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Toklas Society is a network of women in the food and hospitality industry. We provide opportunities and resources for empowerment, development and professional growth.

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#foodwinewomen: Week 3

The third week in #foodwinewomen featured a wealth of inspiration from women in the food world, from late-night snacks to more stories on the importance of mentorship.


American Express Restaurant Briefings

American Express publishes a useful resource for restaurants and food industry professionals called Restaurant Briefing. Here, we post our favorite articles, studies and information from the publication once a month.   Restaurant Briefing: The Meaning of Local Sourcing   Over the past few years, a restaurant’s commitment to sourcing “local” ingredients has been a growing concern for … Continued

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#foodwinewomen: Week 2

This week in #foodwinewomen, Food & Wine sits down with Kristen Kish, who swears she’s never met someone who doesn’t like chocolate chip cookies. Also, if you’ve yet to try your hand at making homemade pizza, give Nancy Silverton’s tomato-oregano pizza a go. Don’t be shy — take part in the conversation by tweeting with us … Continued

FoodWineWomen Key Tag

Tag yourself with Various Projects: #foodwinewomen

On top of profiling a wealth of wickedly talented women, Food & Wine has also partnered with Various Projects, the clever, sassy, and design-minded keytag company, to commemorate #foodwinewomen. Proceeds from each keytag also help support everything we do at Toklas Society. Express yourself and your support of women in food and hospitality — and never … Continued

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#foodwinewomen: Week 1

In 2015, Toklas Society is joining forces with Food & Wine Magazine to showcase both up and comers and the top women in the world of food and drink. The first week of January featured Professor Ann Noble, a mentor in the wine industry, cheese master Laura Werlin, and Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi.