Top chefs Tom Colicchio and Spike Mendelsohn are on a mission to build an ecosystem to help chefs, foodies, and brands integrate into Web3 through non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
Colicchio and Mendelsohn launched their NFT collection, CHFTY Pizzas NFTs, with a public mint on Thursday on the Ethereum Blockchain.
According to an announcement, ownership of this pizza-like NFT comes with different perks, including access to an exclusive community of chefs, access to digital masterclasses and events, etc.
CHFTY Pizzas NFTs has 2,777 supply and sells for .07 ETH each, approximately $222 at press time. Each CHFTY Pizzas NFTs is a cartoonish pizza with a human form and distinctive characteristics.
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To mint a CHFTY Pizzas NFT, interested persons are expected to connect cryptocurrency wallet metamask. MetaMask allows users to access their Ethereum wallet through a browser extension or mobile app.
A percentage of proceeds made from CHFTY Pizzas NFTs will automatically be donated to fight for Food Justice. CHFTY Pizzas is partnering with the first non-profit-led philanthropic DAO, Big Green DAO, owned by Elon Musk’s brother Kimbal Musk.
Tom Colicchio is an award-winning chef and owner of Crafted Hospitality. He is also Head Judge and Executive Producer of Bravo’s Top Chef.
Spike Mendelsohn owns PLNT Burger, Vim & Victor, and We, The Pizza. He also serves as the chairman of DC’s Food Policy Council.