Feed The Children | Our Work in America

Thank you for your consideration and support, and your role in helping to end hunger one meal at a time.

By Chet Jones | Feed the Children, Inc.

Based upon the projected number of families being served in FY25 and planned events, we would like to request 120,000 units of Heavenly HARVST products to utilize and incorporate into Feed the Children’s U.S. Food Box Program and Family Outreach initiatives. These programs will be supported through Feed the Children’s 5 Distribution Center locations.

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.

Heavenly HARVST NBC News Aerial Food Bank San Diego

COVID-19 crisis heaps pressure on nation’s food banks

By NBC News

Food banks and pantries across the country are facing a steep drop-off in the bread and butter of their operations: food donated by supermarkets and farms.

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.