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Sunday, December 11 • 2:30pm - 3:15pm
We All Deserve Good Food

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Hear from leaders in food entrepreneurship and non-profit who are committed to creating a space for everyone at the table. Using innovative operating models that make sure food and knowledge stay in circulation and out of the waste stream, these leaders challenge long-held paradigms in the hospitality industry and prioritize people over profit. Have a chance to hear their stories, engage and ask questions about how it works and how to get involved.

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Jonathan Deutsch

Professor, Drexel University’s Department of Culinary Arts & Food Science and Hospitality Management
Jonathan Deutsch, Ph.D., is Professor of Culinary Arts and Food Science at Drexel University. At Drexel, he oversees the Drexel Food Lab, a student-driven product development and food innovation lab focused on solving real world problems for industry and good food projects.  When not in the kitchen, he can be found behind his tuba.

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Liz Fitzgerald

Director, Free Library of Philadelphia's Culinary Literacy Center
Liz Fitzgerald is the Director of the Free Library of Philadelphia's Culinary Literacy Center, the first of its kind in a library in the nation. Liz has been a librarian at the Free Library since 2008, working in the Catalog Department and as a Branch Manager and Children's Librarian in West Philadelphia before opening the Culinary Literacy Center in 2014. In 2016, Liz was recognized as a Mover & Shaker by Library Journal for her work with... Read More →
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Donnell Jones-Craven

General Manager, Eat Cafe
Meet Donnell Jones-Craven, the General Manager of EAT Café.  Donnell is a culinary and hospitality professional with over twenty-five years of experience in the food industry. He is interested in food culture and history, food insecurity, nutrition, clean eating, and sustainable agriculture. Above all, Donnell is passionate about food, the people it represents, and the fellowship it creates.
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Mason Wartman

Owner, Rosa’s Fresh Pizza
Philadelphia native, Mason Wartman returned to his hometown from working on Wall Street in 2013 to start Rosa’s Fresh Pizza, a pizza shop modeled after the $1 slice joints he admired in NYC. Several months into operation, a customer asked to pre-purchase a slice of pizza for one of the many homeless people that Rosa’s served. Mason liked the idea and made the pay-it-forward program a prominent part of his business model. Since that... Read More →

Sunday December 11, 2016 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Room 404

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