Published July 25th, 2014

Running time: 20 Minutes

 

Equal parts chef and socially-minded pioneer, Tara Norvell wants to change the way the American public conceives of the term waste.’ In her role as co-executive chef at Okonomi in Williamsburg, Norvell inventively incorporates otherwise neglected parts of the animal or vegetable into her offer of ramen and regional Japanese dishes. Her visionary efforts in this area have earned her a place among Heritage Radio Network’s collection of Future Food Leaders in 2014.

By Elizabeth Kulas, Erin Fairbanks & Jack Inslee