• Italian Market



    February 19, 2019, 6:00pm

    Green Soul

    1410 Mount Vernon Street, Philadelphia



Join the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia and Billy Penn to hear pitches from the Full City Challenge finalist teams. Teams will present their innovative ideas for leveraging Philadelphia's strong food economy to address pervasive hunger and poverty in the region. Celebrity judges including Nick Bayer, Kim Carter, Han Chaing, Bill Golderer, and Ellen Yin will select a Grand Prize Winner to receive $5,000 and technical assistance to pilot their idea, and audience members will help select a People's Choice Award Winner. And there will be plenty of time for networking and great food generously provided by Green Soul. 


The Judges

  • Nick Bayer

Nick Bayer

CEO & Founder, Saxbys

  • Kim Carter

Kim Carter

Vice President, The Enterprise Center

  • Han Chiang

Han Chiang

Proprieter, Han Dynasty

  • Bill Golderer

Bill Golderer

President & CEO, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

  • Anuj Gupta

Anuj Gupta

General Manager, Reading Terminal Market

  • Ellen Yin

Ellen Yin

Founder & Co-Owner, High Street Hospitality Group


Event Details & Tickets


The Full City Challenge Main Event

Tuesday, February 19, 6pm

Green Soul

1410 Mt. Vernon St., Philadelphia



Full City Challenge Sponsors

  • Billy Penn
Billy Penn
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CIC Philadelphia
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Deloitte LLP
  • Green Soul
Green Soul
  • PHL PNE Logo
Philadelphia International Airport
  • Philadelphia Marketplace Logo
Philadelphia Marketplace
  • PIDC
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The Economy League
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University City Science Center