Organizations We Belong To
Bay Area Green Business Program
The Bay Area Green Business Program distinguishes small businesses that protect, preserve and sustain our environment. They partner with environmental agencies and utilities assists, offers incentives, and verifies that participating businesses conserve energy and water, minimize waste, prevent pollution, and shrink their carbon footprints. Chef-K has been recognized as a Bay Area Green business.
The American Institute of Wine Food is a non-profit organization founded by Julia Child, Robert Mondavi, Richard Graff and others in 1981 to advance the understanding, appreciation and quality of what we eat and drink. The money we raise provides scholarships to deserving students in accredited culinary, wine and hospitality programs and to fund our Days of Taste program. Days of Taste is a hands-on school program targeted to 4th and 5th graders to demonstrate and have them experience that fresh food tastes good.
Slow Food is an idea, a way of living and a way of eating. It is a global, grassroots movement with thousands of members around the world that links the pleasure of food with a commitment to community and the environment. Learn more about our work from Plate to Planet and Good, Clean and Fair
Northern California’s food community is passionate and cutting-edge. At the heart of this community is the SFPFS, an organization of 400 food professionals dedicated to the vital role food plays in everyday life. We are chefs, writers, artists, farmers, teachers, retailers, product developers, marketing professionals, caterers and more. Founder, Laurie Zerga, is on the board of SFPFS serving as treasurer.