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Featured Chef: Jennifer Sherman

Jennifer Sherman Leads our first women-run Green Feast in San Juan Capistrano

Featured Chef: Jennifer Sherman

Jennifer Sherman is the head chef and general manager at Chez Panisse in Berkley, California.

Jennifer grew up in Berkeley…

And graduated from UC Berkeley with a Bachelor’s degree in the History of Art. She went on to attend the California Culinary Academy and Le Cordon Bleu, Paris. She cooked at Chez Panisse, both in the Café and Restaurant, for most of the 1990s until she left to raise her daughter, Catherine. She returned in 2008 to become General Manager. Jennifer is a member of Les Dames d’Escoffier and serves on the Board of Directors of The Ecology Center in San Juan Capistrano. In July 2017 she assumed the additional role of chef at Chez Panisse, cooking twice weekly in the Restaurant while maintaining her position as General Manager.  means that we are all working towards is gaining momentum. All of the chefs, farmers, ranchers, community members and (our beloved) The Ecology Center, the beating heart of it all. A changed food system is wanted, alive and the shift is happening all around us. The commodity food world is having to respond to the demand for food production accountability.