With this game Food Circle aims to bring the value back to food, and for that reason, if you waste food in the game, you also lose points. Each player represents a food organisation, and needs to create meals out of the ingredients they receive. They can also freeze, dehydrate, or pickle some ingredients, to save them to use in another moment in the game. For meals they get points. The winner is the player with most points, and is declared to be the Zero Waste Chef !
Different photos from different game testing organized for ZeroWasteChef
Rules of the game
There are three types of cards: Ingredients, Recipes, and Preservation Methods. Each player starts with 1 of each of the preservation cards, receives more ingredient cards in their turn, and can use any recipe. The recipes are open in the middle of the table for everyone to see what they can make.