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Awards

Amazon: Best Books of the Month: Nonfiction for Kids
Food Management Magazine: Best Wellness Concept
Fast Casual Magazine: Top 100 Movers & Shakers in the Restaurant Industry 2020
Fast Casual Magazine: Top 100 Movers & Shakers in the Restaurant Industry 2019
Fast Casual Magazine: Top 100 Movers & Shakers in the Restaurant Industry 2018
Fast Casual Magazine: Top 100 Movers & Shakers in the Restaurant Industry 2017
Fast Casual Magazine: Top 100 Movers & Shakers in the Restaurant Industry 2016
AllerTrain: Best Food Allergy Innovation Award
 

Bean Sprouts in broadcast

NBC Los Angeles: Bean Sprouts Café Opens at Kidspace
WCPO.com 9 On Your Side (ABC):  ‘Hip and healthy’ food for kids at Cincy Museum Center
WKRC-TV (CBS): Bean Sprouts Cafe opens at Cincinnati Museum Center
Fox 21 News Living Local: Bean Spouts Cafe is Conveniently Located in the Garden of the Gods Visitor Center
Fox 21 News Colorado Springs: #girlcrush: Healthy eating advocate Kelly Parthen
WGN: Healthy recipes for kids
Good Morning America: Bean Appétit
Today Show: How to spice up your kids’ school lunches
CBS Pittsburgh: What’s new at Kennywood this year?
KUSI San Diego: Live at the New Children’s Museum
FOX 10 Phoenix: Bean Sprouts opens at Arizona Science Center
ABC 15 Arizona: Cooking with Bean Sprouts
KARE Minneapolis/St.Paul: Bean Appétit recipes
KWGN Denver: Kids in the Kitchen
The Daily Buzz: How to turn your preschooler into a chef
WFRV Green Bay: Cooking for Kids
ABC7 Chicago: Bean Appétit: hip/healthy ways to have fun with food
Fox21 News: Bean Sprouts Café making Dino-S’mores
WKOW Madison: Back-to-school snacks
WGN Chicago: Building a better Easter basket
Fox Milwaukee: Toy Tips reviews Bean Appétit: Healthy body, healthy mind
33TV – CW Dallas Fort Worth: Building a better Easter basket
KIAH-TV Houston: Building a better Easter basket

