We head south to Kentucky to continue our series about the coronavirus pandemic’s effects on the food industry. Lindsey Ofcacek is co-founder, managing director and mentor of the LEE Initiative. She along with acclaimed chef Edward Lee set up the organization to promote career development, equality and diversity in the restaurant community. As the pandemic sent millions of restaurant industry workers to the unemployment lines, Lindsey connected with Thomas Bolton, diplomat for Maker’s Mark, and together they helped roll out the Restaurant Workers Relief Program and the Restaurant Reboot Relief Program. Los Angeles’ Jeff Miller has risen to national prominence as a food and travel writer and TV host. He’s also the frontman for the world’s first indie rock tribute band, Black Crystal Wolf Kids, paying costumed, audience-participation-encouraged homage to the likes of LCD Soundsystem, Billie Eilish, the Talking Heads and Weezer. Jeff joins us to play live covers of some of our favorite all-time songs, and also shares his deeply personal work with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Man Of The Year Campaign.
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