SATURDAY (2/29) - 7PM screening:
The screening will be followed by a Panel discussion on Women's Leadership with: Natalie Grindstaff, Crafted Hospitality Executive Beverage Director, Lelaine Bigelow of the National Partnership for Women & Families, Yamila Ruiz, One Fair Wage's National High Road Director, an NYC legislator (TBC), moderated by The James Beard Foundation.
SUNDAY (3/1)- 3PM screening:
The screening will be followed by a Food Media Perspective discussion with Chef Angie Mar of The Beatrice Inn, Dana Cowin, former Editor in Chief of Food & Wine Magazine and V. Spehar, Director of Women Leadership for the James Beard Foundation.
A Fine Line is an award winning documentary that explores why less than 7% of head chefs and restaurant owners are women hearing candid insights from world-renowned female chefs, including: First and Only Three Michelin Star Chef in the U.S. Dominique Crenn, Emmy Award Winning TV Host Lidia Bastianich, First Female Iron Chef Cat Cora, One of Time Magazine’s Most Influential People Barbara Lynch, Two Michelin Star Chef April Bloomfield, World’s Best Chef Daniel Humm and more. A central narrative unfolds of a small-town restaurateur and single mother on a mission to do what she loves while raising two kids with the odds stacked mightily against her. The film gets to the heart of what is needed to empower women across all industries, by following the personal story of this every day hero, Valerie James. A Fine Line opens up a timely conversation about gender equality, women leadership and diversity in the culinary field and beyond