Bean Sprouts in print

National Geographic Kids’: This Book Is Cute!
Los Angeles Parent – April 2019:  
Fun Foods Help Healthy Eaters Sprout
Los Angeles Daily News: 
How Bean Sprouts chain started with a simple idea that grew and grew
Orange County Register: 
How Bean Sprouts chain started with a simple idea that grew and grew
Pasadena Now:   Bean Sprouts Cafe Moves Into Kidspace with Healthy, Funny Fare
Cincinnati Enquirer:   What’s a grilledzilla? Crocamole? Find out here.
Cincinnati Business Courier:  National eatery opens at Cincinnati Museum Center
Northern Kentucky Tribune:  Cincinnati Museum Center adds kid-friendly, heathy dining option, Bean Sprouts, at Children’s Museum 
Parents:  10 Food and Cooking Gifts That Your Kids Want For Christmas 
Forbes:  How The Bean Sprouts Founders Made Their Pitch Heard In The Male-Dominated Restaurant Industry 
The Gazette: Bean Sprouts cafe’s cookbook: Simple and creative recipes to spark kids’ appetites 
The Gazette: Colorado Springs has new cafe serving healthy foods to please everyone’s appetite
The Gazette: CM resident helps open new Garden of the Gods eatery
Naperville Sun: Decent: Joining the grandparents’ club is everything I was told it would be, even 5,000 miles away
Westside Pioneer: Hip, healthy cafe replacing traditional cafeteria at GoG Visitor Center
The Gazette: Colorado Springs gets a Bean Sprouts café in Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center
Chicago Tribune: 15 things to do with the kids, Feb. 26 – March 4
Chicago Parent: 7 reasons you’ll love Bean Sprouts at DuPage Children’s Museum
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Paper made from elephant dung and other things you didn’t know about the Milwaukee Zoo  
Post-Crescent: Paper made from elephant dung and other things you didn’t know about the Milwaukee Zoo
Metro Parent Magazine: The zoo’s restaurant, Bean Sprouts, caters to families with fun, healthy, kid-focused food
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: The Buzz: Bean Sprout eatery opens for Milwaukee County Zoo visitors
Parents: Pack lunch like a celebrity chef
Parenting: Cabin fever RX: Cook with your kids
Parenting: Pear penguins
Parenting: Bug bite sandwiches
Parenting: Tricky dessert tacos
Parenting: Stick stack pancakes
Parenting: Tomato mamas
Orange County Register: Water instead of soda, fruit over fries: Restaurants are making nutrition more palatable for kids
Pittsburgh Post Gazette: A new season means new eats at Kennywood Park
Uptown Magazine: New Bites
Parent OC Magazine: Cooking at the Cube
Newport Beach Indy: Benefit: Newport philanthropists honored at Discovery Cube gala
Orange County Register: Want to eat out? Here are the top kid-friendly restaurants in Orange County
Orange Coast Magazine: Five kid friendly O.C. restaurants that parents will like too
ParentMap: Magical San Francisco-Top 10 Adventures with Kids
San Jose Mercury News: Crocamole and Wazzles at Chabot’s new café
Marin Independent Journal: It’s OK to play with your food at Bean Sprouts Café
New York Post: Kid stuff
Manhattan Living Magazine: Healthy holiday cooking with Shannon Seip
MetroParent: Bug bites snack
North Shore News: A buffet for summer readers
On Wisconsin: Foward under 40
Colorado Springs Gazette: Cookbooks for kids offer nutritious meals
Working Mother: Breakfast Bling
Fast Casual: Top 100 Movers & Shakers 
American Baby: Fun with food: Bean Appétit!
Colorado Springs Business Journal: Colorado Springs woman launches cafe that serves healthy food to both parents and kids
InBusiness: Bean Sprouts & Green Sprouts
Green Bay Press Gazette: Green Bay native gets a healthy dose of national interest
Los Angeles Times: Building a better Easter basket
Cookbook Digest Magazine: Food Fun! Spend time with your kiddos in the kitchen this summer (PDF)
NewParent: Mama Mato
Anniston Star: 10 items or less
Deseret News: Books that encourage you to play with your food
Sacramento Book Review: It’s bean delightful cooking with you!
Charlotte Parent: Books that Cook
Peoria Journal Star: New book offers recipes showing kids it’s hip to be healthy
Tucson Citizen: New cookbook will lure kids into the family kitchen
Denver Post: Let kids play with their food to get them to chow down
Fort Worth Star-Telegram: A basketful of recipes for Easter Egg Leftovers
Macomb Daily: A fresh approach to healthy food fun
Fresno Bee: Cookbook shows kid food can be playful and healthy
Winston-Salem Journal: Authors try to bring fun back into the kitchen
Chicago Sun-Times: Book featured kid-friendly recipes
Today’s Diet & Nutrition: Kids in the kitchen: Cooking schools for pint-sized chefs
Chicago Tribune: Building a better Easter basket: boosting the health factor
Colorado Parent: A cookbook you can read cover to cover
St. Petersburg Times: Books that cook
Idaho Statesman: Cookbook shows kid food can be playful and healthy
Oh Baby Magazine: Bug Bites
Orlando Sentinel: Building a better Easter basket
The Register-Guard: Kid-friendly cooking
Chicago Daily Herald: Books that encourage you to play with your food
Canadian Family: Pear penguins
Imperial Valley Press: Building a better Easter basket
Detroit Free Press: Books that encourage you to play with food
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer: Cookbook shows kid food can be playful and healthy
Daily Press: Building a better Easter basket
Quad Cities Dispatch/Argus: Check It Out: Books the cure for summer boredom
Post Bulletin: Play with your food
South Jersey Courier-Post: Cookbook creates fun for kids
Northwest Herald: Books encourage you to play with food
Stamford Advocate: Play with your food
Lawrence Journal World & News: Book takes playful approach to kids’ food
Shreveport Times: Learn to play with your food
New Jersey Herald: Cookbooks offer fresh approach for healthy kids’ fare
Greenwich Time: Play with your food
Hartford Courant: These books encourage you to play with your food
Post-Tribune: Book features kid-friendly recipes
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel: Books encourage you to play with food
The Item: Books encourage you to play with your food
NewsTimes: Play with your food
The Greenville News: New books encourage you to play with your food
Indiana Gazette: Wednesday food page
The Daily Reflector: Books encourage you to play with your food
The Republic: Young and old will appreciate these books
The Herald-Times: Books that encourage you to play with your food
Concord Monitor: New cookbooks bring kids in the kitchen
The Star Press: It’s OK to play with your food
Lansing State Journal: Read it: books encourage you to play with your food
The Sacramento Bee: Cookbook shows kid food can be playful – and healthy
The Daily News: Books that encourage you to play with your food
Radish Magazine: Mini-review – Bean Appétit: Hip & Healthy Ways to Have Fun with Food
Boston Parents Paper: March issue
FoodArts: Chefs turn cookbooks into memoirs
Time Out Kids New York: Things to do

