Join JobTrain as we celebrate our students’ successes, new ventures, and get cooking with Tanya Holland, renowned Chef, Author & Owner of Brown Sugar Kitchen in Oakland. Holland will demonstrate one of her signature dishes and share her recipe for success.

FRIDAY, MAY 14, 2021.

VIP Q&A  with
TANYA HOLLAND
(by invitation only)
VIP Q&A  with
TANYA HOLLAND
(by invitation only)
Special Guest
TANYA HOLLAND

Acclaimed for her inventive take on modern soul food, and comfort classics, Tanya Holland is the Executive Chef/Owner of the internationally renowned and beloved Brown Sugar Kitchen restaurant, located in Oakland, California.

The author of The Brown Sugar Kitchen Cookbook and New Soul Cooking, Holland competed on the 15th season of Top Chef on Bravo, was the host and soul food expert on Food Network’s Melting Pot, she appears on the HBO Max show Selena + Chef featuring Selena Gomez, and is the host of “Tanya’s Kitchen Table” on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. She is on the Board of Trustees for the James Beard Foundation and a frequent contributing writer and chef. Brown Sugar Kitchen has received multiple Michelin Bib Gourmand awards. She is a lecturer who frequently leads the conversation on inclusion and equity in the hospitality industry.

Holland leads a critically-acclaimed podcast “Tanya’s Table” and has interviewed celebrity guests such as, Alice Waters, Ayesha Curry, and others. Holland has appeared on television shows, including the Today Show, CBS This Morning, and more. Holland was also a featured judge on Food Network’s Iron Chef, PBS’ The Great American Chef’s Tour, and TV One’s My Momma Throws Down.

Holland has contributed articles to national magazines, and has been featured in The New York Times, O, The Oprah Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and many others.

Holland was honored by The City of Oakland in 2012 for her “Significant Role in Creating Community and Establishing Oakland as a Culinary Center.”

Special Guest
TANYA HOLLAND

Acclaimed for her inventive take on modern soul food, and comfort classics, Tanya Holland is the Executive Chef/Owner of the internationally renowned and beloved Brown Sugar Kitchen restaurant, located in Oakland, California.

The author of The Brown Sugar Kitchen Cookbook and New Soul Cooking, Holland competed on the 15th season of Top Chef on Bravo, was the host and soul food expert on Food Network’s Melting Pot, she appears on the HBO Max show Selena + Chef featuring Selena Gomez, and is the host of “Tanya’s Kitchen Table” on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. She is on the Board of Trustees for the James Beard Foundation and a frequent contributing writer and chef. Brown Sugar Kitchen has received multiple Michelin Bib Gourmand awards. She is a lecturer who frequently leads the conversation on inclusion and equity in the hospitality industry.

Holland leads a critically-acclaimed podcast “Tanya’s Table” and has interviewed celebrity guests such as, Alice Waters, Ayesha Curry, and others. Holland has appeared on television shows, including the Today Show, CBS This Morning, and more. Holland was also a featured judge on Food Network’s Iron Chef, PBS’ The Great American Chef’s Tour, and TV One’s My Momma Throws Down.

Holland has contributed articles to national magazines, and has been featured in The New York Times, O, The Oprah Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and many others.

Holland was honored by The City of Oakland in 2012 for her “Significant Role in Creating Community and Establishing Oakland as a Culinary Center.”

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Sponsorship Benefits $50,000

DIAMOND

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PLATINUM

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Gold

$5,000

Silver

$2,000

Bronze

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Breakfast Boxes specially
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Culinary Program
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Brown Sugar Kitchen
Cookbooks (Autographed)
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For more information contact, RPutnam@JobTrainWorks.org