Sara Barbara Geiben Brito is completely immersed in the global food community. The Good Food Media Network, publisher of the Good Food 100 Restaurants List™ and Industry Impact Report, is a national nonprofit with a mission to educate and inspire eaters by cultivating a conversation and community around the people and businesses changing the food system for good.
Sara is a 20-year food, advertising/digital media, and Fortune 100 industry veteran with a successful track record leading people and change to make big ideas happen. While serving on the Board of Slow Food NYC, she co-created and launched the Slow Food ‘Snail of Approval’ program. Under Sara’s leadership, Chefs Collaborative was nominated for the 2016 Taste Talks inaugural “Outstanding Nonprofit” award, and four of her past clients, Big Green (2018), The Kitchen Restaurant Group (2016), Domino’s (2016), and Vail Resorts (EpicMix) (2016), were named to Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies list. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, Forbes, ABC News, The Colbert Report, Ráchel Ray Everyday Magazine, Eater, and The Denver Post.
In 2015 she was invited by the U.S. Department of State and the James Beard Foundation to speak at the American Chef Rally at ExpoMilano in Milan, Italy, and in 2018 she was invited by HRH The Prince of Wales to attend a Crop Trust reception at Clarence House in London, England recognizing leaders from around the world for their dedication to sustainability and biodiversity.
Sara was born in small, historic village surrounded by farms along the Niagara River in Western NY; is proud to have a #917 NYC mobile number, currently lives the majority of time in Boulder, CO, and considers Los Angeles to be her 3rd home.
She makes Chef or Death her home for an hour today!