ChefsForum: International Women’s Day – Celebrating Women in Foodservice Leadership
All chefs and culinary students are invited to join us as ACF celebrates International Women’s Day!
Be a part of this live presentation highlighting chefs working in a variety of leadership roles within hospitality and foodservice. At present, there is much that can be done to make restaurants more inclusive workplaces and so during this session our guest chefs will discuss how mentorship, collective action, and how shared ownership for driving gender parity can improve the foodservice industry and each of our kitchens. Tune in to show your support as we celebrate the achievements of women in foodservice, and find out how we can all stand together to support the future of our industry, raise awareness against bias, and take action for equality.
Introductions and Welcome:
Kimberly Brock Brown CEPC, CCA, AAC
ACF National President
Director of Programs – Womens Leadership
James Beard Foundation
Kathleen Vossenberg CEC, CCE, MEd
Vice President of Academic Affairs
Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts
Tia McDonald Raiford
Strong Roots 9
Eva Barrios CEC
Bird House Hospitality
What are the challenges being faced, what tips for success can they share for rising culinarians, how can everyone lend their support to create more inclusive kitchens? Ask your important questions as we discuss the present and future for women working in the culinary industry.
Stay tuned for more information and full list of panelists!
Questions or topics for our panelists to discuss? Please submit via email in advance to [email protected]