Join award-winning Chef Kristen Kish for an inspiring conversation about her personal journey. Moderated by hospitality consultant and coach Alison Arth, this event is a rare opportunity to hear directly from a leading culinary and business mind in the hospitality profession today.
100% of the ticket price will be donated to Jeremiah Program, a national nonprofit organization helping single mothers invest in their children's success and their own so they can thrive and pursue economic mobility.
Kristen Kish was born in South Korea and adopted into a family in Kentwood, Michigan. After showing an affinity for cooking at a young age, her mother suggested she go to culinary school, and she hasn't looked back since. Kish worked at Chef Guy Martin's Sensing and Barbara Lynch's Stir before competing on Bravo's Top Chef Season 10, where she won the coveted title. She partnered with LINE Hotels in 2018 to launch her first restaurant, Arlo Grey, in Austin, Texas. You can also find her as co-host of Netflix's 'Iron Chef' and host of National Geographic's new series "Restaurants at the End of the World.'
Alison Arth is a life & leadership coach dedicated to helping people who are over the overwhelm of leading in the hospitality profession. She works with leaders to craft clear visions for their lives and businesses so they can experience more of the good stuff inside and outside of work. Alison founded Salt & Roe in 2014 to foster the creation and growth of sustainable, purpose-driven restaurants. You can read more about Alison's work with hospitality leaders and their businesses at saltandroe.com and on Instagram @saltandroe.