Chefs and Restaurants

How Stanford University Became Teaching Model for Gender Equity

Esther Tseng

Changing kitchen culture to challenge the historically rampant abuse and inequities for women and people of color is a huge endeavor. But when the dining program at one of America’s most prestigious universities turned the tables to be intentional about operating ethically and equitably, it became a model for restaurants everywhere.

The Residential & Dining Enterprises at Stanford University, led by Senior Associate Vice Provost Dr. Shirley Everett and Executive Director...