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Friday, October 26, 2007

Is there gender bias in New York’s restaurant kitchens? Rebecca Charles, chef/owner of Pearl Oyster Bar, Anita Lo, chef/co-owner of Annisa, and April Bloomfield, chef/co-owner of the Spotted Pig, talk about why there are so few women chefs in New York.

Guests:

April Bloomfield, Rebecca Charles and Anita Lo
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Comments [3]

Joanne Hendricks from NYC

Unfortunately I wasn't able to hear the interviews but I am disturbed by the negative postings of some listeners. It seems there is a very macho atmosphere in some restaurant kitchens- harboring ill feelings and certainly spawning book contracts by publishers. It might be some sort of sensational, money, TV plot for recognition. Or it's maybe the Bush administration plot to make white American men more aggressive-- trickled into the kitchen. Whatever it may be, a kitchen certainly has a different feeling when a woman is in charge. And may I repeat- posted by another-- you go girl-- and fight them off !!

Oct. 26 2007 01:02 PM
Anne from Times Square

Was Julia Child a real chef? How do your guests think she effected our view of female chefs?

Oct. 26 2007 10:54 AM
Joe Corrao from Brooklyn

you go girl

Oct. 26 2007 10:50 AM

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