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Creating Community

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Our Chefs are our cornerstone to having our dinners come together. It is thru these talented culinary artists that our events are made possible.

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Brenden Blaine Darby

Brenden is a young farm focused chef and entrepreneur who has worked around the world from Michelin’s star restaurants like Noma, Manresa, Arzak to small remote villages in Thailand, Indonesia, Mexico and Peru. His new venture is focused on providing easy to cook meals through small scale farms that empower communities.

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Nicole Ruiz Hudson

Nicole is a food and drink writer and educator currently living in Oakland, California. She is at her happiest when nibbling, sipping, and hiking her way through new places. Above all, she loves how wine makes friends.


I've learned so much from the presenters and my fellow guests, both about topics I was interested in diving into and about things I never thought I'd consider.

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These are the brave organizations out to make a difference in the world. We have partnered with so many to enliven and enrich our conversations so that they make a profound and lasting impact on the communities they are apart of and the individuals lives that get to experience them.



Our sponsors are one of a kind. Reinforcing and generously providing resources in order for us to make a profound impact on the communities and conversations we are are having. Each sponsor provides something different.


Be a Partner

We are always open to expanding our community of chefs, companies and individuals aligned with our mission of bringing people closer together. Fill out the form below and we will be sure to reach out within 48hrs. 

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