Rachel Tepper Paley
Rachel Tepper Paley
Freelance writer, Out of Office

‘The Final Table,’ Netflix’s newest cooking show, may finally make food TV inclusive

It's a move very much in line with a growing awareness of the lack of representation of women, people of color and other underrepresented people in the food world.

Washington, DC, now has an anti-Trump hotel. Meet Katherine Lo, the woman behind it.

Katherine Lo’s new property, Eaton Workshop, seeks to bring resistance to the hospitality world.

The James Beard Foundation is giving its awards a major makeover, which prioritizes inclusivity

A 'Mic' report found representation of women and people of color among honorees has yet reach parity with numbers in the larger food community.

Is it ethical to eat at a restaurant at the center of a #MeToo accusation?

The answer isn’t always obvious.

The James Beard Awards might be getting more diverse, but these graphs show there’s a long way to go

To figure out if the awards are getting more inclusive, we looked at the gender and race breakdown for every chef nominated for best chef and outstanding chef.

4 more women accuse celebrity chef Johnny Iuzzini of sexual harassment and abuse

Iuzzini remains a judge on ABC’s ‘The Great American Baking Show.’


4 former employees accuse celebrity chef Johnny Iuzzini of sexual harassment and abuse

The employees worked for Iuzzini when he was the head pastry chef at Jean-Georges restaurant in New York.

Without HR, it’s impossible for restaurant empires to protect their employees — or their businesses

In the wake of the allegations against New Orleans chef John Besh, it's clear that restaurant companies need better protection in place for its workers.