2016 Chefs Collaborative Summit


Chefs Collaborative’s 7th Annual Summit, Good Food is Smart Business, will take place in New York City from April 10-12th, 2016 in partnership with New York University. Together, in the heart of Greenwich Village, we will explore the intersections of good food, the environment, finance, workers rights, technology, and public policy through mainstage conversations with expert speakers, collaborative meals, and hands-on workshops in kitchens across New York.


Join José Andrés (ThinkFoodGroup), Jeni Britton-Bauer (Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams), Rick Bayless (Frontera Grill, Topolobampo, Xoco), Kim Severson (The New York Times), Michel Nischan (Wholesome Wave), Renee Erickson (The Walrus and Carpenter), Andrew Tarlow (Wythe Hotel, Reynard, Diner, Marlow & Sons, and more), Danielle Gould (Food+Tech Connect), Amanda Cohen (Dirt Candy), and more! See the full list of Presenters.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Please contact Sara Brito, Executive Director, to connect about current Summit Sponsorship opportunities: sara@chefscollaborative.org


Thank You Partners

Chefs Collaborative is a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit that relies on Individual Donor, Member, and Partner support to inspire, educate, and celebrate chefs and food professionals building a better food system. #ChangeMenusChangeLives


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Thank You Summit Steering Committee

Claire Benjamin (Food Policy Action), Corie Brown (Entrepreneur, Zester Daily, Chefs Collaborative Board Member), Mitchell Davis (James Beard Foundation), Piper Davis (Grand Central Bakery, Chefs Collaborative Board Member), Adam Dulye (Brewers Association), Erin Fairbanks (Heritage Radio Network), Katherine Alford (Food Network, Chefs Collaborative Board Member), Sara Grady (Glynwood), Brian Halweil (Edible Manhattan), Diane Hatz (Change Food), Kelila Jaffe (New York University), Katherine Miller (Chef Action Network), Richard McCarthy (Slow Food USA), Kris Moon (James Beard Foundation), Michel Nischan (Wholesome Wave), Andrea Reusing (Lantern, The Durham, Chefs Collaborative Board Member), Krishnendu Ray (New York University).

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Contact our Programs Director, Alisha Fowler: alisha@chefscollaborative.org