Bean Sprouts online 

Macaroni Kid: Macaroni Mom Review: Kidspace Opens New Cafe With Playful Menu
Mommy Nearest: Hip and Healthy New Café Opens at Kidspace Children’s Museum 
MariaSharapova.com: 
National Association of of Women Business Owners Spectacular Seven, Kelly Parthen
Underdog.NYC: Shannon “Peacasso” Seip – Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Bean Sprouts 
Whole Food Bellies:  Cookbook Gift Guide For Kids And Adults 
Working Mother: 9 Wholesome Recipes Made Fun for Kids
National Association of of Women Business Owners: Maria Sharapova Women’s Entrepreneur Program with NAWBO
PR Newswire: NAWBO Announces the Spectacular Seven Selected for Inaugural Sharapova Women’s Entrepreneur Program
Lionness Magazine: Sharapova Women’s Entrepreneur Program Kicks Off At The NAWBO
Next Wave Group: NAWBO Announces the Spectacular Seven Selected for Inaugural Sharapova Women’s Entrepreneur Program
Look to the Stars: Finalists Announced For Inaugural Sharapova Women’s Entrepreneur Program
ABC 7: NAWBO Announces the Spectacular Seven Selected for Inaugural Sharapova Women’s Entrepreneur Program
Trip Savvy: Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs: The Complete Guide
Discover COS: Discover COS
Education Information: 40 Garden of the Gods Cafe Rd2z
Denver The Mile High City: Garden of the Gods Nature and Visitors Center
My 719Moms.com: Kid-friendly Fun at Bean Sprouts
Red Tricycle: Best Restaurants for Kids Who Have Food Allergies
Gluten-free with Wendi e. Bean Sprouts Garden of the Gods
Mom Blog: Healthy Eats for the Littles on the Go
O the Places We Go: Healthy eats at Bean Sprouts at DuPage Children’s Museum
Mom Rewritten: Beyond Disneyland- Great Things to Do in Southern California with Kids
Vacation Idea: Orange County Things to Do: Discovery Cube Orange County
IAAPA: Food and Beverage Leaders Serve Up New Strategies
San Francisco Travel: Help Me I’m Two: Toddler-sized fun in San Francisco
Spokin: San Francisco Food Allergy-Friendly Guide
Foursquare: The 15 Best Fun Activities in Oakland
Until Suburbia!: Expand Your Universe
Attic Girl: Dutch Wonderland Happy Hauntings 2017 Family Fun
Journal Setinel: Milwaukee Zoo’s Bean Sprouts owners happily agree to eat from their kids menu for a week
LaJOLLAMom: 21 Things To Do In Downtown San Diego
GM Today: Milwaukee County Zoo welcomes Bean Sprouts
Simple Frugal Living: Our Kennywood ’17 visit 
Red Tricycle: Unearth a T-rex sized new adventure
Mommy Poppins: Dutch Wonderland: A fairy tale amusement park in Amish Country 
Sandiegoville.com: Playful & healthy cafe to open at New Children’s Museum In downtown San Diego 
National Organization of Women Business Owners: Bean There, Done That!
San Diego Mom’s Blog: Sneak peak
Pittsburgh Post Gazette: Kennywood’s open
Red Tricycle: Space, science and Star Trek at Chabot 
Macaroni Kid: COSI passes to give away and Bean Sprouts cafe addition to share!
Little Lane: 14 Valentine’s Day outings the whole family will love
Mom Angeles: Discovery Cube comes to LA
Dave’s Travel Corner: Los Angeles, CA- museums
Small Things are Big Things: The Cube beats summer brain drain {#newatthecube}
Field Trip Moms: Hurry to the Discovery Cube OC- winter wonderfest is on for a limited time.
Latina Moms: A look back at 2015 as a Discovery Cube mom
Macaroni Kid: Visit the newly expanded Discovery Cube OC- win 1 year membership!
OC Family: Best Orange County restaurant for kids who can’t sit still
What I Run Into: Discovery Cube LA- Come Discover with your littles
Los Angeles Story: Summer Day Trip: Discovery Cube Los Angeles and Hansen Dam Aquatic Center
Discovery Science Foundation: The new expansion at Discovery Cube Orange County
Discovery Science Foundation: The New Discovery Cube in Santa Ana
SoCal Field Trips: Double the fun at Discovery Cube OC- new Expansion Now Open + Win a Year Membership!
Wendy Nielsen: Peak Inside What’s #NewAtTheCube
Balancing the Chaos: Expansion Now Open at Discovery Cube OC with a Membership Giveaway!- #NewAtTheCube
Let’s Play OC!: Remodeled Discovery Cube OC Grand Opening 6/11/15- Remodeled Discovery Cube OC Grand Opening 6/11/15 – Membership Giveaway! #NewAtTheCube
Conejo Valley Guide: A Visit to the Newly Opened Discovery Cube Los Angeles Science Center
