Women Entrepreneurs Serve Up Recipes for Success

CTbites Team


Women’s Philanthropy of the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven will host “Let’s Dish: A Feast of Food Talks” on Thursday, March 22 from 5:30-8:30pm.  Three distinguished culinary experts will be on a panel to enlighten attendees with stories of the trials and tribulations of being in the culinary business, moderated by a fourth culinary specialist. These four women include Carole Peck, owner of Good News Café in Woodbury, CT, Missy Robbins, Executive Chef at A Voce in NYC, Cynthia R. Bigelow, president of Bigelow Tea Company, and Bonnie Leblang, food writer and internationally syndicated columnist. 

The event includes a light bite at 5:30pm, Kosher laws observed. Presentation begins at 6:15pm. Cost for the evening is $36. This event is open to the entire community. To register, contact Enid Groves at egroves@jewishnewhaven.org or 203-387-2424, extension 267.

Meet The Panel

Carole Peck is the owner of Good News Café in Woodbury, CT.  At the Good News Café, Ms. Peck is “committed "to act locally and think globally" in supporting substantial agriculture without using bio-engineered foods.” 

Missy Robbins is the Executive Chef at A Voce, NYC  She was named one of Food & Wine Magazine’s Best New Chefs of 2010—the only woman on the list.

Cynthia R. Bigelow is the current president of Bigelow Tea Company, founded by her grandmother in 1945. 

Bonnie Leblang is a food writer, internationally syndicated columnist, blogger, author, consultant, and culinary talent agent, among other things.  Ms. Leblang will act as the moderator for the panel.