john besh chef
N.O. celecbrity chef John Besh stepped down from management of the resturant grp after
a newspaper reported that 25 women in the company have come forward
said they were victims of sexual harassment by male coworkers/bossess.
New Orleans media said Beshs departure from the business he co owns was announced. Women interviewed said male bossess in the resturant grp touched/verbally harassed them and in a few cases tried to leverage positions of authority for sex. Besh acknowledged a sexual relationship with an employee saying that it was consensual despite the womans assertions. Harrahs New Orleans said it was severing ties with Besh and would rename its restaurant in the casino.
Besh is a former US Marine combat veteran,son of a former fighter pilot, graduating from The Culinary Institute of America (CIA)and who'd apprenticed at restaurants in France and Germany. global/ military ties
"Besh, who cooked for flood victims/first responders willed himself into a position of consequence in the city's rebuilding". Such drama "He had a natural charisma" - "He just shines,"
Here is another slick willy, cheating on family,lieing to his kids, taking advantage of the staff.......
Besh sits on the executive advisory committee of the Center for Ethics and Culture at the Univ. of Notre Dame and shares the Catholic moral and intellectual tradition......-------.hypocrite John Besh connection to CC.
He is also a star participant in the "Olive Mass," to pray for chefs and people in the food and beverage industry. just make me barf!
Environmental sustainability/global gateways-https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Notre_Dame
Food & Wine magazine named Besh among the "Best New Chefs" based on his food at the Artesis restaurant. Besh was a co-owner with Octavio Mantilla of Besh Restaurant Group (BRG).
In 2006, Besh won the James Beard Award for "Best Chef, South".
John Besh Gets Edited Out of ‘Iron Chef Showdown,’ John Besh is getting scrubbed from the TV shows that helped make him a star. Top Chef announced plans to remove Besh.
ties to hollywood. https://www.eater.com/2018/1/11/16878408/john-besh-iron-chef-showdown
The Scholarship program has supported the dev of young local talent and raised funds to send applicants of color to the Int'l Culinary Center and the Co. Culinary Academy.
LAUREN DARNELL--------exc director
Spent time living/working in London/New York, while teaching underserved youth in Harlem............etc etc
MORGAN DUGAS----------foundation assistant
She spearheaded an event that raised money for a sexual trauma resource/response center for young people. ties to the youth
PARTNERS MINO Foundation
Int'l Culinary Center---------entrepreneurial alumni like Bobby Flay, David Chang, Wylie Dufresne to deans including Jacques Pépin and Jacques Torres.
James Beard Foundation---------sustainability for everyone. NWO
maurice post on Beard----https://voat.co/v/pizzagatewhatever/2902168
Liberty’s Kitchen--------- A place where young neglected/criminalized adults could come for a hot meal/a job opportunity/a support system.
Cafe Hope-----------youth opportunity for work
Central La Economic Dev. Alliance (CLEDA)- ---org which consists of the economic development entities
New Orleans Food Policy Advisory Committee-----
Harlin Miller Photography------
Hancock Whitney---------------offer contemporary banking options
Absolute Elyx-----------sell vodka
New Orleans Culinary Hospitality Inst------ hands-on instruction to equip students with the skills they need to thrive in hospitality careers.
Cafe Reconcile-----------provide life skills for at risk kids
Renew Schaumburg---------connected to Americorp
------we ensure that students are academically/emotionally prepared to access the range of life choices in the city.
The ReNEW Therapeutic Program integrates therapeutic/educational services for students with complex -socioemotional and behavioral needs.
Dillard Univ------Ray Charles African-American Material Culture Program
The Program takes a deeper look at how African Am. culture is portrayed/taught in an effort to not only preserve but to/take ownership of.
Fund 17----------------providing local entrepreneurs micro loans
826! New Orleans--------young writers locally supported 6-18 yrs old
a. Pizza poetry Project
only students who attend Orleans Parish public schools are eligible to be selected as our poet laureates. They publish poems of all kinds on pizza boxes on Pizza Poetry Day. Wow.
another opportunity with poor kids
Workshops are usually a single two or three-hour session led either by a staff member or experienced community member with expertise/skillfulness in a craft.
b. A Good TroubleMaker Project
We address a social justice issue with Workshops being held in schools/community spaces city-wide to collect thoughts and ideas from students with a focus on mental health.
c. Two Week Project
Teachers submit book ideas, students brainstorm and draft writing, and receive one-on-one support.
more opportunity with kids
d. Young Writers' Council
participate in writing workshops, site visits and interviews with local writers, activists
The Gumbo Bros-----------
Blake Jones Law Firm, LLC
The Table Foundation
Fr. Leo Patalinghug, host/founder of a movement that seeks to broaden the outreach of feeding.....
Ms. Besh, recovering attorney, serves on St. Margaret Mary Schl Brd,volunteers at Northshore Court Foundation. ties to church/government
Fr. Patalinghug is the host of the TV cooking program, host/contributor for radio programs, an international speaker/author of cookbooks/inspirational materials. He has been featured on national/international media outlets,including the Cooking Channel and on a Food Network show. Hollywood/international connections.
Rev. Collin Poston is the current pastor of 2 parishes, a correspondent/blogger, including regular contributions to www.catholicreview.org. church/media ties
Most Rev. Gregory L. Parkes- -- was appointed by His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI. Prior to entering the seminary, he worked in the banking industry. ties to church
Joe and Mary Barbera-------Proprietor Joe Barbera and his wife Mary opened AIDA Bistro
Dr. Linda Tribuzio--------Ph.D in Administration, Policy and Urban Education at Fordham University
“Operation Varsity Blues.” https://fordhamobserver.com/39635/top-stories/featured-stories/fordham-alum-accused-in-nationwide-admissions-scandal/.
Assistant Professor of Special Edu. in the Bronx, She has presented at international conferences and has worked with underserved groups and those with learning disabilities.
Linda Vogler- is the Executive Chef/Dir of Culinary Training a A Homeless Prevention Support Center. She has a BA from Limestone College and an AA from Horry – Georgetown Tech Comm. College. Chef Linda began her career as Executive Chef for Presbyterian Hospital in, NC before founding the Comm. Culinary School of Charlotte; a nonprofit dedicated to helping adults overcome barriers to employment. She worked at DC Central Kitchen before beginning the Light House training program.
https://thetablefoundation.org/who-we-are/ Chef Andre
Staff at Table Foundation
Madeline Winter--------worked on capitol Hill,has acted in commercials, plays, etc. Hmm
Steven W. Allbright-- US Navy Veteran,a “Returning Citizen” ,some previous experience was at Northwest Hospital, City Seeds and Iron Rooster
links to photos:
John Beard taste of America Foundation
".....experiencing the Black Forest, which is right smack on the border of France and Switzerland, to understand how important localism is and what it can do for a culture and the economy...”