NYC Chef Makes Ready-To-Eat Meals For The Hungry

By Isaac Saul | A Plus

John Doherty is a chef at one of the most well-known restaurants in New York City. But for the last few years, he’s been focused on feeding the hungry.

Bella Magazine | May 2021 Celebrity's Choice Dinner

The Garden City Hotel Hosts Celebrity’s Choice Dinner Ft. Chef David Burke + Chef John Doherty

By Bella Magazine

Join Celebrity Chef David Burke, of The Red Salt Room in the Garden City Hotel, for a Celebrity’s Choice Dinner experience, with his very special guest, Chef John Doherty, owner of BLACKBARN NYC + Former Executive Chef of the Legendary Waldorf Astoria. Enjoy a menu composed of selections they have served to famous guests throughout their careers. The menu will certainly delight and the stories are sure to entertain!

The Verse Media | Chef John Doherty

Into Them | John Doherty Q&A

By Stephanie | The Verse Media

Chef-Owner, BLACKBARN Restaurant in NYC
Founder and Chairman, the Heavenly HARVST Foundation

Now’s about the time we feel the tug of culinary conflict—the cooling-off period in our on-again/off-again love affair with food. We at The Verse would like to propose a third way, one for grown-ups: Maybe eating is more like going steady.

Success To Date Meals

A Chef Designs Shelf-Stable Meals for the Needy

By Florence Fabricant | New York Times

John Doherty, an owner of the BLACKBARN Restaurant, has created a line of pouched meals to feed the hungry.

Heavenly HARVST | Press Meals

Fine Dining Chef Channels His Cooking Chops To Feeding The Hungry

By Abigail Abesamis | Forbes

After 30 years at the Waldorf Astoria, where chef John Doherty oversaw a kitchen staff of more than 150 and cooked for kings, presidents and heads of state, he’s using his culinary expertise to feed hungry Americans. Doherty founded Heavenly Harvst, a nonprofit organization that provides nutrient-dense, preservative-free foods to those in need at no cost to them.

Heavenly HARVST | Annual Gala | John Cut

Heavenly Harvest Wants Your Help In Ending Childhood Hunger

By Stephen Garner | Mr Mag

Heavenly HARVST, a not for profit organization that makes delicious and nutritious foods that are distributed to those in need, is hosting a benefit dinner next week in New York City.

Join Chef John Doherty and Feed the Children for a benefit dinner to help end childhood hunger at BLACKBARN Restaurant, located at 19 East 26th Street, on Tuesday, September 24th.

Insider | Sophie Hoeller - Cutting

16 Foods You’re Probably Slicing, Peeling, and Cutting All Wrong

By Cheyenne Lentz | Insider

Applying too much pressure with a dull knife will crush bread, according to John Doherty, chef and owner of BLACKBARN Restaurant and founder of the Heavenly HARVST Foundation.

Press | Fox News | BLACKBARN Menu

Cooking for presidents: Meet the chef who has cooked for everyone from Reagan to Bush


Chef John Doherty reveals his presidential menu on ‘Fox & Friends.’ Visit for more.

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Reinventing Thanksgiving leftovers with Chef John Doherty


Former Waldorf Astoria Executive Chef John Doherty has tips to revamp your turkey leftovers.