Pascale Boucicaut is a culinary artist and lifelong foodways scholar, based in the Bay Area. She has worked with food since she first learned that there are secrets, histories, and stories that can only be told in the kitchen. Recently, Pascale set out for the University of California Berkeley, where she studies African Heritage foodways, folklore, and kitchen archaeology. Before that, she was living in Philadelphia and collaborating on food projects, including Dishes of the Diaspora, Paloma supper club, and Philadelphia Assembled. And before that, she was working in restaurant kitchens in Panama and New York City.