"Everyone can play a role in creating a more sustainable future.

Chefs are at the forefront to create social change."

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Join the next generation of changemakers.

Your Actions can Change the World

Around the world, Chefs, culinary academia and associations, hospitality and the global foodservice sector have joined us in a CALL TO ACT to restore and rebuild the health and equity of our food system.  As stewards of hospitality, storytellers of gastronomy and innovators of taste, you demonstrate the value of food and its connection to culture. Your voice can inspire the next generation of eaters towards responsible consumption behaviors, sustainable agriculture and a world in which no food is wasted.  Join Us in empowering others towards a sustainable food system.

 Care for the health of our planet, protect and preserve nature

Support inclusion and well-being of people, Empower social change through shared food and culture

Demonstrate the power of collective action, Celebrate Cooking is an Act of Love! 

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Food for Soul is a cultural nonprofit organization advocating for socially responsible actions that improve the health of our planet and well-being of people. Since the opening of Refettorio Ambrosiano, Milan in 2015, founders Chef Massimo Bottura and Lara Gilmore have been mobilizing and empowering local communities to reduce food loss and waste and support social inclusion.  

Refettorio Chefs and our Guest Chef Community play a fundamental role in supporting our mission through leadership, mentorship and sharing of their knowledge and skills to transform imperfect ingredients and surplus foods into nourishing meals for those facing food insecurity.  Every meal shines light on the beauty that can be found with a little care and creativity.  

Join our network, be an Ambassador, show the world your vision for a more sustainable future.  

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SELECT YOUR REFETTORIO MATCH FROM OUR COLLABORATIONS AROUND THE WORLD

SUSTAINABILITY EDUCATION &

CULINARY PROGRAMS

SHARE YOUR VOICE AND SUBMIT A RECIPE

JOIN A CAMPAIGN OR HOST A ZERO-WASTE DINNER

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TOGETHER, We can make the Difference.

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Your Actions Can Change The World