100% Plant Based Comfort Food
Locally & Organically Sourced × Crafted with Love
We know how hard you work. Let us do the cooking for you. No matter how big or small we can cater your next event.
Custom menus tailored to your budget and event.
Catering available in Westchester, Connecticut & the Hamptons.
Feel free to submit inquiries below.
We look forward to working with you.
Brooklyn Flea Winter Market
Sat & Sun
1000 Dean St. Brooklyn, NY
11am - 6pm
Coming in April we will be moving outdoors!
Lunches Under the Archway in DUMBO
Wed - Fri
11am - 3pm
Smorgasburg Sat & Sun
11am - 6pm
EARTH DAY @ St. John's University
12pm - 4pm
Chickpea and Olive's pop-up vegan diner recreates soul comforting food but with a healthy twist,
Better for you, the planet, and the animals. Triple win.
We select excellent ingredients and work with awesome NYC bakeries, artisans, and growers.
Delicious food. Crafted with love. We call it peace on a plate.
EXECUTIVE CHEF & OWNER
Daniel Strong has worked quietly in kitchens all over manhattan. Before starting Chickpea & Olive with Danielle Ricciardi, he was the sous chef of Dell'Anima, an Italian trattoria in Manhattan's West Village, where he directed the kitchen through everyday operations and developed dishes that gave praise to a heritage of regional cuisine. Daniel has since converted to a strict vegetarian diet, and as a result his food has transformed. In each dish he ensures that no flavor is muted, and every ingredient is used with purpose.
Danielle Ricciardi has worked in the restaurant industry for over a decade. She has bartended, served, and managed at restaurants all around NYC and Chicago. Being Italian American, family and love meant handmade manicotti and gathering around the big pot of Sunday gravy. When she was little, Danielle would help her mom in the kitchen, preparing huge family meals - never the least of which was the Christmas supper. Her passion for food is a hard wooden spoon rooted in her soul. When she founded Chickpea and Olive, it was with the goal of binding her passion for food with compassion; Chickpea and Olive is the expression of peace and compassion through food.
"May all beings everywhere be happy and free, and may the thoughts, words, and actions of my own life contribute in some way to that happiness and to that freedom for all."
OM, shanti shanti shanti.
1000 Dean St
Brooklyn, NY 11238
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