Jonathan Forgash

Director of Queens Together

Jonathan Forgash is a long time resident of Queens, New York. He is the Co-Founder and Executive Director at Queens Together, a nonprofit organization supporting restaurants and communities with resources, promotion, and emergency response.

During the COVID19 crisis, Queens Together has provided meals and groceries to over 275,000 people. They did this by working with neighborhood restaurants and partnering with community organizations. The organization built a distribution network that provides resources and information to over 400 food businesses, community organizations and local leaders.

Previously, Jonathan Forgash was a chef and business owner providing 25 years of catering services to the NYC film and television industry. He also created food centric fundraising events for humanitarian causes and provided culinary care to individuals and families coping with cancer. Jonathan lives with his family in Astoria, Queens.