Photo Courtesy: Chef Joelen Kenny

chef joelen kenny: what's cookin', chicago?


Chef Joelen of What’s Cookin’, Chicago?! is a culinary instructor, food blogger and former restaurant chef. She shares her passion for food through activities ranging from interactive classes to culinary tours of Chicagoland’s diverse communities to developing recipes and programs for industry businesses. Her work has been featured in news outlets on both the local and national scale. “Food ties each and every one person,” Chef Joelen says. “Filipino cuisine and culture is so unique in that it is much more approachable than people may think given our adapting history and ever-evolving future.”

sample chef kenny's delectable dishes at kultura festival, october 4! buy your tickets now.

Sushi! California, spicy tuna, crunchy veggie, cucumber & Philly rolls... #wcckitchen

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Asian mandarin orange salad with a ginger soy vinaigrette dressing... #wcckitchen

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