Welcome | Meet Us | Our Clients | Resources | In the News | Contact Us
  Our Philosophy | Meet John Turenne | The SFS Team


John Turenne is internationally recognized for his innovative leadership approach in an extensive senior management and culinary career spanning over 25 years in the food industry:

Facilitates and manages local and sustainable dining programs for many institutional food service programs.

Speaker and Facilitator
Educates diverse audiences including sustainable agriculture organizations, food policy groups and food service organizations.

Director/Executive Chef, Yale Sustainable Dining
Designed, developed, and implemented the internationally-recognized Yale Sustainable Food Project by challenging a conventional food service system with a back-to-basics, nurturing approach that brought the focus back to where it belongs - the food!

General Manager, Large Institutional Food Service Operations, Aramark
Created and partnered in student, vendor and client programming while managing food operations at several large universities.

Management Director
Trained staff and management teams in strategic business planning to execute innovative programs such as Cooking 101 (a cooking class for graduating students) and Sustainable Food Training.

> For a Short Biography or detailed Curriculum Vitae
> For a complete list of Presentations.


"Sustainable Food Systems has the ability to bring stakeholders with differing viewpoints together and to understand the practical realities of any project. They helped us design and implement a school lunch program featuring fresh, nutritious, good tasting food that
our kids not only buy, they eat!?
Janet Benton,
Board of Education, Chappaqua Schools

  Sustainable Food Systems LLC | 88 South Main Street | Wallingford, CT 06492 | 203.294.9683 | [email protected]
Photos by Paulette Phlipot Photography Design by CPRdesignco LLC