Distinguished Honoree at The New Jewish Home’s Eight Over Eighty Gala in 2017
The New Jewish Home mourns the passing of Donald Tober and extends its deepest condolences to Barbara and the rest of the family. We had the privilege and pleasure to honor Donald and Barbara in 2017 at our Eight over Eighty Gala. Please watch this wonderful short video from the 2017 gala.
Donald G. Tober will be remembered as an important businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist. He was Chairman of Sugar Foods Corporation and was a former Chairman of the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association, Vice Chairman of the Culinary Institute of America and a board member of the Educational Foundation of the National Restaurant Association. He was also a co-founder and member of the Executive Committee of the City Meals-on-Wheels program in New York City. His contributions and memberships spanned a broad range of interests beyond food-oriented activities. He served on the boards of the New York Landmarks Conservancy, the Manhattan Institute, the National Dance Institute with Jacques d’Amboise, the American Austrian Foundation for Medical Scholarship, the Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths (RID) and was a long time supporter of Lincoln Center, the Philodoroi Society of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Arts and Design, and The Juilliard School.