What is Eat. Drink. Think.?

An invitation to join us around the table for conversations exploring the power of eaters, chefs, farmers, and purveyors to create a more open, transparent, and sustainable food system for all.


Upcoming Events

Stay tuned for 2021 events.


Past Events and Video Recordings

Wednesday, December 9th
11 am PT/12Noon MT/1 pm CT/2 pm ET

Looking Ahead: 2021 Good Food trends and where does the movement go from here

Monica Burton, Editor of Eater


Francesca Chaney, Owner, Sol Sips (NYC) 
Anne Cure, Cure Organic Farm (Boulder), 2020 Good Food Farmer & Purveyor of the Year - Rocky Mountain Region
Rohani Foulkes, Owner, Folk Detroit (Detroit, MI)
Bobby Stuckey, Owner, Frasca Food and Wine (Boulder, CO)

WATCH VIDEO (~60 Minutes)

Wednesday, September 30th
11 am PT/12Noon MT/1 pm CT/2 pm ET

The Economics of Good Food: An inside look at the 2020 Good Food 100 Restaurants List

Sara Brito, Co-Founder, Good Food Media Network, Inc.


Katie Button, Cúrate, Asheville, NC
Steve Cockroft, Croft Family Farm, Kersey, CO

Brian Lewandowski, Executive Director, Business Research Division, Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado Boulder
Erika Polmar, COO, Independent Restaurant Coalition(IRC) - #SaveRestaurants
Additional panelists to be announced.

WATCH VIDEO (~60 Minutes)

Wednesday, October 14th
11 am PT/12Noon MT/1 pm CT/2 pm ET
Navigating the New Normal: Good Food movement challenges and opportunities post COVID-19 and ways to address mental health issues in the restaurant industry

Kayla Stewart, Civil Eats

Rashad Armstead, Owner of the Black Food Collective, Winner of Chopped
Ron Mardesen, Farmer, Niman Ranch, Iowa
Patrick Mulvaney, Mulvaney's B&L, Sacramento, CA
Sicily Sierra, Co-Founder of Food + People, Former head chef of Colors

NOTE:  Due to a technical difficulty, we apologize that we do not have a video recording of what was an important and powerful conversation.

Wednesday, November 18th
11 am PT/12Noon MT/1 pm CT/2 pm ET
Inclusion in the Good Food Movement: Why the Good Food movement cannot exist without diversity

Yorm Ackuaku, Host of Item 13: An African Food PodcastHeritage Radio Network


Yemi Amu, Founder & Director, Oko Farms, NYC
Santana Diaz, Executive Chef, UC Davis Health
Eden Hagos, Founder, Black Foodie, Toronto, Canada
More panelists to be announced.

WATCH VIDEO (~60 Minutes)

Eat. Drink. Think. #SAVEGOODFOOD
Weekly virtual dinner discussions bringing together leading chefs, farmers, and purveyors from across the country for a conversation on how to save good food in a post-COVID-19 world. We encourage you to order delivery or take out from your favorite Good Food 100 Restaurants and join us around the virtual dinner table.

Wednesday, June 3rd - SAVE GOOD MEAT
Chef Rick Bayless, Frontera Grill (Chicago)
Chef Paul Reilly, Beast + Bottle, Coperta (Denver)
Farmer - Greg Gunthorp, Gunthorp Farms
Purveyor - Chris Oliviero, Niman Ranch


Wednesday, June 10th - SAVE GOOD DAIRY
Chef Alex Seidel, Fruition, Mercantile Dining & Provision (Denver)
Chef David LeFevre, MB Post, Fishing With Dynamite, The Arthur J (Los Angeles)

Industry Expert - Sheri Allen, Certified Cheese Professional

Purveyor - Greg O'Neill, Co-Founder, Victory Cheese

Wednesday, June 17th - SAVE GOOD SEAFOOD
Chef Renee Erickson, Westward (Seattle)
Chef Jennifer Jasinski, Bistro Vendôme, Rioja, Stoic & Genuine, Ultreia (Denver)

Chef Mike Lata, FIG, The Ordinary (Charleston)
Farmer - Adam James, Hama Hama Oysters
Purveyor - Derek Figueroa, Seattle Fish Co.


Wednesday, June 24th - SAVE GOOD GRAIN
Chef Katie Button, Curate (Asheville, NC)
Chef Kelly Whitaker, Basta (Boulder/Denver, CO)
Purveyor - James Brown, Barton Springs Mill (Austin, TX)

Baker - Betsy Gonzalez, Osono Bread (Atlanta, GA)
Purveyor - Jennifer Lapidus, Caroline Ground Flour (Asheville, NC)


Tuesday, June 30th - SAVE GOOD FRUIT & VEGGIES

Chef Caroline Glover, Annette (Denver)
Chef Steven Satterfield, Miller Union (Atlanta)
Chef Maricela Vega, 8 Arm (Atlanta, GA)
Farmer - Chris Corrigan - Delaney Community Farm
Farmer - Eric Lamar - West Georgia Farmer's Cooperative

January 27, 2020 - Denver Industry Night Celebration, Larimer Square, Denver, CO

January 13, 2020 - Eat. Drink. Think. - LA Industry Night Featuring Chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger at Socalo, Santa Monica, CA

July 18th - July 21st, 2019 - Good Food 100 Restaurants at Slow Food Nations (multiple events), Denver, CO

December 7, 2018 - Power of the Plate & Palate - Featuring Chef Hugh Acheson at Five and Ten, Decatur, GA

November 5, 2018 - Power of the Plate & Palate - Featuring Chef Peter McCarthy at EVOO, Cambridge, MA

October 29, 2018 - Colorado Industry Celebration at The Source Hotel + Marketplace, Denver, CO

September 12, 2018 - Power of the Plate & Palate - Featuring Founder Erik Oberholtzer and Chef Suzanne Cupps of Untitled at Tender Greens, NYC

July 14, 2018 - Farmers Market After Party at Slow Food Nations, Denver, CO