Can we end global hunger in our lifetime? In this emotional talk, Chef Asha Gomez describes how simple interventions can have life-changing impacts on the access to healthy food for communities across the globe.
Asha Gomez launched Cardamom Hill Restaurant in January 2012 in Atlanta. An instant success, the restaurant received praising reviews, Cardamom Hill was named one of Bon Appetit’s 2012’s 50 Best New Restaurants, was on the 2013 James Beard Semi-Finalist List of 20 Best New Restaurants, one of Southern Living’s 5 Best Restaurants in the South. Asha was also named one of the 2013/2014 Food & Wine Magazine Best New Chef – People’s Choice semi-finalists. Currently, she is working on her first cookbook : “My Two Souths”, with Running Press (Perseus Books) slated to launch fall 2016. In her spare time she is passionate about her advocacy work as a CARE Global Ambassador as well as raising her 10 year-old son Ethan.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more by watching Asha Gomez’s Ted Talk on Youtube.