Floyd Cardoz Helps Future Scientists Find a Home

Chefs often cite their travels, mentors, or childhood dishes as points of inspiration for their work. But when it came to partnering with an organization doing good, New York chef Floyd Cardoz found inspiration in his family, most prevalently his father and his eldest son, Peter.

“Peter was very bullied as a child,” Cardoz begins. “He went from being an extrovert to being an introvert. My wife, Barkha, and I decided he...