Thank You - Women Chefs and Restaurateurs

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Thank You - Women Chefs and Restaurateurs

Women Chefs & Restaurateurs was an international trade organization based in the United States; founded by Barbara Tropp, Joyce Goldstein, Barbara Lazaroff, Anne Rosenzweig, Mary Sue Milliken, Lidia Bastianich, Elka Gilmore and Johanne Killeen in 1992 to advance women in culinary and help create a more equitable restaurant industry.

Thank You - Women Chefs and Restaurateurs

The board of directors included many notable women in the restaurant industry over its almost thirty years in existence. WCR hosted an annual conference in various cities over three decades with workshops, great speakers, demonstrations, tastings and job fairs. WCR gave out awards at the Women Who Inspire gala, and created hundreds of scholarships and mentorship programs.

Thank You - Women Chefs and Restaurateurs
Thank You - Women Chefs and Restaurateurs
James Beard Foundation

The board of directors voted and it was determined to wind up the business of WCR and its legacy would live on in programming at The Beard Foundation.

For more information about how to get involved, please visit www.jamesbeard.org