We had the good fortune of connecting with Joanna Stein and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Joanna, what inspires you?
I am inspired by my special need son I want to create a safe environments where he can grown and learn from .

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
I am very passionate about cooking at a very young age I help my mom with her catering business. Has your mom what special need son my goal is the creative environment and workspace where he can nourish and grow. It has definitely been a very hard pack juggling with three younger kids and being a businesswoman but it has been an amazing journey cooking is something that I’m very strong about and being able to give back and also have people experience my cultural food is an amazing feeling . My goal at the end of this year is to be able to have my own truck. I would love everyone in Colorado to get a taste of Joanna’s kitchen authentic West African food (Ghana )

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Colorado has amazing hiking trails I would take them to Breckenridge go for a nice climb and then afterwards you will go downtown Denver to hit up all the local yummy food trucks available.

This summer I will be a Sloan’s lake farmer market from 3:00pm to 8:00pm each Saturday. 1565 n Raleigh st Denver CO.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I would love to thank Emily Griffin culinary quick start program was amazing it definitely helped me put all my ideas down and see where is my next step. Also mi casa resource center business pathway was amazing I learned a lot about how to run accessible food business about the different licenses and permits that I need and also my teachers are amazing they have been pushing me encouraging me to keep going.

Instagram: Joanna kitchen

Facebook: Joanna kitchen

Image Credits
kalophotos.com and joanna

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