Babes in Disneyland: A Full Day of Fun at discovery Science Cube Lose Angeles
PeanutAllergy.com: The Perfect Summer Day Trip to Discovery Cube LA and Hansen Dam Recreation Area
Family is Familia: A Beautiful Expansion for all to Enjoy at Discover Cube OC!
Sandy Toes and Popsicles: Reminiscing of Discovery Cube in 2015
Disney Food and Beyond: Beyond Disneyland: Discovery Cube Orange County Science Center
Hopscotch & Jellybeans: What to expect at Discovery Cube Orange County
Fun Orange County Parks: Discovery Cube Los Angeles Science Museum for Kids
Red Tricycle: Now Open The Discovery Cube Science Musuem LA
Fresh Angeles: Bean Sprouts Kid Friendly Cafe at Discovery Cube Los Angeles
Trekaroo: Bean Sprouts- Discovery Cube OC
Long Story Short with Megan & Wendy: A Night at Discovery Cube Orange County
OC Mom TV: Bean Sprouts at Discovery Cube Orange County
OC Mom Blog: Allergy-Friendly Bean Sprouts Care at Discovery Cube OC
Living Mi Vida Loca: Bean Sprouts Cafe at Discovery Cube Orange County
Parent Herald: Nutrition For Children: Restaurants Making Healthy Food Appetizing For Kids
Best Apps for Kids: Cooking Fun for Kids! A healthy and playful app!
The iPhone Mom: Cooking Fun for Kids review
iGame Mom: Cooking Fun for Kids
Fast Casual: Bean Sprouts launches kid-friendly cooking app
510 Families: Bean Sprouts Café in Chabot Science Center
Well Kiddos: Bean Sprouts Café at Chabot Space and Science Center
Triporati: Museum Café Renaissance
Oogiah: Chip Chat
Oogiah: Book Review: Bean Appétit
Nickelodeon’s ParentsConnect: Mama Mato Stuffed Tomatoes
Nickelodeon’s ParentsConnect: Very Hungry Caterpillar Spring Rolls
Nickelodeon’s ParentsConnect: Bug Bite Sandwich
Nickelodeon’s ParentsConnect: High Note Chicken Salad Sandwich Sticks
Nickelodeon’s ParentsConnect: Tropical Grilled Chicken
Dinner Tool: Meal planning with kids
Does Mommy Love It.com: Mommy loves it!
CBS MoneyWatch: Morpheus, Pea Brain, Big Cheese: 13 crazy corporate titles
Galtime.com: How to turn your preschooler into a chef
Inhabitots: 5 favorite cookbooks for kids
NYMetroParenst.com: Healthy holiday cooking
SugarLoco: Pear penguin = happy belly!
Happy Clippings: Campfire fun crunch
Make & Takes: Saturday spotlight: camping
Imagination Soup: Food and nutrition learning ideas for kids
Chocolate Cake Moments: Kids cookbook review
Canada.com: A buffet for summer readers
In the Know Mom: Bean Appétit – healthy kids cookbook
Kitchen Corners: Cookbook report
Tiny Green Mom: Make mealtime fun!
Eat Their Words: Cookbook Review – Bean Appétit
Babble.com: Valentine’s Day crafts for kids
The Bargain Sleuth: Bean Appétit – Meet the author!
Petite Planet: Bean Appétit cookbook for kids
Babble: Ready, Steady, Spaghetti & Bean Appetit
The Cooks Next Door: Off the Shelf – Bean Appetit!
The Stir: Bean Appétit: Hip and Healthy Ways to Have Fun With Food
About.com: Review of Bean Appétit: Hip and Healthy Ways to Have Fun with Food
StyleBakeryMom: Making eating healthy fun with Bean Appétit
MommyBlogExpert: Mother’s Day is not just today, it’s everyday
Commitment: Helping your kids to eat healthy foods – and have fun!
thefoodpaper: What’s hot
milehighmamas.com: Let kids play with their food to get them to chow down
mindfulmomma.com: Win a copy of Bean Appétit and play with your food!
fitmamaeats.com: Bean Appétit!
simplekids: Book review – Bean Appétit: Hip & Healthy Ways to have Fun with Food
gayot.com: Top 10 Mother’s Day gifts
myrecipes.com: 10 healthy foods for picky eaters
newjersey.com: Book lets kids be healthy and play with their food
gayot.com: Bean Appétit – cookbook review
Inhabitots: Cookbook serves up healthy, creative meals for kids
jacketflap: Book review – Bean Appétit 
healthcastle.com: Mango recipe: Fla-mango soup
kidcrave.com: Bean Appétit
lunch.com: Fun & happy eating for the whole family
Examiner.com: Dragonfly sandwich from the fun new kids’ cookbook, Bean Appétit
mommy on a shoestring: Fabulous cookbook for kids and adults
moomette’s magnificents: Bring kookiness to the kitchen
lifeathome: Book review—Bean Appétit
i like it frantic: Bean Sprouts and Bean Appétit cookbook
Wisconsin Mommy: The weekend in review
grandparents.com: 9 awesome eating adventures