Lizzy (LEE-see) Diaz-Ortiz is a food enthusiast known as Kitchen Nomad on Instagram and her occasional blog where she shares her latest food adventures. Her photos have been featured on Bombobar, Chicagogrammers, Fab Food Chicago, The Harding Tavern, and Windy City Blogger Collective. Growing up in the military, Lizzy lived and travelled around the world exposing her to various foods and cultures. These experiences led to her winning an amateur Iron Chef contest judged by Rick Bayless. Lizzy has moderated panels for General Assembly and Taste Talks on food and beverage businesses, entrepreneurs and startups, and how some of Chicago’s top food entrepreneurs have built successful brands.
Chicago Foodpreneurs: Startup Edition
In honor of Chicago Restaurant Week, hear from a panel of early-stage Chicago foodpreneurs about what it takes to turn a passion into a business.
This engaging speaker series examines how technology impacts — and will continue to impact — the way we live, work, and play.