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Cooking with Cannabis: From Africa to the American South, Mexico & Beyond, Panel Discussion
Saturday March 6th, from 1pm-3pm PST.
If you registered for any of our three Spring 2021 Culinary Cannabis workshops, you will be automatically enrolled in the panel discussion.
Chef Mennlay Golokeh Aggrey is the author of the cookbook The Art of Weed Butter and a 15-year interdisciplinary cannabis professional, working in the legalized markets since 2005. Her recipes and words have been featured in Bon Appetit, Vogue, Kitchen Toke, The Washington Post, Cannabis Now, Vanity Fair, Leafly and others. She currently resides in Mexico City, where her work explores cannabis and the diasporic connections between Africa and Latin America. She is the co-founder Xula Herbs, the co-host of Broccoli Talk podcast, and the founder of a benefit pop-up dinner, Cenas sin fronteras.
Chef C. Amanda Jackson was born and raised in Vienna, Georgia. She worked her way up from dishwasher to Chef de Cuisine while attending culinary school at Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte, NC under Chef Stephen Kuney. She's been an Executive Chef at The Wine Loft in Tallahasee, FL and Sweet Grass Dairy in Thomasville, GA. Jackson shifted her career to personal chef in Atlanta, GA and in 2017, took a chance and moved her business to Long Beach, California. Her passion for cooking is only rivaled by her passion for uplifting chefs and helping others find their healing. Chef Amanda mentors young chefs of color on workforce readiness, entrepreneurship, and client acquisition.
Known for her professionalism and polish, Chef Amanda’s dinner parties are the experiences of a lifetime. Chef Amanda specializes in recipe development across many cuisines and is a published writer: her work can be found in The Dubrow Keto Fusion Diet Book, Travel Noire, and the Chef Amanda & Co. blog. This rising star is a personal chef for several Hollywood actors and was recently featured in Season 1, Episode 1 of Netflix's "Cooked with Cannabis"
Workshops are taught online through Zoom and Canvas. Students will need a computer or smart phone with webcam and microphone, internet and web streaming capacity, and the Zoom application installed to their device.
*If you are a public employee (government agency, school district, etc) please reach out for special discount opportunities.*