Sparking The
Upward Spiral

Our true north is helping folks experience the incredible feeling and all the cool life
stuff that can happen when you eat and move better.

We came together around a simple conviction

That there’s gotta be a better way to consistently eat really well and fuel your life without boring your tastebuds into a stupor or discovering that there are in fact more than 24 hours in a day.

What if we could find a way?

To get people great food from different talented chefs doing their thing, in a super simple experience that starts online and ends with freaking great food for your whole week, right in front of you? And along the way build an organization capable of making a real difference on issues we hold dear like transparency, sustainability and philanthropy?

Into the rowboat we go each day

With a unique mix of backgrounds (software folks, food service innovators, event experts, awesome chefs and intentional food/fitness enthusiasts to name a few) and a shared set of values that push us forward and guide our hand.

Chasing this "What if" vision together

Great tasting food, made from the really good stuff, by local chefs and artisans we admire, with lots of variety and choice, in a super simple experience and all supporting important outcomes beyond the plate. That's us.

Meet the territory crew

Patrick Smith

Catalyst in Chief, Founder

The designer and builder of the tech table under all this great food. Three-time entrepreneur, CrossFit’er, (mostly) Paleo eater, software engineer, DC startup community maven, keeper of the flame, recovering motorcycle enthusiast.

Robert Morton

Storyteller, Co-founder

Our communicator and people person. Software exec turned intentional food/fitness advocate, sourcing nerd, lover of words, alumnus of great brands (Motley Fool, Blackboard), unabashed booster for local food community, mirth-seeker.

Steve Seeger

Operations Extraordinaire

Bio major turns great customer experience creator at orgs starting with an A like Apple. Add in Scuba instructor, ski geek and now functional fitness’er, and you’ve got just our kind of cat for making supping with us better.

Danielle Schaub

DMV Culinary Manager

Dietitian (the foodie kind), distance runner, puppy mom, baker & home-brewer, giant Steelers fan, Cornell & Hopkins grad, master of public health & promoter of happiness.

Jen Burdick

DMV Community Engager

Mission driven, people centered, believer of clean food magic, bearer of joy, an artist on the side, with an eye always toward design. Fitness journey turned pirouettes to barbell, food journey from sickness to healing.

Sophie Townsend

Baltimore Community Builder

Sports obsessed, overly competitive, passion driven, former collegiate lacrosse player. Political science major turned food and health enthusiast. Beach native with a love of all things water. Dog lover, and a triplet (no we’re not identical).

Walter Polio

Meal Moving Maestro

Our master of meal conveyance, Walter’s a veteran of 8 years in the catering logistics world making sure folks get delicious eats just as they want them. A soccer buff and movie lover, you'll find him on a local pitch somewhere.

Devika Mohabir

LA Ops Maven

Geologist turned marketer turned paleo food entrepreneur. Midwest native finding bliss out west. Polyfitness’er, with CrossFit, yoga and surfing in the mix. Above all, passionate charger for helping people live healthier lives.

Riley Rearden

LA Culinary Manager

Biochem nerd with a background in research, and a passion for helping people feel like their best and least-stressed selves. Grounded by ocean activities and horses. LA Territory's Manager of \"Freaking Great Food\" and unofficial Ambassador of Aloha!

Stefan Niemczyk

Executive Chef

Le Cordon Bleu trained chef, collegiate athlete, competitive CrossFit’er, retired actor, full time intentional eating enthusiast, and passionate creator of Paleo meal company Elite Eats, now part of Territory.

Alia Dong-Stewart

LA + SF Community Engager

Rowing enthusiast, CrossFit coach, surfer and Disney fanatic. Self proclaimed coffee snob and lover of all types of food. Loves supporting the local community and spreading the word of how a healthy diet can be life changing.

Tao Tao Wang

SF Ops Maven

Ops + supply chain enthusiast, baking/cooking fanatic, foodie esp sushi and matcha, crossfitter, runner, swimmer, overall fan of being active, Southerner to Midwesterner to living the Cali life, Michigan and Purdue grad

Brian Wilson

DFW Ops Maven

US Marine turned CrossFit gym owner turned classical literature teacher. Spends entirely too much time casting aside his country roots through theater, art shows and the high points of the western canon.

Carina Morgan

DFW Culinary Manager

Functional movement enthusiast, chef, coach (CrossFit, basketball, & cross country), coffee lover, and puppy owner with a background in nutrition and medical research. Passionate about helping people heal their bodies through food and fitness.

