PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Two local chefs have been named among the most inspiring sustainable chefs by a food think tank.

Food Tank — which works to solve issues surrounding food such as obesity, hunger and poverty – put both Chef Jose Garces and Chef Marc Vetri to the list, which also includes chefs from areas like New York, Chicago and California.

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Chef Vetri was cited for his children’s education foundation, the Vetri Foundation for Children, as well as for his work to reform school lunches.

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Chef Garces, of Iron Chef fame, was likewise touted for his work to educate children about healthy eating using his 40-acre sustainable and organic farm, Luna Farms.

Both chefs own and operate a number of restaurants in the Philadelphia area.

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