A rare variety of Vermont turnip is the star of this indigenous recipe spotlight.
Olivia Roszkowski is a Chef Instructor at Natural Gourmet Institute and a 2010 graduate of their Chef Training Program. Olivia holds a Bachelors Degree from Columbia University in Neuroscience and Behavior, where she was a pre-medical student and certified EMT, completing internships at Bellevue, Columbia Presbyterian, and Hospital for Special Surgery. She has gained culinary experience by working at well-known New York restaurant establishments, including Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s (The) Mercer Kitchen, David Chang’s Momofuku Ssam Bar, and Danny Meyer’s Union Square Events. She is also a private chef and teaching instructor, working with families to establish health-supportive and whole food diets. Olivia is a member of the Park Slope Food Coop and embraces the opportunity to help educate the local community through the monthly ‘Food Class’ series.