Dish and Sip is a speaker series that features global influencers in diverse sectors. It provides a platform for discussion and insight into the lives, experiences, and impact of global leaders while enriching connections through food, culture, and heritage.
Previous Speaker: Michael Twitty
Michael W. Twitty is a noted culinary and cultural historian who interprets the experiences of enslaved African Americans through food and its preparation. He created Afroculinaria.com, the first blog devoted to African American historic foodways and their legacy, and was honored by First We Feast as one of twenty greatest food bloggers of all time. He's appeared on Bizarre Foods America, NPR, TED Talks, and Harper Collins will release his first major book in 2016: The Cooking Gene, which traces his ancestry through food from Africa to America and slavery to freedom. Follow his twitter handle @KosherSoul.
Featured Craving: Divine Chocolate
Try our featured craving, Divine Chocolate, a delicious company which aims to parallel the historic roots of the fair trade movement by challenging the terms of trade and the way the chocolate industry operates. Divine Chocolate is co-owned by the 85,000 farmer members of Kuapa Kokoo, the cooperative in Ghana that supplies the cocoa for each bar of Divine. As owners, they get a share in the profits, a say in the company, and a voice in the global marketplace.