Restaurant Insider: Restaurants Embrace Non-Traditional Hires

Restaurant Insider: Restaurants Embrace Non-Traditional Hires

"Meanwhile, Ratatouille and Company, a Westport, Connecticut-based catering business that launched in May 2017, partners with nonprofit organizations that provide workplace development to immigrant and refugee women. Ratatouille hires those women on a per-event basis, and CEO and cofounder Evelyn Isaia says they currently have about 10 who are active, with plans to add teams in New York City to serve parties in that market."  READ MORE

Westfair Online Features Founder Evelyn Isaia

Westfair Online Features Founder Evelyn Isaia

Westfair Online features founder Evelyn Isaia, recognizing her commitment to empowering immigrant and refugee women with Ratatouille & Co. “I wanted to do something that combined cooking with women’s empowerment and my strong belief in helping the underdog, which to me now represents immigrants and refugees,” Isaia said. “For about six months, I wasn’t sure how to go about it. There were ideas out there in front of me, but I wasn’t certain if it should be a for-profit, a nonprofit, a B Corp or a school.” READ MORE