Food Tech brunchwork w/ sweetgreen NY

November 12, 2017

November 12, 2017

5:30 pm To 8:00 pm

Galvanize, Hudson Street, New York, NY, United States

$40 - $45

Event Description


We are young, successful and hungry for the next opportunity. We believe exploring new ideas, building skills and making lasting connections should be as easy as going to brunch with friend.

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You’re invited to an unforgettable ‘midnight’ brunch with sweetgreen’s Head of Brand Creative Minali Chatani & Hungryroot cofounder / CEO Ben McKean. Enjoy an intimate conversation with Ben, explore food tech, curated connections, a business challenge and pitch off…over a locally-sourced meal.


Ben McKean is the cofounder and CEO of Hungryroot, a direct-to-consumer brand of healthy comfort foods sold at Whole Foods, FreshDirect and Amazon Fresh.Since launching in 2014, the company has raised over $7 million in funding and has over 30 products. Previously, Ben was a Vice President and General Manager at Groupon, overseeing their food and beverage business. Ben came to Groupon through the acquisition of Savored, a yield management solution for the restaurant industry, which he founded in 2009.

Minali Chatani is the Head of Brand Creative at sweetgreen, a fast-casual restaurant chain that serves locally sourced, scratch-made food with 78 locations across the nation. She is responsible for the aesthetic and creative direction of the brand across all touchpoints, from digital to experiential. Prior to sweetgreen, Minali was a designer of special projects at Bloomingdales.



About the Organizers

At brunchwork, engage with exceptional business, tech and creative leaders, and brilliant peers over a farm-to-table meal. Join a curated community of thousands of high-achieving millennials hungry for their next big opportunity.

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