Five Star Jen: W5
Catalogue Number: CTV751
Subject: Business Studies, Canadian Social Issues, Career Education, Current Events, Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, Marketing, Social Issues, Sociology, Women's Studies
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2018
Running Time: 21
Closed Captions: Yes
At 42, Jen Agg is the woman behind five of Canada’s top restaurants. In Toronto, she created The Black Hoof, Rhum Corner, Cocktail Bar, Grey Gardens, and in Montreal, Agrikol, a place she opened with the Grammy-winning indie rock band, Arcade Fire.
It’s actually quite remarkable Agg was able to build an epicurean empire in an overwhelmingly male industry; a so-called macho culture, which she’s been fearlessly taking on. She opens up about taking on sexism in the restaurant business, her family, and what she loves about being a restauranteur.
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