Amplifying Black culinary history with Therese Nelson

Episode 10 August 12, 2019 01:49:35
Amplifying Black culinary history with Therese Nelson
Afros and Knives
Amplifying Black culinary history with Therese Nelson
/

Hosted By

Tiffani Rozier

Show Notes

Therese Nelson is a chef, writer, culinary historian, and founder of Black Culinary History, a website and social network she founded in 2008 to preserve Black heritage throughout the African culinary diaspora; to celebrate and network chefs of color, and to stewart in this next era of modern black foodways.

She is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University, where she earned dual degrees in culinary arts and restaurant management. In addition to her work curating blackculinaryhistory.com Therese works as a private chef based in NYC and is a frequent contributor to food publications focusing on black identity in American gastronomy.

Other Episodes

Episode 7

July 22, 2019 00:50:16
Episode Cover

Amplifying Black culinary excellence with Angela Burke and Chef Evelyn Shelton

Angela Burke | Founder of Black Food & Beverage Angela Burke owns a PR company that specializes in food marketing. Black Food and Beverage began as a  passion project and grew into a  mission  "expanding the narrative by amplifying the voices of black F&B professionals. The stories of our community are robust and until we are included in conversations around food and beverage, the narrative remains incomplete. Support Black Food and Beverage by spreading the word about their work and getting connected through social media. Be sure to sign up for the newsletter, and purchase a  Black Food & Beverage tote. Also, check out the following list of incredible folks who make the F&B industry a better place. Please support them and follow their work: Cuisine Noire, Equity at the Table (EATT), Adrian Miller, Therese Nelson, Radical Xchange, SheChef, Nicole A. Taylor, Bryant Terry, Michael Twitty, Whetstone Magazine, Korsha Wilson.   Chef Evelyn Shelton | Chef/Owner of Evelyn’s Food Love Chef Shelton took on culinary life full-time, after retiring as a hospital administrator. She always dreamed of opening a restaurant and went back to college to get a degree in culinary arts. Chef Shelton is a Kendall College grad,  with years of experience managing healthcare food services and as a personal chef.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/afrosandknivespod/message ...

Listen

Episode 4

July 01, 2019 00:56:35
Episode Cover

Sippin Pretty with Marcia McColl

Marcia is a wine and spirits consultant from Silver Spring, Maryland. She is the founder of Bubbles & Bourbon, a tasting soiree’ experience. She is knowledgeable and passionate about wine and spirits and a proud member of the Women In Bourbon Association, DC Chapter and is graduate of the Stave and Thief Society, and has her certification as a bourbon steward from Moonshine University. ...

Listen

Episode

June 03, 2019 00:20:30
Episode Cover

Afros and Knives

Afros and Knives is a bi-weekly series that amplifies the stories and profiles of Black women who are working at the intersection of food and beverage, people, and culture. Chef, food writer, and storyteller Tiffani Rozier hosts a series of thoughtful and fun conversations which explore everything from the global impact of soul food to the influence of Black women on global culture. Each episode is like eavesdropping on two Black women sharing their passion for what they do and the impact they want to make. Using Black women's stories as a lens, this show illuminates the past, present, and potential future for food, beverage, and hospitality. Our discussion explores how black women have shaped global culture and how they continue to do so. It aims to deepen our understanding of the impact Black women have on systems that undergird our lives and on the communities impacted by them, at a time when people around the world are increasingly interested in food, dining, wine, and travel.   ...

Listen