Episode Summary

It’s not easy being the lone woman at the top of the food chain, especially in all-male kitchens. But powerhouse chef and restaurateur Amy Brandwein — owner of the popular Italian eatery and market Centrolina in downtown Washington — has learned to deal with it. In this conversation with POLITICO's Anna Palmer, Brandwein talks about striking out on her own in the male-dominated food industry, what she's learned from politics, and how it's that much more difficult to raise money as a female entrepreneur.

Episode Notes

It’s not easy being the lone woman at the top of the food chain, especially in all-male kitchens. But powerhouse chef and restaurateur Amy Brandwein — owner of the popular Italian eatery and market Centrolina in downtown Washington — has learned to deal with it. In this conversation with POLITICO's Anna Palmer, Brandwein talks about striking out on her own in the male-dominated food industry, what she's learned from politics, and how it's that much more difficult to raise money as a female entrepreneur.

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Join POLITICO’s Anna Palmer on the Women Rule Podcast as she takes you backstage with women bosses for real talk on how they made it and what advice they have for women looking to lead. New episodes every Wednesday. Women Rule is produced by POLITICO in partnership with our founding partners Google and the Tory Burch Foundation.