Donald Tober

Donald Tober is Chairman of Sugar Foods Corporation, which manufactures, packages and markets food products to both the retail and foodservice industries. Sugar Foods’ widely varied product list includes Fresh Gourmet croutons and other crunchy salad toppings, the N’Joy line of non-dairy creamers and sugar canisters, packaged condiments and many other specialty food products.

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Law School, Mr. Tober practiced law in New York City and then joined Sugar Foods Corporation.

Mr. Tober is a former Chairman of the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association, Vice Chairman of the Culinary Institute of America and is presently a board member of the Educational Foundation of the National Restaurant Association.  As Trustee Emeritus of the Culinary Institute of America, he has expanded his involvement in several associations that serve to elevate the quality and appreciation of food and wine in the United States such as the Commanderie de Bordeaux and the Chevaliers du Tastevin.  He is 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 span a broad range of interests beyond food-oriented activities.  He serves 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 is 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.

He is a member of the Lotos and University Clubs in New York City; and the Mashomack and Tamarack Clubs in Dutchess County and lives in New York with his wife, Barbara.