Go Behind the Scenes

You'll skip the line, meet the chefs and sink your teeth into a few delicious bites along the way.

 
 
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Small business, big Change

12:00 - 12:30pm 

Join Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture Fellow, Shakirah Simley, for a behind the scenes tour of festival chefs who are using their small businesses to create big change and foster equitable growth in their communities. 

 
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tamale lady to tamale factory

1:00 - 1:30PM

Join Dough & Co. founder, Omar Mamoon, for a behind the scenes tour of what it takes to make the leap from the informal marketplace to a full-fledged business. Meet the chefs who launched food businesses out of their apartments and grew into their own brick & mortars

 
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Latinx foodways

2:00 - 2:30PM 

Join Sal de Vida Chef and cookbook writer, Adriana Lahl, for a tour examining the oft-overlooked differences in Pan-Latin cuisines.

 
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Bay area natives

3:00 - 3:30PM

Join San Francisco Chronicle Rising Star Chef and Bay Area native, Fernay McPherson, for a tour featuring the personal stories of chefs born and raised in the Bay.

 
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underground chefs of sf

4:00 - 4:30PM

Join food writer, Ferron Salniker, for a tour featuring chefs operating in the informal market and pop-up space. These chefs have been cooking and feeding their communities for decades but you won't find them in any food publications (yet!). Be the first to meet the next generation of La Cocina chefs.