Irena Stein

August 28, 9:00am - 10:00am EDT. Hosted at Your Home!

part of a series on Purpose

About the speaker

After life in Caracas, Paris, Brussels and San Francisco; Irena moved to Baltimore in 1998, excited to experience life in a smaller but very strongly historic American city.

She started her career in the culinary world in 2002 and soon after opened Café Azafrán at the Space Telescope Science Institute at Johns Hopkins. Alkimia, her second café, opened in the Humanities building on the same Homewood campus. Both have been pioneers in introducing sustainability and zero waste in the food environments at Hopkins, but above all, they have provided day after day delicious food for the very brilliant community that surrounds them.

Since 2012, Irena has been dreaming of sharing her childhood cultural background with the city of Baltimore, and to present it beyond the borders of Hopkins. Alma Cocina Latina is her project with this in mind.

Additional details

We’re shaking things up a little this month and not using Zoom (we hear ya on the Zoom fatigue!) You’ll be able to join us and participate live in the chat on either YouTube, Facebook, or Twitter!


9:00a Welcome, CreativeMornings Manifesto, and Thank Yous
9:15a Irena Stein’s Talk 🎉
9:40a Q&A
10:00a Wrap up!

*CM/Bal will be practicing all COVID-19 precautions and only have a skeleton crew with us in-person on Friday.

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