June 22 — 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT
Earlier this yr, amid the rise in anti-Asian violence, chef and restaurant proprietor Irene Li revealed a Medium article titled 8 Totally Achievable Ways to Show Up for Racial Justice… When You’re White and Own an Asian Restaurant! The candid essay prompted supportive responses from business friends and diners — together with a lot of white restaurant house owners trying to additional the dialog.
Be part of Li on Tuesday, June 22 at 1 p.m. ET together with chef Jamie Bissonnette of Boston eating places Toro, Coppa, and Little Donkey; Nancy Cushman, co-owner of a slew of eating places along with her husband together with O Ya and Hojoko; and chef Tracy Chang of Pagu for an trustworthy dialog concerning the complexities of Asian illustration, company, and appropriation in eating places. We’ll discover what anti-racism within the restaurant business ought to appear to be, methods to revive consideration and sources to non-white individuals, and extra.
Hosted by Eater and Vox Media’s employee resource group As|Am, the dialog can be an open dialogue by which viewers participation and questions are inspired. It’s all going down over Zoom, so register now to safe a spot and obtain a Zoom hyperlink to affix earlier than the occasion.
Within the meantime, we encourage you to learn Li’s article and think about supporting a neighborhood Asian-owned restaurant close to you.