A woman in a woman smiling as she stands in front of a kitchen sink

“I’ve gotten to know my coworkers better through what is meaningful to them.”

Roxie Sieu Stark combines a few of our favorite things: cookies, breakfast, and a good cause. Watch her make breakfast-shaped sugar cookies.
Quita Barnett

“Cooking is my happy place. It reminds me of family gatherings back home and cooking in my grandma’s kitchen.”

Quita Barnett’s earliest memories include preparing catfish and polenta with her grandmother. Watch how Quita honors her grandmother through this family dish.
A woman stands in her kitchen and prepares plates of pasta.

“I got to make family memories and new traditions.”

As a child, Brittany Valdes enjoyed home-cooked meals prepared by her mother. When she became a parent, Brittany found her own way to make memories in the kitchen. Watch her family make chicken carbonara.
A man wearing an apron holds a pan of dough

“I teach my kids to cook to make sure they don’t forget where they come from.”

Joseph Sefair believes in “family first”—whether that’s his parents in Colombia, his children at home, or his team at work. Watch him make empanadas—prepared the Colombian way.