Cooking Series

Let’s Save the Food

Let’s Make Food Not Waste!

We’ve cooked up new ways for you to learn how to waste less food at home. Tune into these episodes with Detroit mixologists, chefs and bakers to see how you can make delicious food and treats in unexpected ways. Head over to our Resources page for quick videos on everything you need to know to keep food out of the trash. And try a recipe from one of Detroit’s participating restaurants to sample some tasty dishes that make sure food doesn’t go to waste.

With Special Host: Amanda Saab

Amanda Saab

Episode 1: Creativity

Mixologists Raven Love of
Double Strained Collective
David Martinez of
Two James Distillery

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Episode 2: Family

Chef Ederique Goudia of
Gabriel Hall
Chef Asty Acosta of

Asty Time

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Episode 3: Comfort

September 20, 7:00 PM EST

September 20, 7:00 PM EST

Ale Carreon of
Pizza Plex
Chefs Brittiany Peeler and Legenevieve Squires of
Experience Relish

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Episode 4: Balance

Chef Omar Anani
Saffron De Twah
Chef Hamisi Mamba of
Baobab Fare

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Episode 5: Love

Bakers Sara Reid of
Flavorful Creations
Manal Hussein of
For the Love of Sugar

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This series was made possible by The James Beard Foundation and in partnership with Evette Rios Multimedia Corp. And special thanks to Bhi Bhiman for the music Mexican Wine in Episode 3: Comfort.

Thank you to these Detroit restaurants for sharing their waste-free recipes with us!