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Giving Back


Grow NYC

Grow NYC is a hands-on non-profit which improves New York  City’s quality of life through environmental programs that transform communities block by block and empower all New Yorkers to secure a clean and healthy environment for future generations.  The annual Taste of the Greenmarket event presents tastings of greenmarket-inspired signature dishes from Craft and Craftbar, among others.  All proceeds benefit Greenmarket’s Youth Education Project which leads more than 5,000 school children though the market on…

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Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks is the world’s largest autism advocacy organization that sponsors autisum research and conducts awareness and outreach activities aimed at families, governments and the public.  Since 2007, Tom and the Craft team have participated in the Autism Speaks to Wall Street:  Celebrity Chef Gala, which features over 100 chefs preparing four-course meals and dessert tableside at Cipriani Wall Street.  In 2011, the event raised $1.6 million for Autism Speaks’ research and advocacy initiatives. Click…

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Edible Schoolyard NYC

Our managing partner, Katie Grieco, is on the board of Edible Schoolyard NYC. She’s been able to combine her passions for food, children and giving back by giving her time to ESYNYC. In September 2011, Katie’s two favorite chefs, Tom and Marco Canora (the opening chef de cuisine of Craft, now chef/owner of Hearth and Terroir) made her proud by coming to the garden and preparing amazing harvest dinners for supporters. (They even used some…

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Children of Bellevue

Since 1995, Tom has served on the board of Children of Bellevue, an advocacy program providing assistance to children and their families within New York’s Bellevue Hospital.  Tom became involved after his son Dante was born 8 weeks premature and was transferred to Bellevue, where he would spend the first two months of his life.  When Tom asked how they raised funds to support their programs, he was told there was an annual cocktail party,…

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City Harvest Fundraising Competition

We have a lot of holiday traditions here at Craft Worldwide, but the one that I’m proudest of is our ritual of giving. In the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving, the staff at Craft and Colicchio & Sons have taken it upon themselves to hold an annual City Harvest fundraising competition. Everyone from the General Managers to the pastry teams to back waiters and bartenders does his or her part, putting hard-earned money in the…

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