Written by Jan Jaben-Eilon Tuesday, January 08 2013
Fed up with the enormous gender gap in the food industry, Carol Brock launched the New York Chapter of Les Dames de Amis d’Escoffier Society in 1973 to open the world of food, wine and hospitality to women. Brock, who turns 89 this year, has had a career that includes 23 years at Good Housekeeping, more than a decade as Sunday food editor of the New York Daily News, and cooking for James Beard and the Duke of Windsor.
Written by Sue Wasserman Tuesday, November 13 2012
Rohini Dey traded her “dream job” at World Bank and then McKinsey & Company to pursue a “masochistic career path” as the owner of her Manhattan- and Chicago-based restaurants, Vermilion. Recognizing a lack of women in leadership positions in the culinary industry, she’s partnered with the famed James Beard Foundation to launch the Women in Culinary Leadership Program.
Written by Sue Wasserman Tuesday, May 08 2012
After graduating from NYC’s French Culinary Institute, 24 year-old chef Sarah Zell traded her life in the kitchen of one of Tribeca’s top-rated eateries to join the staff of Snowbird Mountain Lodge in rural Western North Carolina. She is now head chef and living her culinary dream.
Written by Patty Rasmussen Wednesday, February 01 2012It's a blustery Sunday afternoon. Your motivation to cook dinner is low, and your craving for comfort food is strong. There is no better solution to this dilemma than a simple batch of homemade vegetable soup – an efficient feel-good meal you can get on the stove in about 20 minutes.
Written by Patty Rasmussen Friday, December 02 2011
Under Heather Terhune’s direction, Sable Kitchen & Bar, has been named one of the “Best Restaurants for Business” by Crain’s Chicago Business and one of the “Best New Restaurants in Chicago” by Chicago magazine. Food &Wine magazine tabbed Sable one of the “Best New Bars in America.”