NYC's largest exhibition of food waste solutions
NYC businesses produce more than 650,000 tons of food scraps annually. But food scraps aren't garbage.
The NYC Food Waste Fair is bringing together sustainability experts and the food industry
to learn how to reduce costs and get the most out of our food, while helping New York City’s environment.
INTRODUCING THE NYC FOOD WASTE FAIR PLENARY SESSION
12 pm - 2 pm | Brooklyn Expo Center Main Hall
Opening Welcome | 12 PM
NYC Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia, Business Integrity Commission Commissioner Dan Brownell
From Wasted to Tasted: A Cooking Demonstration + Discussion with Chefs | 12:15 PM - 1 PM
Top NYC chefs + food talents Mads Refslund, Joel Gamoran, Tama Matsuoka Wong, Jehangir Mehta, Thomas McQuillan and Miriam Garron will showcase new ways new ways of looking at ingredients often overlooked because they are ugly, over or under-ripe, or otherwise considered waste. Learn -- and taste -- how reducing waste can save your business money while keeping your customers happy.
Unlocking Opportunities + Transforming the Marketplace: A Discussion with Key Leaders | 1 PM - 2 PM
NYC Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia, The Rockefeller Foundation COO Peter Madonia, City Harvest COO Jen McLean, New York Times Reporter Emily Rueb and ReFED Executive Director Chris Cochran share their strategies for addressing food waste and opportunities for government, industry and non-profit organizations.