Liz Neumark, Founder of Great Performances, Katchkie Farm and The Sylvia Center
Liz Neumark is an American chef and entrepreneur, a member of the New York State Food Policy Council and the founder of The Sylvia Center, a nonprofit organization that inspires healthy eating. Join Liz as she takes you on a virtual farm-to-fork tour!
Liz Neumark founded Great Performances as a waitress-staffing agency for women in the arts, which has since transformed into one of the country’s foremost catering companies. As a leader in the industry, Liz is dedicated to tackling food-related issues and engages in a number of initiatives including food rescue, anti-hunger, healthy food access, and local agriculture. In 2006, she established Katchkie Farm in Kinderhook, NY, and founded The Sylvia Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing issues in children’s health. Liz was recently appointed to the NYC Fair Recovery Task Force; and she sits on the boards of GrowNYC, women.nyc, The Fund for Public Housing, The Sylvia Center, is Board Chair for Hudson Square Business Improvement District, and is a member of the Bronx Chamber of Commerce. She’s been named one of New York’s Most Powerful Women by Crain’s New York and was featured on Her Big Idea.