Our Story

The Social Food Project was founded by chef and social entrepreneur Ben McMenamin. After working as a chef for more than 13 years and gaining a degree at RMIT, Ben has realised the power food has at bringing people together and catalysing social change.

 Ben has cooked with a number of great social initiatives including theFood Know How project, Scarf Community Dinners, Give a Fork Sustainable Seafood lunch, OzHarvest and more! His work as a food educator has taken him all over Australia presenting at sustainability conferences and community festivals.