Paul Anderson

DFW Community Builder

Marine Combat Fitness Instructor, CrossFit and spin coach, lover all of sports, music enthusiast, and proud dog dad. Dallas native who thrives on team and community building and will never turn down a deep convo.

Michele Hodeda

Nutrition Analyst Consultant

Los Angeles native. Sunshine and house music addict. Food scientist, nutritionist, chef, food blogger, and general lover of whole foods. Passionate about exotic superfoods and helping others reach their health goals.

Lindsay Marshall

DFW Community Engager

Lover of fitness, chatting about nutrition, and helping people achieve their goals. CF coach and semi-competitive exerciser, former Navy, loves to turn anything into a friendly competition, & self proclaimed coffee connoisseur.

Andy McDermott

DMV Builder

Finance guy turned Rover. Amazing ability to talk to strangers in unconventional places. Weekend warrior and pedestrian Crossfitter addicted to the pain cave HIIT puts him in. Die hard Capitals fan, husband, and father of 2 mini me's.

Dani Robinson

LA Rover

Foodie and amateur food blogger that spends hours experimenting with food and photography. Originally a psych major, now a chatter of all things tasty and healthy. You can find her hiking, practicing yoga, exploring LA, & reading scary stories.

Frank Curto

Quality Control Champion

Over 20 years experience in the food safety, quality assurance, regulatory compliance & product development world. He is a board certified holistic health practitioner after receiving his doctorate in the field. Runner and Orange Theory enthusiast.

Tara Sampson

Head of Engagers

Former fitness industry vet and Territory fan girl who joined the team to marry the two. Driven to take the power of nutrition + movement to the masses. Lover of sunshine, Earl Grey tea, and travel with bonus bliss points when all three occur at once.

Lea Roberts

OCSD Builder

CrossFitting mom of 3 who loves to learn about life through the eyes of her kids. Always a little over caffeinated and loves being on the go. Lover of food and currently studying nutritional coaching. Should never ever dance in public.

Sarah Estrella

SF Culinary Manager

Fintech alumni turned CrossFit affiliate owner and sports nutritionist. Stanford hammer throw record holder, competitor in most sports, and a huge fan of rescue dogs, sunsets, throwdowns and the Rocky Mountains.

Stephanie Bentley


A Wisconsin native and eater of all things cheese. Trail runner, former NCAA All American swimmer, solver of puzzles, player of games, xc skier of many miles, and charcuterie aficionado. Takes every available opportunity, rain or shine, to get outside.

Jeff Kelley

Co-Founder & Former COO

The ops and food service innovator in our bunch. Former Army officer, food truck entrepreneur and DC community leader, events creator, master’s degrees (natural health and biz) holder, flag football speed back, active Harley owner.

Philippe Chetrit

Head of Growth & Consumer Products

Growth centric. Product fanatic. Entrepreneurial dreamer. Startup athlete. Pizza lover. Cool dad. Activity junky. Sandwich blogger. And recovering DJ. Enjoy.

Tess Candell

SF Community Engager

Rower gone CrossFit athlete and coach. Always up for trying new fitness classes and exploring new cities. Born and bred in Philadelphia. San Francisco newbie by way of DC. Avid reader of nutrition and new fitness trends.

Help us row the boat

We're always on the lookout for folks who dig what we dig. Excited about positively
propelling people's lives through food and fitness? Then check out some of the
opportunities on our team

Head of Engineering

We are looking for a dynamic leader for our talented group of software developers to design, build and maintain both our customer-facing product & internal tools that together enable us to hit strategic milestones and long-term objectives.

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Part Time QAQC Manager (LA)

The QAQC Manager is a like-minded soul, who thinks these ingredients are as tasty as we do, and jumps into the fray to ensure our food is safe, consistent and of high quality, helping to drive the company toward its top-line performance goals

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People Specialist

The People Specialist role is the guardian of Territory Food’s most important asset: our culture. For us, our culture of wellness goes beyond our product or the benefits we offer employees - passion for personal, organizational and community wellness is the intrinsic motivation that drives our organization everyday.

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General Manager (SF)

We are hiring a General Manager of the San Francisco market to own and grow the business, develop strategic plans, and drive our culture. Reporting directly to the Head of City Operations, you will be the owner of growing the San Francisco business.

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General Manager (LA)

Territory is hiring a General Manager of the LA market to own and grow the business, develop strategic plans, and drive our culture. Reporting directly to the Head of City Operations, you will be the owner of growing LA business.

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