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Feastly is Fighting Food Waste

Our goal here at Feastly is to empower talented chefs and provide them the tools they need to accomplish their culinary dreams. One of the ways we do that is by illuminating on issues about which they are passionate and knowledgeable. With that in mind, we are excited to announce that we will be focusing on sustainability and more specifically, food waste, for the month of August! According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, one third of all food produced for human consumption is wasted every year. In developed countries like the USA, about 60% of this waste happens between production and retail, while 40% happens at the consumer level. Importantly, “if just one-fourth of the food currently lost or wasted globally could be saved, it would be enough to feed 870 million hungry people in the world.” Via advance ticketing and set menus, the Feastly model addresses one of the major sources of food waste: uncertainty. This has major benefits for the profitability of our chefs, in addition to its …