Francine Segan in Conversation with Emma's Torch Founder Kerry Brodie and Culinary Director Chef Alexander Harris - 92Y, New York

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Francine Segan in Conversation with Emma's Torch Founder Kerry Brodie and Culinary Director Chef Alexander Harris

Francine Segan, Kerry Brodie and Alexander Harris

Recently ranked as one of the World’s Greatest Places of 2018 by TIME Magazine, Emma’s Torch is a nonprofit restaurant in Brooklyn that provides culinary training, job placement, and English lessons to refugees and survivors of human trafficking.

Join Founder & Executive Director, Kerry Brodie, and Culinary Director Chef, Alexander Harris as they discuss the story behind the restaurant, how it prepares America's newest citizens for sustainable careers in some of New York’s finest restaurants, and the exceptional food served, like tamarind barbecue wings. Includes a tasting of black-eyed pea hummus.

Kerry Brodie

Cooking has always been Kerry's passion: at the age of five, she started training under the watchful eyes of her grandmother, a former caterer and event planner …

Alexander Harris

Alexander Harris took a slightly different career path to become the chef that he is today …

Francine Segan

Francine Segan is the author of six books including Shakespeare’s Kitchen and Dolci: Italy’s Sweets

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