Denise DeCarlo left and Betty Fraser created As You Like It Catering and Grub Restaurant in Hollywood Calif

Denise DeCarlo, left, and Betty Fraser created As You Like It Catering and Grub Restaurant in Hollywood, Calif.

4 successful women in foodservice on overcoming hurdles

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A recent New York Times op-ed by Toronto restaurant operator Jen Agg raised the issue of rampant sexism in restaurants, especially on kitchen staffs. She argued that the long-practiced hazing that occurs is one reason many women either avoid the business or burn out quickly.

But foodservice still has appeal for many women. According to the National Restaurant Associat

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