Tom Douglas joins Beard leadership program
Tom Douglas, Seattle chef and restaurateur, is one of nine culinary leaders who are donating their time and funds to participate in the James Beard Foundation’s 2015 Women in Culinary Leadership Grant program. The new extended deadline to apply is January 16.
Women with a background in hospitality or the culinary arts are invited to apply for a chance to participate in a six- or twelve-month mentor/grantee program. Other top chefs and/or restaurateurs participating as mentors include: Kevin Boehm, Boka Restaurant Group, Chicago; Kevin Brown, Lettuce Enterain You, Chicago; Rohini Dey, Vermilion, Chicago & NYC; Matt and Kate Jennings, Townsman, Boston; Anthony Lamas, Seviche, Louisville; Donnie Madia, Nico Osteria, Chicago; and Christina Tosi, Momofuku Milk Bar, NYC.
Douglas will offer a Twelve-Month Program, Back- and Front-of-House at one of his Seattle restaurants.
Applicants must be 21-years-old or over, and have at least two years of experience in the hospitality industry; either in back-of-house or front-of-house. Deadline for submissions has been extended to January 16, 2015. For more information about applying, please visit:jamesbeard.org/education/women-culinary-leadership-program.