AAPI: Feature Friday, Ohm Suansilphong

Ohm Suansilphong, Chef and Restaurant owner of Fish Cheeks in NYC, is highlighting traditional Thai food in a family-style environment inspired by his family roots and upbringing. Ohm’s love for cooking came from learning and watching in the kitchen at his father’s restaurant throughout his childhood. From this love, Ohm went on to study at […]

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Earth Week: The Strawful Truth

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STRAWS HAVE EXISTED OVER 7.000 YEARS! From the Mesopotamians to Modern Day Americans, straws were used to filter, drink from. & even help prevent the spread of infectious disease. Straws gained rapid popularity after the rise of fast-food restaurants & even more so after the plastic straw replaced paper in the 1960’s. Fact #1: The […]

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Earth Week: Farm Local, Eat Local

Earth Week: Farm Local, Eat Local

Locally sourced produce travels 27 times less distance then conventionally sourced produce 817, of Local Farmers incorporate cover crops, reduced tillage, on-site composting, & other soil health practices 1/2 of products found at farmers market are organic or chemical/pesticide-free Local farms create 3 times the jols for their communities vs. wholesale farms Nearly 100% of […]

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Earth Week: Protect the Pollinators

Earth Week: Protect the Pollinators

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Happy Earth Week

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NWHM Feature Friday: Daniela Soto-Innes

NWHM Feature Friday: Daniela Soto-Innes

Daniela Soto-Innes moved to the US from Mexico at the age of 12 and landed her first internship at the age of 14, at a hotel in Houston The kitchens she grew up in were male-dominated and unpleasant, a culture she wanted to change when she took charge of her first kitchen, Cosme in New […]

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NWHM Feature Friday: Roshara Sanders

NWHM Feature Friday: Roshara Sanders

Chef Roshara Sanders made history in 2020 when she became the first black female chef instructor at the Culinary Institute of America, with a desire to change the industry from the inside out. She was introduced to cooking at a young age when living in a Habitat for Humanity home with her single mother, who […]

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Happy Earth Week

Happy Earth Week

Happy Earth Week! In celebration, this week we will be sharing some great tidbits relating to two of our MG Core Values #liveandworksustainably and #embracefreshlocalscratch

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NWHM Feature Friday: Daniela Soto-Innes

NWHM Feature Friday: Daniela Soto-Innes

Daniela Soto-Innes moved to the US from Mexico at the age of 12 and landed her first internship at the age of 14, at a hotel in Houston The kitchens she grew up in were male-dominated and unpleasant, a culture she wanted to change when she took charge of her first kitchen, Cosme in New […]

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NWHM Feature Friday: Roshara Sanders

NWHM Feature Friday: Roshara Sanders

Chef Roshara Sanders made history in 2020 when she became the first black female chef instructor at the Culinary Institute of America, with a desire to change the industry from the inside out. She was introduced to cooking at a young age when living in a Habitat for Humanity home with her single mother, who […]

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NWHM Feature Friday: Helena Rizzo

NWHM Feature Friday: Helena Rizzo

Helena Rizzo didn’t always dream of becoming a chef. Brazilian born, and the daughter of an artist and engineer. She studied architecture at the collegiate level, before dropping out to become a model. Years later she found a passion for food. She interned with two Michelin starred restaurants and eventually opened her own restaurant in […]

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NWHM Feature Friday: Traci Des Jardins

NWHM Feature Friday: Traci Des Jardins

Traci Des Jardins entered college at the University of Santa Cruz intending on becoming a veterinarian. She quickly learned her passion laid elsewhere. She petitioned star chef Joachim Splichal to give her a chance in his kitchen; he gave her two weeks to prove herself. “It was an atmosphere of militarism, aggression, abuse, yelling,” she […]

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