Innovation and Impact: Past Projects

Rising Tide Food Co.

Project Description

At The Rising Tide Restaurant, Chef Renee Jakaitis Trafton seeks to create jobs, community engagement, culture, and wealth in Sitka, AK with a restaurant serving local, sustainable, Alaskan-sourced food. She seeks to create a business model which will pay a living wage, and provide benefits such as sick leave and health insurance. It will be a “Gratuity Free” restaurant in order to insure fair compensation for all.