offering new soups, muffins, salads and pastas.
6. What's your most popular item?
Joan's Broccoli Madness (pictured below).
7. What's your favorite item?
Creamy Tomato Basil Soup - not served everyday, it is a rotational soup and it is delicious!! and Wonton Chicken Happiness - a salad that is served everyday at Sweet Tomatoes.
8. Where do you get your recipes?
We have a culinary team that creates our recipes for us but we are always open to new recipe ideas.
We also provide some recipes on our blog. Visit www.sweettomatoes.com for recipes, events, health tips and more.
9. You're very up front about the nutritional content of your dishes.
Yes. We list the calories online and Sweet Tomatoes also provides a printed copy of the nutritional guide that we call our Make-It-Fit guide. It is a nutritional analysis of our most frequently served foods, to help choose what is right for you and to help manage dietary restrictions. We have special indicators for vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, fat-free and low-fat menu items marked.
10. Anything else you'd like to add?
We make all our recipes from scratch and we use real, fresh ingredients. We pride ourselves on fresh, wholesome food.