We partner with incredible female chefs to host a traveling breakfast series that elevates and celebrates the female voice.
Last week, we teamed up with Chef Adriana Urbina, three-time winner of the Food Network's "Chopped" and the only Latin-American female chef to have won the title, Tastemade, an award-winning media company that's inspiring the taste of a generation through their programming in food, home, and travel, and Handsome Brook Farm, America's leading certified organic brand specializing in pasture-raised eggs, to host our July FUTURE OF WOMEN breakfast at Melody, a neighborhood bungalow in Los Angeles that's dedicated to hosting pop-ups with local and visiting chefs. Adriana served up purple sweet potato mushroom duxelles frittata, mango gazpacho, and yucca coconut cake! Inspired by her story of immigrating to the US from Venezuela, we hosted a panel discussion with women whose families have also immigrated to the US. FUTURE OF WOMEN founder Hallie Applebaum spoke our panelists about their journeys and the beautiful things they are creating in LA. As we wrap up the morning, our friends at Diaspora Co, Fly By Jing,Brightland, The Sill, Lavva, and Spindrift treated us to some of their designs and shared with us how their brands are celebrating culture and the environment.
Last week, we teamed up with the LA Design Festival, Domino, and ROW DTLA to host a Los Angeles breakfast all about design! We gathered at The Manufactory, a collaboration between James Beard Award-winning chefs Elizabeth Prueitt and Chad Robertson of San Francisco’s iconic Tartine Bakery, and Chris Bianco of Phoenix’s legendary Pizzeria Bianco. The Manufactory is located in the ROW DTLA, a historic district in Downtown LA that's reimagining spaces for creativity, retail, and art. The Manufactory's Pastry Chef Leah Chin-Katz and Chefs Katie Hagan-Whelchel and Alyssa Lisle treated us to some of their favorite dishes as we dove into a breakfast conversation about design with our partners, ROW DTLA, Domino, a resource devoted to decorating, entertaining, and gardening in the home, the LA Design Festival, a festival honoring LA's rich design culture, and our speakers! Jessica Romm Perez, Editor in Chief of Domino, moderated the panel with women in the design industry, learning about the inspiration for their work and discussing the intersection of design and impact. We wrapped up the morning with our partners, The Sill, Saint Olio, Buffy, and Lo & Sons, who treated us to some of their designs and shared with us how they are designing with impact in mind.
This month, we teamed up with 2019 James Beard Semifinalist Chef Claudette Zepeda-Wilkins. We gathered at Sobremesa, a beautiful space in La Roma dedicated to the culinary arts and run by Lucía and Micaela, to enjoy a dinner. We heard about the inspiration for Claudette's dishes as we sipped mezcal from Yola Mezcal, a Oaxacan women-owned and operated mezcalaria. Onora Casa, a women-run collection of Mexican handmade textiles and objects, treated us to some of their designs and we ended the evening with coffee from our friends at BUNA, a local coffee roaster that works with Mexican coffee producers to develop, transform, and share delicious coffee.
This month, we teamed up with Healthyish, a site from Bon Appétit about feel-good food and living, and Broccoli Magazine, an international magazine for cannabis lovers, to host a New York City breakfast with 2019 James Beard Semifinalist Chef Kyo Pang and Moonlynn Tsai of Kopitiam and a panel of women working at the intersection of cannabis and food.
This month, we teamed up with Healthyish, a site from Bon Appétit about feel-good food and living, and Broccoli Magazine, an international magazine for cannabis lovers, to host a Los Angeles breakfast with Chef Minh Phan of Porridge + Puffs and a panel of women working at the intersection of cannabis and food. A special thank you to our Healthyish and Broccoli collaborators, Chef Minh Phan and her Porridge + Puffs team, and our moderator Anja Charbonneau.
This month, we collaborated with Healthyish, a site from Bon Appétit about wellness and food, to host our first NYC breakfast. We spoke with four women from NYC’s restaurant industry about how they make wellness a priority in kitchens. A special thank you to our Healthyish collaborators, Chef Einat Admony and her Kish-Kash team, and our moderator Priya Krishna.
This month, we traveled to San Diego to host a breakfast with women who are shifting food culture to one that celebrates diversity, local ingredients, and the environment. A special thank you to Chef Claudette Zepeda-Wilkins, El Jardín, and our speakers for welcoming us into their worlds of food.
This month, we returned to Los Angeles to host a breakfast on Women in Architecture. A special thank you to Chef Antonia Lofaso, DAMA, City Market South, and our speakers for welcoming us into your worlds of food, architecture, and design!
In July, we traveled to Tel Aviv to host a breakfast at The Givon Art Forum with Israeli Chef Reut Arbiv. A special thank you to Chef Reut, our host Noemi Givon, and our speakers who welcomed us into their worlds of storytelling through food, fashion, politics, and virtual reality!
This month, we gathered at a women-led coworking space on the West Side of Los Angeles with women from across the city to talk about Women and Sports and enjoy delicious dishes by Chef Jasmine Shimoda from Jewel.
This month, we traveled to Mexico City to host a Future of Women breakfast at Sobremesa, a women-owned culinary space, on Art + The City.
In February, we explored Diversity in Film and in March we talked about Human Rights, Journalism, and Geopolitics. This month, we gathered at the women-owned photo studio Light Lab in the Atwater Village neighborhood of Los Angeles with 60 women from across LA to talk about Food Entrepreneurship and enjoy delicious and innovative dishes by the award-winning Chef Santana Caress Benítez.
This month, we gathered in clothing label MATE the label's Arts District Headquarters in DTLA with 50 women from across LA to talk about Human Rights, Journalism, and Geopolitics and enjoy delicious and innovative dishes by the award-winning woman-owned LA restaurant Sqirl.