The Zero Food Waste Enthusiasts, led by Joanna Berens, of the Sustainable Events Network, Florida & Caribbean works to inspire meeting and event planners and their vendor partners to incorporate food rescue into their events. The Committee offers guidance on creating a contingency plan in the event of leftover food at key meal functions so that unused food can be donated to a local charity. Not only can event food rescue help the community in which an organization meets, but it avoids waste and keeps food out of landfills.
The Zero Food Waste Enthusiasts of the SENFC was launched in 2016 and organized it's first food rescue at the NACE National Convention. See the video documenting our case study ... Click Here
If you would like to download a copy of the SENFC Food Rescue Plan with useful links to resources ... Click Here.
And if you want to see the SENFC Food Rescue "As Easy as 1-2-3" document, Click Here.
If you are a member of a hospitality industry trade association and would like to schedule an event food rescue presentation, please Contact Us.
Here are a few examples of Food Rescue efforts
supported by SENFC members
Meeting Professionals International Sunshine Education Summit
Sawgrass Marriott Resort, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
82 trays of food rescued!
BizBash Live Florida
Broward County Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale, FL
39 trays of food PLUS refrigerator contents!
National Marine / Fort Lauderdale Boat Show
25 trays of food rescued!