On behalf of our employees of the Merrill Lynch Park Avenue Complex, I would like to thank you for taking part in our “Nutrition and Fitness Day”. We have received lots of positive feedback on your informative presentation. Our employees seemed most appreciative of the honest and uncomplicated answers you provided during the Q&A session.

Our goal was to reeducate our group on the positive effects that eating well has on our health and quality of life and your presentation did just that. It was a pleasure working with you, and we look forward to having you speak at future presentations.


Marie Kiefer, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Thank you for coming to Google to speak about your book “Clean Plates”. Your presentation was informative, delicious, and gave our audience much to think about concerning the composition and nutritional value of the food we eat. “Clean Plates” is certain to become the “must have” resource for healthy dining in New York.


Kate Clugston, Google New York

Clean Plates is an amazing tool for people who want to eat healthy, clean food! Food quality and diet has quickly become one of the most critical issues in our nation. Looking at the prevalence of obesity, diabetes, cancer and other diseases in the U.S. it’s clear that a revolution in food is absolutely necessary.

Jared and Clean Plates is at the forefront of this food revolution! Jared’s compassionate, informed style allows him to relate to a meat lover and raw foodist alike. The Clean Plates nutritional guidance and restaurant reviews go hand in hand to create a truly powerful tool for NYC’er who wants to be a healthier person!


Sara Perkins, Columbia University MBA program director

 “Jared’s nutritional advice in Clean Plates has the power to transform your individual health and our collective well-being.”

— Deepak Chopra, M.D., Bestselling author of more than 65 books

“Knowledge is power, and awareness is the first step in healing.  Clean Plates NYC is a highly valuable source of information that can empower you to make informed and intelligent choices about where to eat in New York.”

— Dean Ornish, M.D., Bestselling author of Eat More, Weigh Less and The Spectrum

“There should be a ‘clean plates’ for every city in the country! An invaluable resource to help you navigate to real food in a toxic nutritional wasteland.”

— Mark Hyman, M.D., NY Times bestselling author of UltraMetabolism and UltraPrevention

“This is the best guide to healthy eating at the most delicious places in NYC.”

—  Mariel Hemingway, Academy Award Nominated Actress

“I’m thrilled to be included in Clean Plates and to be recognized for my commitment to providing my customers with high quality, delicious ingredients.”

— Chef Marc “Forge” Forgione  2010 Iron Chef winner