In celebration of Women’s History Month, FoodTalks welcomes award-winning women chefs Traci Des Jardins, Tanya Holland and Joanne Weir to dish on their recipes for success. Panelists join moderator Jenna Taylor to discuss topics like: how being a woman in a male dominated field has shaped their experience, how their perspectives of women in the workplace has shifted over the years, what they see as the future of food, and more.
Traci Des Jardins is a two-time James Beard award-winner who has earned a number of industry accolades throughout her career. She has multiple restaurants in San Francisco including Jardinière, The Commissary, and Arguello. http://www.tracidesjardins.com/
Tanya Holland is the Executive Chef and Owner of Brown Sugar Kitchen and B-Side BBQ in Oakland, CA. She is the author of two cookbooks, was a host and expert on Soul Food for the “Melting Pot” series on Food Network, and is a featured judge on the upcoming kitchen competition series My Momma Throws Down on TV One. http://tanyaholland.com/
Joanne Weir is a James Beard award-winning cookbook author, cooking teacher, and co-owner of Copita in Sausalito, California. Joanne has written 18 cookbooks and is in pre-production for her next series called “Plates & Places” which will air nationally on PBS and CREATE. https://www.joanneweir.com/