Joshna Maharaj

Joshna Maharaj is a chef, a two-time TEDx speaker, and activist who wants to help everyone have a better relationship with their food. She believes strongly in the power of chefs and social gastronomy to bring values of hospitality, sustainability, and social justice to the table to nourish people and communities. Joshna has recently launched @takebackthetray, a movement to reconnect food with health, wellness, education, and rehabilitation in public institutions around the globe. She is currently writing a book of the same name that she hopes will spark an institutional food revolution.