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Category: Food

Johanne Killeen – James Beard Award-Winning Chef/Owner of Al Forno Restaurant

Talk about a mouth-watering conversation! You’re about to meet Johanne Killeen, who along with her late husband, opened the highly successful and respected Al Forno Restaurant in Providence, Rhode Island in 1980. It’s credited with pioneering a number of recipes and is the birthplace of grilled pizza – pies flash…
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Petrushka Bazin-Larsen – Businesswoman and Community Activist

Sugar Hill Creamery. The name says it all. Harlem’s first family-owned handmade ice cream shop opened its doors in 2017 and was followed 3 years later by a second location in Hamilton Heights. Sugar Hill is the brainchild of Petrushka Bazin Larsen and her husband Nick Larsen. Their confections include…
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Betsy Lay – Co-Founder of Lady Justice Brewing

Owner Betsy Lay, along with partners Kate Power and Jen Cuesta, are the co-founders of Lady Justice Brewing, based in Aurora, Colorado. The three met while working at AmeriCorps VISTA. In 2014, they joined forces and their community-focused brewery was born. Its mission? –   “brewing great beer to make…
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There’s More to Food Waste Innovation Than Tech, According to ReFED’s Dana Gunders

For The Spoon’s Food Waste Insights and Innovation Forum, done in partnership with nonprofit ReFED, tech is only one piece of the solution. When it comes to food waste, true innovation is as much about new business models, behaviors, and ways of thinking as it is about advances…
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Chef Maria Loi

Maria Loi? A force of nature! She’s a celebrity Chef, Restaurateur, Cookbook Author, Greek Food Ambassador, Author, Social Activist, Philanthropist. Did we whet your appetite? Tune in and meet this amazing, creative, accomplished dynamo!…
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