Marc Zammit

Marc Zammit

Marc Zammit became a partner at Changing Tastes in 2014. Before that, he served as vice president of corporate sustainability initiatives at Compass Group North America, overseeing the development and implementation of their national sustainability platform including all food purchasing and product development programs. Prior to this role, as director of culinary development at Bon Appétit Management Company, he was pivotal in shaping Bon Appétit's emergence as the industry leader in food-related social responsibility. His area of expertise in the sustainability arena is centered on building operational and marketing strategies that are anchored in consumer environmental, health and ethical values and can be adapted to a variety of food service business models. More recently, his efforts to engage the industry in climate change related issues is allowing him to emerge as an industry subject matter expert. Marc’s culinary leadership at Compass included the development of innovative food concepts and campaigns with emphasis on authenticity, wellness and sustainability influenced menus. His passion in sustainability is anchored in the preservation of flavors for future generations. He has participated in a variety of business advisory positions including: The Association of Family Farms; The Harvard School of Public Health Nutrition Round Table; The Seafood Watch Advisory Board. The Healthy Menus R&D Collaborative; the First Lady’s Health Care Initiative and The Stewardship Index for Specialty Crops. He is an avid year-round vegetable gardener and beekeeper. (Los Gatos, CA)