According to legend, the Nounou mountain ridge of Kaua'i is a giant who laid down to take a nap and never woke up. The story tells of a few fun-loving Hawaiians who had fooled the giant into eating stones out of a koi pond. The heavy rocks filled the giant's belly so much that it immediately fell into a deep sleep.
The beauty of Hispanic heritage can be found in many of its traditional dishes. A taste of the savory Hispanic culture is in each flaky bite of a homemade empanada or creamy frosted tres leches cake. Ask any chef, and they’ll tell you that the best Hispanic cuisine is made from scratch in their family’s kitchen.
Pride Month is celebrated annually in June across America and pays tribute to the 1969 Stonewall uprising in Manhattan, NY. Progress continues with a 7.1 percent increase in adults identifying as LGBTQIA+ and advocates like the Human Rights Campaign and its three million registered members.
Chefs of Asian American or Pacific Islander(AAPI)heritage have been working in foodservice for many years. In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we're showcasing those AAPI chefs who not only are bringing awareness to their culture but have helped impact the food community no matter what type of food is their specialty.
March is Women’s History Month. As a nationwide celebration of women’s accomplishments in history, we think it’s a perfect time to highlight just a few of the female pioneers in the food industry.
Celebrating diversity in foodservice is something we’re passionate about.