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Not Wasted Dinner at Equinox Restaurant

February 18, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

On February 18 at 7:00pm, Chef Todd Gray will host the first annual Not Wasted Dinner at Equinox Restaurant, a tribute to the organizer’s collective mission to eradicate food waste in the hospitality industry. The dinner is a collaboration of diverse yet like-minded chefs who will create a four-course dinner made from “trash ingredients” like roots, stems, and cuttings.

The evening will also feature an interactive discussion with an enlightened group of esteemed panelist to discuss and guide us all in ways we can reduce, reuse, and recycle for a brighter, more promising environmental future.  


  • Amanda Stone, World Wildlife Fund
  • Elizabeth Bennett-Parker, Together We Bake
  • Hilary Landa, Ad Council
  • Laura Monto, Sodexo

Panel moderator: Lesly Baesens, DC Food Recovery Working Group


  • Todd Gray, Equinox Restaurant
  • Allison Swoop, Teaism
  • Gregory Payne, Sodexo, National Geographic
  • Robert WoodSuperFd Catering 

Special “Trash” cocktails will be crafted by Peter Grimm, Equinox Restaurant’s Bar Manager, and Mixologist. 

Tickets are $65/person  //  BUY TICKETS

Equinox Restaurant | 818 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20006