Zachary Davis

The Glass Jar, Santa Cruz, California

Zachary Davis is the co-owner of The Glass Jar, a farm to table restaurant group based in Santa Cruz, California, with a focus on the nexus between sustainable food and community. The group formed in 2010 with the opening of The Penny Ice Creamery, an ice cream manufacturing and retail business dedicated to the use of organic, locally sourced and seasonal ingredients.

Carrying forward this philosophy, the restaurant group now includes two additional Penny Ice Cream retail outlets, as well as The Picnic Basket Cafe, and most recently Assembly Restaurant which opened alongside the POPUP annex in March of 2014. Zachary chairs the Santa Cruz Downtown Commission, is Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors for the Santa Cruz Downtown Management Corporation, and is Treasurer and Board Member of Visit Santa Cruz County. He enjoys exploring all that the Santa Cruz region has to offer with his wife and three children.