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in 2018, bites received an award in sustainability from arizona state university's walton school of sustainability.

in 2019, roza ferdowsmakan was one of 11 women tech entrepreneurs globally selected by apple to be part of apple's inaugural entrepreneur camp at apple park.

in 2020, bites was one of 245 social impact solutions selected by microsoft and giving tech labs to be part of the launch of their first-ever social impact platform, x4impact, which seeks to solve for the united nations' sustainable development goals.

in 2021, bites was part of ashoka's annual event for university changemakers, and was presented as a social impact tool that universities can use to transform their campuses into sustainable food ecosystems for the benefit of students. 

in 2021, bites was selected by the rockefeller foundation, open ideo, second muse, food for thought, and eat as a scalable, feasible solution toward meeting the united nation's sustainable development goal of zero hunger, and invited to participate in the food systems game changers lab, in connection with the united nations food summit in september 2021. 

in 2022, bites received a sustainable earth award from arizona state university for its sustainability work. 



THE STATE PRESS - ASU Alumna Created an App to Connect Students Inspired By Her Love For Food 

FOOD TANK - Creating Communities Around Sustainable Food Ecosystems in Universities


NOW WITH PURPOSE - The "Bites" App: Bringing Foodies, Friends and Farmers Together

MODERN FARMER - New App Connects Foodies With Home-Cooked Meals

FOOD TANK - Farm-to-Table App Is Connecting Chefs, Eaters, and Farmers in Phoenix

GREEN LIVING MAGAZINE - Healthy Bites. New App Connects Chefs, Farmers And Foodies For A Feast

MEDIUM - Bites App Builds Farm-to-Table Relationships 

THE STATE PRESSASU Alumna Creates App to Facilitate Farm-to-Table Food Experiences

ASU RESOURCE INNOVATION AND SOLUTIONS NETWORKbites. Mobile App Connects a Circular Culinary Experience

SHARING GREEN ECONOMYBites Foodie App is a Sharing Green Economy Business

AZ FOOD & WINEA Bite That Can Change The World

URBAN FARM U - Roza Ferdowsmakan on Sourcing Food in the Digital Age

PBSWant a Chef to Prepare Dinner at Your House? There’s a Phoenix App for That

JAVA MAGAZINEbites. App Brings Chefs to Your Door

URBAN FARM PODCAST - Roza Ferdowsmakan on Farm-To-Table Experiences.

BLOG TALK RADIO - Bringing Foodies, Chef and Farms together with Roza Ferdowsmakan CEO bites.

BUSINESS RADIO X - Roza Ferdowsmakan with bites.

UPTOWN MAGAZINE - One Bite At a Time

KTAR NEWS - New App Will Pair Phoenix Foodies, Chefs for In-Home Dining Experience

ABC15 - New App Brings Chef Right Into Your Home Kitchen

FOX10 - App Helps its Users Find Local Chefs to Cook for Them

PHOENIX NEW TIMES - Meet the New App That Brings Phoenix Chefs Into Your Kitchen

97TH AVENUE - Journey with Bites: Round 2 with Roza Ferdowsmakan

AGRISCAPING - Podcast Featuring Roza Ferdowsmakan

SO SCOTTSDALE - An App For Your Appetite


PHOENIX BUSINESS JOURNAL - Local App: Bites Connects Foodies with Local Chefs

YOUR LIFE ARIZONA - Phoenix Chef Jim Gallen Talks About the bites. App

AZ BUSINESS MAGAZINELocal Tech Attorney Makes Dinner a Whole Lot Better

MODERN TIMES MAGAZINE - AZ Entrepreneur Eyes Local Farm To Table Synergy

CREATIVE REBEL - Rebel Highlight: Innovative App Developer Roza Ferdowsmakan

FARM EXPRESS - The App That’s All About Community...

PEN & FORK - New App Connects Phoenix Food Lovers, Chefs, and Farmers    

LOCAL FIRST ARIZONA - bites. Farm-to-Table App Close To Release

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