Eat Fit at Jazz Fest
You won’t find these specific dishes and combinations on menu boards.
But you can let vendors know that you want dishes “Eat Fit” style.
You’ll get nutritious, delicious food and drinks that are lower in sodium and animal fats without white carbs and added sugar.

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On the app, you can view full nutritional facts of each dish on the Eat Fit Hidden Menu. 

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Jazz Fest Hidden Menu

Congo Square

Bennachin Restaurant | Poulet Fricassee + Jama-Jama; no plantains
Skewered and grilled chicken breast served with a heaping side of sautéed spinach, this is a low-carb, high protein, electrolyte-rich dish that will leave you feeling energized and satisfied for hours.

  • Poulet Fricassee (chicken on a stick) | DF, low sat fat, low carb
  • Jama-Jama (sautéed spinach): DF, V, low sat fat, low carb

Palmer’s Jamaican Cuisine | Jamaican Chicken + Double Vegetable, no rice
Palmer’s Jamaican Chicken is typically served with white rice and steamed vegetables, but order it Eat Fit style with no rice and extra veggies, for a low-calorie, antioxidant-rich dish that is loaded with protein.

  • Jamaican Chicken: DF, low sat fat, low carb
  • Steamed vegetables (cabbage, carrots, squash): V, low sat fat, low carb

Heritage Square

Ba Mien Vietnamese Cuisine | Shrimp or Beef Bun
Eat Fit style is served without vermicelli – served over lettuce, pickled carrot and fresh mint instead.

  • Shrimp Bun (over lettuce instead of vermicelli): GF, DF, low sat fat, low carb
  • Beef Bun (over lettuce instead of vermicelli): GF, DF, low sat fat, low carb

Food Area 1

Burks & Douglas’ | Vegetarian Red Beans (no rice)
Red beans are one of the most antioxidant-rich legumes, plus they’re naturally gluten-free, and loaded with the potassium equivalent of about two bananas.

  • Vegetarian Red Beans, no rice: GF, DF, V, low sat fat

Food Area 2

Jamila’s Café | Tunisian Salad (with 100% whole wheat pita in place of white pita)
A refreshing medley of cucumbers, apples, tomatoes, bell pepper and onions, tossed with balsamic vinaigrette and a hint of mint.

  • Tunisian Salad with whole wheat Pita: DF, V, low sat fat, low sodium

The Praline Connection | Vegetarian Plate (Crowder Peas & Okra + Collard Greens)
Comfort food at its best, you’ll never miss the meat in this plant-based plate of Southern goodness.

  • Crowder Peas & Okra: GF, DF, V
  • Collard Greens: GF, DF, V, low carb

New Orleans Coffee Company [Cool Brew] |Café Au Lait + Cool Brew Iced Coffee
The iced coffee and iced cafe au lait are made with zero added sugar (they have packets of PureVia available if you're looking to add a natural, no-calorie sweetener).

  • Café Au Lait: Pre-made with 2 percent milk.
  • Iced Coffee: Milk alternatives like unsweetened almond, soy or coconut milk can be added to iced or hot black coffee.


Taqueria Corona | Shrimp Taco

  • Shrimp Taco: GF, low sat fat

Around the Grounds

Joyce’s Lemonade | Fruit Salad: GF, DF, V, low sat fat, low sodium

  • Fruit Salad

Sunshine Concession | Iced Tea

  • Rosemint Herbal Iced Tea, Mandarin Orange Herbal Iced Tea, (unsweetened): GF, DF, V, low sat fat, low sodium, low carb

Note: Ingredients and preparation methods were obtained from food vendors, but keep in mind that there’s always a risk of cross-contamination, particularly with gluten, as well as human error in communicating recipe and preparation details.

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