Behind the Kitchen Door Summit: Inequality and Opportunity in Washington, DC's Thriving Restaurant Industry
Monday, February 14, 2011 from 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM (EST)
The Washington, D.C. Restaurant Industry is one the region's largest and fastest-growing sectors. Please join our speakers:
BARBARA EHRENREICH, Author of Nickel and Dimed
PHIL MENDELSON, D.C. Councilmember At-Large
DR. WILLIAM SPRIGGS, Assistant Secretary for Policy, U. S. Department of Labor
ANDY SHALLAL, Owner of Eatonville & Busboys & Poets Restaurants
DON ROCKWELL, Food & Wine Expert, Founder
Donrockwell.com, dcdining.com, & the Assoc. of Independent Restaurants
ALGERNON AUSTIN, Director
Program on Race, Ethnicity & the Economy, Economic Policy Institute
CELESTE MONTFORTON, DrPH, MPH, Professorial Lecturer
School of Public Health & Heath Services, George Washington University
WASHINGTON, D.C. RESTAURANT WORKERS
along with policymakers, press, and members of the restaurant industry in discussing the findings of Behind the Kitchen Door: Inequality and Opportunity in Washington, D.C.’s Thriving Restaurant Industry, the most comprehensive report ever conducted on the state of the restaurant industry in Washington, D.C., and its implications on the region's economic development, public health, and working conditions.
This event is free of charge. Breakfast will be provided.