Four years ago, a Bloomberg study found that fewer than 7% of restaurants in the United States are run by women. Locavore Mobile Kitchen owner and chef Amy Huo has decided to do something about this inequity at the local level. In 2018 she established a new scholarship at CVTC entitled "Women in Culinary." The mission of this scholarship is to support a female enrolled in the Culinary Management program at CVTC by lessening the burden of tuition and other costs. The first scholarship will be awarded in spring of 2020, and this is the inaugural event to kick off fundraising for its inception. Join us at this event, and many more to support reducing the inequity of female representation in our awesome and burgeoning Eau Claire food scene!
Guests chefs are asked to create a dish that represents them and their style. Guests attending the event may order a-la-carte from the menu, and take-out is available.
100% of the proceeds will go directly to the Women in Culinary Scholarship fund! Ingredients will be sourced as locally as possible with some surprises here and there.
Guests Chefs include (but are not limited to) the following:
Adam Kazort, 29 Pines
Shawn Wamsley, Johnny's
Danielle Menting and Erica Cooper, The Informalist
Michelle Thiede, Forage EC
Stacy Gregerson, Stacked
Mary Kastman, Purslane
Beer and wine, along with a few specialty beer/wine cocktails, will be available for purchase by the glass. Guest bartenders include Inga Witscher, star of PBS’s Around the Farm Table, and Michael Waldera, Locavore Mobile Kitchen Rockstar.
Read more about the dismal statistics of women in the culinary field here, and then attend this dinner to help bring change: https://www.eater.com/2017/11/20/16595308/female-women-representation-in-food Can't make it to the event? Help out by donating to the costs of this fundraiser so that MORE of the proceeds can go directly to the scholarship: https://paypal.me/pools/c/8bcvtayDVI
Want to be involved and help out? Message Locavore Mobile Kitchen or Amy Huo.