Frequently Asked Questions

Want to learn more about EAT! frozen entrées? You’ve come to the right place to satisfy your curiosity about our company, ingredients, recipes, philosophy and more.

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  • Why do I keep the tray in the box when I cook my EAT! frozen entrée in the microwave?
    This helps make cooking EAT! frozen entrées a “cool” experience! The outer box will be cooler to the touch than the tray inside as you handle the product during the cooking process.
  • Is it safe to heat and eat my EAT! frozen entrée once it is thawed?
    Unfortunately, you should always toss out frozen meals if they completely thaw. Depending on the time and temperature of the thawing process, the quality and food safety of any frozen product might be compromised. But please grab another frozen meal, heat it up and enjoy!
  • Help! I followed the cooking instructions and my EAT! frozen entrée is still a little too cold.
    Microwave ovens vary in power, so you may need to heat it for a bit longer. If your entrée is still cold, continue to heat in 30-second increments until it is thoroughly cooked to 165°F.
  • Can I recycle or reuse my EAT! frozen entrée packaging?
    You can recycle all of EAT! frozen entrées’ packaging materials, including the trays. If you would like more information, please ask your local recycling, solid waste, environment or public works department. They can explain the recycling options in your area. We do not recommend that the tray be reused or reheated. It was not designed to be a permanent container.
  • Do you have any gluten-free EAT! frozen entrée products?
    We don’t claim that any of our products are gluten free. Individual sensitivity to gluten varies, and we can’t be sure that gluten is not present in our products, even those that are rice-based.
  • Do EAT! frozen entrées share coupons?
    Yes! We offer various coupons throughout the year. Keep an eye out for coupons in local flyers, special sales or promotions at your local grocery store. Also, check this website periodically for coupons.
  • What do 2.0, LaVida and BimBap mean?
    Within the EAT! frozen entrée brand we have 3 sub-brands that help differentiate our unique flavors and what they represent. EAT! 2.0™ = The next generation of eating real and delicious food. EAT! LaVida = A Spanish word which literally means “the life,” and in combination with EAT! we interpret to mean “Eat for life!” EAT! BimBap™ = A nickname for the Korean word “biBimBap,” which literally means “mixed rice.” We interpret EAT! BimBap™ to mean “Eat delicious Asian foods!”
  • Who is Bellisio Foods?
    Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Bellisio Foods, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of frozen meals sold under the Michelina’s, Boston Market and Chili’s brands, as well as products for restaurants and other partners. Products include single-serve entrées, multi-serve meals, and snacks and appetizers sold in supermarkets and other retail grocers across North America and Canada. More than 2 million Bellisio meals are enjoyed every day in restaurants and at home. To learn more, visit

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