Chef/Owner of The Greenhouse Tavern, Noodlecat, and more
Rep. Marcia L. Fudge, OH-11
Chefs Boot Camp alum, April 2014
Areas of interest: agriculture, school nutrition standards, seafood sustainability, sustainability, and responsible sourcing
"We want to leave our kids with a better place than our parents left us."
Jonathon Sawyer is passionate about many different issues facing our food system, including agricultural reform, sustainable business practices, and healthier school lunch regulations. He advocates for a more tenable seafood industry and is a proponent of eating and serving "trash fish," overlooked but delicious fish that are more sustainable seafood choices. He is a spokesperson for the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch. Jonathon is at the forefront of the green-restaurant movement and opened the first certified-green restaurant in Ohio. His businesses embody the green movement with reclaimed decor and a focus on local, sustainable ingredients.
Organization affiliations: Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch