7 of the Most Innovative Women in Food and Drink

7 of the Most Innovative Women in Food and Drink
From Fine Dining Lovers - September 18, 2017

Fortune and Food and Wine have come together to produce a list of the most innovative women in food and drink for 2017, women who have had the most transformative impact in the last year on what we eat and drink.

The 20-strong list is a whos who of chefs, CEOs and entrepreneurs who are changing the game. Here are seven we's like to highlight:

April Bloomfield

The New York-based British chef behind The Breslin and the Spotted Pig, has helped launch the careers of scores of female chefs and continues to push for sustainable and local sourcing.

Ntsiki Biyela

South Africas first black female winemaker and winner of the 2009 South Africa Womans Winemaker of the Year award, now mentors students to get jobs in the industry through her own wine company Aslina.

Vivian Howard

The Multi award-winning chef, restaurateur, author and broadcaster, is currently working on her second book, with a new season of her hit PBS reality show, A Chefs Life due to hit screens soon.

Karissa Kruse

As President of Sonoma Winegrowers, Kruse has helped lead the company towards its goal of being 100% sustainable within five years. Three years later, its 85% there.

Isabelle Legeron

Rosio Snchez

Joy Spence


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