The Speakers at Green Goddesses - 1/26/09

Left to right: Cathy Lo, President of the NY Women's Culinary Alliance, event emcee Elizabeth Karmel, Deborah Mintcheff, president of Les Dames NY, Martha Stewart, Liz Young, NYC Women in Food event founder, Mary Cleaver, representing Women Chefs & Restaurateurs, not shown: Karen Dalzell of DalzellGreen. (photo credit: Andrea Sperling)

NYC Women in Food: Green Goddesses
event with special guest Martha Stewart

An environmentally friendly networking event for members of Les Dames d'Escoffier, Women Chefs & Restaurateurs and the New York Women's Culinary Alliance held at Astor Center, NY's premiere "green" facility for culinary education.
"I've always found that if you ask you can find, and if you find, you can learn. Over the years I've had the opportunity to meet, cook with and learn from so many extraordinary women who share my devotion to food that looks as good as it tastes. Growing my own fresh vegetables, plucking eggs from under my laying hens and developing so many delicious recipes with the incredible cooks in the kitchens at our company is a way of life for me," said Ms. Stewart. (above, photo credit: Scott Duncan)

WORKSHOP 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. The Eco Evolution: How to Green Events and Keep in the Black, presented by Karen Dalzell, CEO of DalzellGreen.

RECEPTION 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. hors d’oeuvre and wine from women winemakers.

7:30 - 8:00 p.m. Speakers, including keynote address by Martha Stewart.
8:00 - 9:00 p.m. Networking Match

NYC Women in Food 2007

Over 175 women gathered for the inaugural event with an inspiring keynote address from Lidia Bastianich.

Photo Caption: NYCWIF 2007 (l to r) Dame
Liz Young, Denisse Oller, Dame Lidia Bastianich (WCR founding member) and Daisy Martinez.

Emcee Dame Elizabeth Karmel

Dame Elizabeth Karmel was back to charm NYC Women in Food: Green Goddesses participants as the emcee. She is a nationally known grilling and barbecue expert and cookbook author and teacher. The native North Carolinian is the creator the Grill Friends™ and Kitchen Friends™ line of outdoor cooking and kitchen tools and In addition, she is the Executive Chef of Hill Country, the award-winning Texas barbecue restaurant and live music venue in Manhattan.

How Do We Love Thee, Earth?
Let Us Count the Ways

NYC Women in Food 2009: Green Goddesses began with a useful workshop from Karen Dalzell (left). President of DalzellGreen and a veteran of NYC event production, she shared her insight on eco-friendly production with top-shelf style.

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Satur Farms - Growing the Finest

Satur Farms, co-owned by Dame Paulette Satur, is dedicated to growing the finest vegetables and culinary ingredients. Satur Farms grows specialty salads, leafy vegetables, heirloom tomatoes, root vegetables, and herbs. They are committed to farming according to organic standards and believe it produces better flavor profiles and assures a healthy, pesticide-free choice that is better for people and the planet.

TAZ Vineyards and Greg Norman and their Women Winemakers!

TAZ Vineyards, providing Santa Barbara Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir, is located in the central coast. Their amazing woman winemaker since 2005 is Natasha Boffman. Prior to TAZ, Natasha was the assistant winemaker at Meridian.
We'll also enjoy sparkling wine from the Greg Norman Australian brand. Greg's daughter, Morgan-leigh Norman, brings a passion for food & wine to the family business as a member of the marketing team.