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Black History Month – A Tribute to African American Women, Part 2

Feb 17, 2016

Sous-Chef Marla Thorp's favorite foods include Crab Cakes, Fettuccine Alfredo and Fried Rice.
Credit The Food Network

Sous-Chef Marla Thorp, who resides in Jacksonville, Florida, shares her story and the career path that let her to becoming a Sous-Chef when African American women, after spending years in kitchens, cooking and baking were not allowed to join unions or treat their cooking skills as a profession until about 1939.