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Local chefs launch business to help minority women thrive in the food industry

Photo credit: Our Time Kitchen Facebook page
Chefs Catina and Kiah

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) - Two local chefs are launching a new business to support and develop small food enterprises in Baltimore.


Chef Catina Smith, founder of Just Call Me Chef, a networking organization and mentorship created to highlight Black women chefs, and her business partner chef Kiah Gibian, owner of Wilde Thyme, a food truck, join For The Culture radio host Farajii Muhammad to discuss the motivation behind their new mission.



In an effort to lower systemic barriers, the dynamic duo, is launching “Our Time Kitchen”, a commercial kitchen space created to generate opportunities and provide resources for minority women who want to build a business in the food industry. 


Our Time Kitchen will provide mentorship opportunities, educational workshops, food truck rental, catering equipment and many other resources to help entrepreneurs thrive. 


For more details on Our Time Kitchen, click below to hear the conversation. 

Baltimore native, Micarie Kemp has always been passionate about working in the media.