Liz Alpern (she/her)Author, Chef and Co-Owner of The Gefilteria
Liz Alpern (she/her) is co-author of The Gefilte Manifesto: New Recipes for Old World Jewish Foods and co-owner of The Gefilteria, a food venture that’s been reimagining Old World Jewish Foods since 2012. She is also the creator of Queer Soup Night, a global event series highlighting the talent of queer chefs and raising funds for locally-based social justice organizations. Her passion for food extends to the world of food systems, and she serves a consultant for national non-profit organization, Fair Food Network. She has been featured on the Forbes 30 Under 30 List, the Cherry Bomb 100 and Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center's 40 Under 40 Rising Stars.