Let’s Save the Food

Let’s Make Food Not Waste this September!

We’ve cooked up new ways for you to learn how to waste less food at home. Tune in on Facebook for episodes with Detroit mixologists, chefs and bakers to see how you can make delicious food and treats in unexpected ways. Head over to our Resources page for quick videos on everything you need to know to keep food out of the trash. And visit one of Detroit’s participating restaurants to sample some tasty dishes that make sure food doesn’t go to waste.

Registration available: August 24

Special Host: Amanda Saab

September 13: Mixologists Raven Love of Double Strained Collective and David Martinez of Two James Distillery

September 14: Chef Godwin Ihentuge of Yum Village and Chef Asty Acosta of Asty Time

September 20: Ale Carreon of Pizza Plex and Chef Hamissi Mamba of Baobab Fare

September 21:  Chef Omar Anani of Saffron De Twah and Chef Ederique Goudia of Gabriel Hall

September 27: Baker Sara Reid of Flavorful Creations and Baker Manal Hussein of For the Love of Sugar

September 28: Live Q&A with everyone!

Participating Restaurants

Selden Standard


Pizza Plex

Table No. 2

The Pink Flamingo

Toasted Oak Grill and Market


Sisters on a Roll

Cooking with Que



Yum Village

Brooklyn Street Local

Common Pub

Detroit Vegan Soul

Sister Pie


Rose’s Fine Food



Annual Community Feast
September 2019
Eastern Market, Shed 5

On September 8, 2019, we celebrated our second Community Feast. Guests sampled one or more of our vegan, vegetarian and meat dishes while learning easy ways to waste less food at home.

A special thank you to our chefs who will be preparing dishes for the day:

Phil Jones, Ma Haru
Harriette Brown, “Chef Bee,” Sisters On A Roll Mobile Cafe.
Xavier Jaramillo, Spectrum Juvenile Justice Services
Brian Psenski, Mike’s Legends Catering
Rebecca Shea, Old Shillelagh
Anjani Lama, Moma Cha
Doug Hewitt, Chartreuse Kitchen & Cocktails
Myungju, Living Zen Organics by the Detroit Zen Center
Rece Hogerheide, Gather, Felony Provisions
Kirsten Ussery, Detroit Vegan Soul (D.V.S)
Max Hardy, River Bistro Detroit
Petro Drakopolous, Republica
Dominique Black, Plated Catering
Hassan Musselmani, The Drunken Rooster Food Truck
Ken Miller, Toasted Oak Grill & Market
Genevieve Van Hmong, Bangkok 96 Street Food
James Spence, Operation ABLE of Michigan
Arnell Packer, Mudgie’s Deli & Wine Shop
Thomas Lents, The Apparatus Room
Omar Mitchell, Table No. 2

And a very special thanks to our sponsors who allow us to offer this event for free!

Presenting Sponsor

Additional Sponsors:

Cherry Capital Foods
Eastern Market Partnership
Edible WOW
Hungry Harvest
Marx Layne & Company
Unlimited Recycling