Forty-two million people in the United States face hunger all while 40 percent of the food produced goes to waste. Rethink Food NYC founder Matt Jozwiak aimed to alleviate both of those issues.
“There is enough food out there for everyone and every New Yorker to go to bed full,” said Rethink Food NYC founder Matt Jozwiak.
ABC 7 NY
Jozwiak is proud of what Rethink has accomplished so far and hopes that his efforts help changes the food industry's idea of waste.
Edible Manhattan dug into how Rethink Food NYC connects the dots between reducing restaurant food waste and alleviating hunger.
AM New York
AM New York featured Rethink Food NYC in a list of organizations in the city that are working to solve hunger and repurpose excess food.
James Beard Press Release
For the first time in the history of the James Beard Awards, Rethink Food NYC, a food rescue NGO, will reclaim food excess from the ceremony in Chicago on May 7th to feed the city’s
The new nonprofit collects surplus food from high-end restaurants and delivers it to missions and soup kitchens in New York City.
ReThink Food is the brainchild of a former Eleven Madison Park chef
Matt Jozwiak knows long days. A chef, he’s used to working into the wee hours of the morning. That training came in handy this year as he worked on his side hustle -- a non-profit looking to bridge the hunger gap.
The Rachael Ray Show
One day, Matt Jozwiak was a chef at the New York City restaurant that was named No. 1 in the world -- Eleven Madison Park -- and the next, he was leaving it all behind to start ReThink Food NYC, a non-profit organization that repurposes excess food from restaurants to help feed the hungry in NYC.