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Episode 28: Wanting Zhang

At Junzi Kitchen, food is more than something to just fill you up — it’s a way to bridge divides between people and cultures. In this interview with Wanting Zhang, co-founder and head of business operations at Junzi Kitchen, we discuss her role at the restaurant, the impact it’s having on the food scene in Manhattan, and the individuals she works with who make it possible.

 

9:26: No work experience? No problem.

19:42: Junzi is more than food

25:17: Redefining Chinese-American food

35:31: Capturing culture in food

Juliana Batista

Juliana Batista is a brand strategy consultant with experience in the U.S. and China, and she previously operated at the intersection of sustainability and strategy for a Hong Kong-based textile manufacturer. Her experiences in China range from studying at Tsinghua University through Schwarzman Scholars to working and living in a 4th-tier industrial town. Juliana is an avid ultramarathoner and has a soft spot for jianbing.

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