We will not be able to accept anyone at the door due to venue capacity. We hope you can join us for a future OCA-GLA event though!
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
National Center for the Preservation of Democracy
111 North Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
A panel discussion featuring Asian Pacific Islander American chefs, restaurateurs, small business owners, and culinary pioneers. From back of the kitchen help to the face of today's culinary world, Asian Americans have always played in integral role in the food industry. Join OCA-GLA as we explore the trials, tribulations, and successes of Asian Americans who are making a name for themselves now in the local food scene. Food and drinks from the panelists' businesses will be provided.
Sen Sugano, Director of Business Development - GrubWithUs
Johneric Concordia, Chef/Owner - The Park's Finest
Nguyen Tran, Co-Owner - Starry Kitchen
Southern California Edison
Sen Sugano is the Director of Business Development at Grubwithus.com, a community where friends and future friends join and create group meals. Sen is also a board member of Kizuna, a 501(c)3 non-profit, whose mission is to engage and advocate for the Japanese American community by igniting the passion of young JAs. He graduated from the University of Southern California, where he earned a B.S. in Policy, Management and Planning with a concentration in Real Estate Development; and a Masters in Planning with a concentration in Economic Development.
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OCA Greater Los Angeles (OCA-GLA)
OCA-Greater Los Angeles is one of over 80 chapters around the U.S. that make up the OCA family.
OCA’s goals are:
- to advocate for social justice, equal opportunity, and fair treatment;
- to promote civic participation, education, and leadership;
- to advance coalitions and community building;
- and to foster cultural heritage.
As a member of OCA-GLA, you also become a member of OCA-National, and you get all the great benefits of participating in an active local chapter.
Many OCA-GLA events have discounted member rates and/or member perks.