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CASL’s Food and Thought is a video series pairing culinary experts and lively kitchen demos with community leaders and discussion on the current business landscape.

Episode 2

Episode 2 is introduced by Bonnie Fong, Chair of CASL’s Board of Directors. Judy Hsu, Emmy award-winning anchor of ABC-7 Chicago, interviews Jessica Sarowitz, Managing Family Director of Julian Grace Foundation and Managing Partner of 4S Bay Partners LLC. Eddie Lau, owner of New Furama Restaurant in Chicago’s Chinatown neighborhood, translates while his chef demonstrates how to prepare Salt and Pepper Shrimp as well as Broccoli and Steak Stir Fry.

Special thanks to CASL’s Culinary Training Program for the use of their professional kitchen! Get YOUR culinary career started NOW by taking our classes on the basics of Western cooking. Contact CTP@CASLservice.org to learn more.

To ensure you are watching in High Definition (HD), please click on the video to begin playing it, then click on the cogwheel icon at the bottom right corner of the video screen and change the quality to “1080p HD”. This will make text sharper, and you can also click on the square frame icon to switch to “full screen” mode.

Episode 1

Episode 1 is introduced by Paul Luu, Chief Executive Officer of CASL. Judy Wang of WGN-TV Chicago interviews Paul Lambert, President of Bank of America Chicago and Mid West Division Executive of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management. Restaurateur Judy Luo, owner of La Mom Kitchen in Chicago’s Bridgeport neighborhood, talks about COVID-19 struggles. Chef Jason of La Mom Kitchen demonstrates how to prepare traditional Shanghainese sweet and sour short ribs.

Special thanks to CASL’s Culinary Training Program for the use of their professional kitchen! Get YOUR culinary career started NOW by taking our classes on the basics of Western cooking. Contact CTP@CASLservice.org to learn more.

To ensure you are watching in High Definition (HD), please click on the video to begin playing it, then click on the cogwheel icon at the bottom right corner of the video screen and change the quality to “1080p HD”. This will make text sharper, and you can also click on the square frame icon to switch to “full screen” mode.