Nicolas Jammet is the Co-Founder & Chief Concept Officer of sweetgreen, the mission driven restaurant brand that serves healthy food at scale. Nicolas has been named to Fast Company’s “Most Creative People in Business,” Inc.’s “30 Under 30”, Forbes’ “30 Under 30” and Food & Wine’s “40 Big Food Thinkers 40 and Under.” sweetgreen was named one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies in 2019, 2020 and 2022, and has been recognized as a Top 100 Most Loved Workplace by Newsweek in collaboration with Best Practice Institute.
Nicolas and his co-founders started sweetgreen in 2007, opening their first location in Georgetown, DC, just three months out of college. Their vision is to be as ubiquitous as traditional fast-food, but far more transparent and honest. From his initial $350,000 friends and family fundraiser to open the first sweetgreen to now, Nicolas has garnered a unique perspective and valuable learnings around the fine balance of navigating the food and restaurant industry. sweetgreen holds a unique place in QSR as a household name that maintains its quality reputation and works with +250 farms to provide food for its +170 locations across the country.
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