About Us

The mission of The Giving Table is to empower everyone
to make a difference in the food system.

We support our mission by mobilizing food bloggers and other individuals to participate in social action campaigns that achieve collective impact. 

Nicole Gulotta


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Nicole is a grantmaker by day and gourmet home cook by night. She studied literature at the University of California, Santa Barbara and received her MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts. In addition to being a good food advocate, writer, and avid tea drinker, Nicole pens the literary food blog Eat This Poem. She works at family foundation in Los Angeles, where she lives with her husband and French bulldog.


Name five pantry staples in your kitchen right now: Extra-virgin olive oil, Parmesan, quinoa, dried white beans, raw honey

Favorite fruits and vegetables: dark leafy greens, cauliflower, avocado, summer tomatoes, strawberries, sardines, pumpkin

Food philosophy: Make as much as you can from scratch. Eat better-quality animal products less often. Let the seasons be your guide. Leave room for chocolate. 

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