Ben McMenamin is a wearer of many hats.
When not working on his startup businesses, the Social Food Project and We Eat Local, Ben can be found doing event coordination work for the City of Melbourne, hosting community food events or leading the kitchen team at Grub Fitzroy.
With 12 years’ experience as a qualified chef, a degree in Social Science (Environment) and 5 years of working in the food start-up space, Ben brings a uniquely practical voice to the food systems conversation.
His current projects include:
Founder | Social Food Project
Co-founder | We Eat Local
Head Chef | Grub Food Van
Food Curator | Melbourne Knowledge Week
Vice-president | Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance
Kitchen Manager | Worksmith
Mentor | Local Food Launchpad 2018