PODCAST: Women in the food industry in the era of #MeToo

Posted at 8:20 AM, Aug 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-29 15:54:53-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, less than 20 percent of America’s chefs and head cooks are women, even though they make up 47 percent of the workforce. 

On this episode of Chew Diligence, hear selections from deep conversations with four women tied to Kansas City’s restaurant industry about how they found their place and where we go from here in the era of #MeToo.

Guests include Ça Va Owner and General Manager Caitlin Corcoran, Magnolia’s Owner and Chef Shanita McAfee-Bryant, Krokstrom Klubb & Market Executive Chef and Owner Katee McClean, and Lidia Bastianich, Emmy-award winning host, best-selling cookbook author and restaurateur, of Lidia’s Kansas City