Chicago Innovators: Chef Beverly Kim wants to help working mothers thrive in culinary industry

Chicago Innovators: Chef Beverly Kim wants to help working mothers thrive in culinary industry
Beverly Kim, co-owner and chef of Chicago restaurants Parachute and Wherewithall, started a new nonprofit called The Abundance Setting to help working mothers in the culinary and hospitality industries. Wherewithall
Chicago Innovators: Chef Beverly Kim wants to help working mothers thrive in culinary industry
Beverly Kim, co-owner and chef of Chicago restaurants Parachute and Wherewithall, started a new nonprofit called The Abundance Setting to help working mothers in the culinary and hospitality industries. Wherewithall

Chicago Innovators: Chef Beverly Kim wants to help working mothers thrive in culinary industry

Women represent a large portion of the restaurant workforce but only make up 18% of top chef positions in America, according to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Chicago chef Beverly Kim wants to change that through her nonprofit, The Abundance Setting.

For our weekly series “Chicago Innovators,” Reset learns more about how the organization is closing the gender gap in the restaurant world and supporting working mothers in the industry.

GUEST: Beverly Kim, founder of The Abundance Setting; co-owner and co-chef of Parachute and Wherewithall