3rd Annual Food Tank New York City Summit and Gala Dinner

The Food Movement Is Growing (and Winning)

November 1st – 2nd

In Partnership with New York University-Steinhardt, Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center, and Great Performances

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80+ Speakers and Performers

Tickets Starting at $399

Confirmed Speakers Include


Eric L. Adams
(Brooklyn Borough President)


Tamar E Adler
(Food Writer, Vogue Magazine)

Michiel Bakker
(Director, Global Workplace Services Programs, Google)


Dan Barber
(Chef and co-owner of Blue Hill and Blue Hill at Stone Barns)


Ron Ben-Israel
(Israeli pastry chef and star Food Network’s Cake Wars)


Alessandra Biaggi
(New York State Senator, 34th District)


Lucy Biggers
(Sustainability Journalist, NowThis)


Mark Bittman
(Author of How to Cook Everything and editor-in-chief of Heated)


Jane Black
(Writer, The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal)


Diane Brady
(Writer, Author, and BBC Contributor)


Ashley Brown
(Broadway star, originating the title role in “Mary Poppins” on Broadway.)


Bianca Bosker
(American food journalist and bestselling author)


Gale Brewer
(Manhattan Borough President)


Tim Carman
(Food Writer, The Washington Post)


Jen Chapin
(WhyHunger activist and widely acclaimed musician)


Tom Colicchio
(American restaurateur and celebrity chef on Bravo TV’s Top Chef)


Marcos A. Crespo
(NYC Assembly Member)


Rocky Dawuni
(Grammy-nominated afro roots music star and humanitarian activist)

Christine Daugherty
(VP Sustainable Agriculture & Responsible Sourching, PepsiCo)


Jean De Barrau
(Regenerative Agriculture Director, Danone)


Karl Deily
(SVP & Chief Commercial Officer, Sealed Air)

Rubén Díaz Jr.
(Bronx Borough President)

Claire Benjamin Dimattina
(Senior Director U.S. Public Affairs, McDonald’s)


Adriano Espaillat
(Member of Congress, U.S. House of Representatives)


Rafael Espinal
(Member, New York City Council)

Florence Fabricant
Florence Fabricant
(Food and Wine Writer, The New York Times)


Joe Fassler
(Editor, The New Food Economy)


Roberto Ferdman
(Correspondent, VICE News/HBO)


Samuel Fromartz
(Editor, Food & Environmental Reporting Network, formerly Washington Post)


A.C. Gallo
(President, Whole Foods)

Alyshia Galvez
Alyshia Gálvez
(Author, Eating NAFTA: Trade, Food Policies and the Destruction of Mexico)


Gabriella Gershenson
(Columnist, The Wall Street Journal)

Jeff Gordinier
Jeff Gordinier
(Food & Drinks Editor, Esquire)

Shayna Harris
(Co-Founder, Farmer’s Fridge)


Tamar Haspel
(Columnist, The Washington Post)


Lisa Held
(Food and Agriculture Journalist and Host, The Farm Report)


Dr. Mark Hyman
(Host, The Doctor’s Farmacy)


Ben Kallos
(Member, New York City Council)

Sam kass
Sam Kass
(President Barack Obama’s Senior Policy Advisor for Nutrition Policy and Executive Director for First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! campaign)

Melinda Katz
(Queens Borough President)

Devon Klatell
Devon Klatell
(Managing Director, Food, Rockefeller Foundation)


Lela May Klein
(Founder, Greater Dayton Union Co-Op Initiative)


Beth Kowitt
(Senior Editor, Fortune)

Linda Kozlowski
Linda Kozlowski
(CEO, Blue Apron)


Sheldon Krimsky
(Lenore Stern Professor of Humanities & Social Science, Adjunct Professor of Public Health & Community Medicine, Tufts University)

Corby Kummer
Corby Kummer
(Reporter, The Atlantic Monthly)


Britt Lundgren
(Director of Organic and Sustainable Agriculture, Stonyfield Farm)

Mary Jane Melendez
(Chief Sustainability & Social Impact Officer at General Mills; President, General Mills Foundation)


Julia Moskin
(Food Writer, The New York Times)


Anna Mulé
(Executive Director, Slow Food USA)


Kimbal Musk
(Chef, Restauranteur, and Philanthropist)


Noah M. M. Nasiali
(Founder, Africa Farmers Club)


Marion Nestle
(Best-Selling Author, Professor, New York University Steinhardt School)


Liz Neumark
(CEO, Great Performances)


Danielle Nierenberg
(President, Food Tank)


James S. Oddo
(Staten Island Borough President)


Leah Penniman
(Founder, Soul Fire Farm)


Jim Perdue
(Chairman, Perdue Farms)


Abhi Ramesh
(Founder & CEO, Misfits Market)

Deena Shanker
Deena Shanker
(Food journalist, Bloomberg)


Chloe Sorvino
(Staff Writer, Forbes Magazine)

Tiffany Stecker
Tiffany Stecker
(Reporter, Bloomberg)


Jyoti Stephens
(Vice President of Mission and Strategy, Nature’s Path)


Haile Thomas
(Founder and CEO, The HAPPY Org)


Marcel Van Ooyen
(President and CEO, GrowNYC)

Bryan Walsh
Bryan Walsh
(Author, Currently Editor of Onezero for Medium, Former Foreign Editor for Time Magazine)


Karen Washington
(Founder, Rise & Root Farm)


Beth C. Weitzman
(Professor of Health and Public Policy, NYU Steinhardt)


Paul Willis
(Founder, Niman Ranch)

Brigette Wolf
Brigette Wolf
(Head of SnackFutures Innovation, Mondelēz International)

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