Jessica Craig talks about nurturing talent, Jamaican excellence, and kitchen dance parties.
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Episode 44: Jessica Craig
It took one civil law class for Jessica Craig to figure out that she didn't want to spend time behind a desk. Luckily for the sweets-loving diners of New York City, she's found her calling as the powerhouse executive pastry chef at L'Artusi, and a role model for young people in the industry. Craig sat down for a heartfelt talk about nurturing talent, the importance of Jamaican cuisine, the heartbreaking history of shoebox lunches, and why she rocks out to Beyonce with her team.
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