We thank our advisors and supporters for their help
in all of the work that we do.


Culinary Council

Michael Anthony

Executive Chef, Gramercy Tavern


Jeremy Bearman

Executive Chef, Malliouhana


Andrew Benson

Executive Chef and Food Service Director, Harlem Children’s Zone


Mindy Fox

Food Editor and Cookbook Author


Rozanne Gold

Chef and Cookbook Author


Peter Hoffman

Owner and Executive Chef, Back Forty West & Back Forty East


John Karangis

Executive Chef, Union Square Events


Ellie Krieger

Cookbook Author and Host on Healthy Appetite, Food Network


Padma Lakshmi

Cookbook Author and Host/Judge, Top Chef


Jenifer Lang

Food Journalist and Author


Alexandra Leaf

Founder of Chocolate Tours NYC, INC., Author and Culinary Educator


Matthew Locricchio

Cookbook Author


Sisha Ortuzar

Chef, Riverpark


Jessamyn Rodriguez

Founder & CEO, Hot Bread Kitchen


Bill Telepan

Executive Chef, Wellness in the Schools and Chef/Owner, Telepan


Robert Turner

Executive Chef and General Manager, Omega FoodWorks


Andrew Goodman Foundation
Brooklyn Community Foundation
Capital One
Fairway Market
Great Performances
Jewish Community Trust
Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City
Newman’s Own Foundation
Pinkerton Foundation
Rachel Ray’s Yum-o! Organization
Russell Berrie Foundation
Stein Family Charitable Foundation
Stewart’s Foundation
Whole Foods Market