International Women's Day


Read These 16 Stories of Women Changing the Food and Drink World

In honor of Women's History Month, we're showcasing the chefs, creators, and businesswomen changing the hospitality industry. 

Dominique Crenn Has Always Stood Up for Women in Food

"It’s taken such a long time for people to understand that maybe it’s the right thing to do."

How Miry Whitehill Resettles Refugees, One Dinner at a Time

Miry's List has a monthly event where one resettled family hosts a ticketed dinner and takes home the majority of the proceeds.

Chef Katie Button Reflects on Experience with Sexual Harassment: 'It Overshadows Everything'

The award-winning Asheville chef is hopeful that the industry is changing—and that victims continue to come forward. "This type of behavior has been going on far too long," she says

The One Cape Town Restaurant You Can’t Miss Isn’t Exactly a Restaurant

Opened by Abigail Mbalo in the Western Cape township of Khayelitsha, 4Roomed (one of our World's Best Restaurants) pays homage to the four-roomed, four-family homes she grew up in, while serving beautiful and intricate dishes inspired by the area.

This Women-Run Pasta Shop Celebrates Carbohydrates in All Their Glory

NYC's The Sosta offers a carb-laden haven from the gender norms that shape how we talk and think about eating. 

The Tour de France's Star Chef Is Reinventing How Pro Cyclists Eat

Chef Hannah Grant, who embedded with team Orica-Scott and is also the star of an upcoming Amazon docuseries, is bringing a culinary revolution to the world's most grueling endurance races.

Toronto Restaurant Run Entirely by Women Is a 'Breath of Fresh Air'

In an industry known for gender imbalance, especially in top roles, Elia Herrera’s Toronto restaurant is challenging the norm

5 Women to Admire in Pastry, by Belinda Leong

Pastry pro Belinda Leong shares five women you should admire in the pastry world. 

These Women Are the Future of Mezcal

A new documentary offers an intimate peek into the lives of mezcal producers. 

How to Keep Your Head Above Water

So you want to own your own food business? Fluff Bake Shop's Rebecca Masson knows you have to take the bitter and the sour along with the sweet.

24 Hours in the Life

The Secret to My Success

The Secret to My Success: How Victoria MacRae-Samuels Became the First Female VP of Operations in the Bourbon Industry

The first female VP of Operations at Maker's Mark on the secret to her success: "You just keep going."