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NEW! SOB Episode: Food and Body Positivity with Chef Vicky V of Tha Fat Girl Food Chronicles



Summary:

During this new 39th episode of Style of Business (SOB), Keetria interviews Chef Vicky V, the Founder of Tha Fat Girl Food Chronicles. Vicky shares her journey from becoming a chef, establishing her platform for Tha Fat Girl Food Chronicles, and evolving towards acceptance of herself and body positivity.

 

Show Notes:

  • Chef Vicky V is a Houston native from the Southwest side, and has lived in New York and Philadelphia.
  • She left college to be on the reality television show “The Biggest Loser” season 9.
  • Carmel cakes became a specialty of Vicky’s and she has done micro-catering.
  • Tha Fat Girl Food Chronicles came about from living her truth and accepting herself.
  • She doesn’t cook for herself, she cooks as a gift to give to others.
  • She became a featured chef at NOSH the culinary showcase and won the People’s Choice Award.
  • Cajun fusion is a style of cooking that Vicky enjoys.
  • The main takeaways Chef Vicky V wants people to have after eating her food is: to taste the flavor and to feel the love.
  • Her ultimate goals are to eat, travel, get paid for it, and have a bed and breakfast.
  • Live in your truth and get out there and do what you are passionate about.
  • Vicky has a Father’s Day brunch event coming up this year.

 

3 Key Points:

  1. Tha Fat Girl Food Chronicles came about from living her truth and accepting herself
  2. Food is communal and gives families a chance to connect and spend time together
  3. The main takeaways Chef Vicky V wants people to have after eating her food is: to taste the flavor and to feel the love.

 

Tweetable Quotes:

–   “Growing up in a society where it is…very taboo to talk about weight, especially as a women.” – Chef Vicky V.

–   “The part of being a chef that makes know that this is my purpose is because it’s a gift. Its literally me taking a piece of myself, a piece of my gift, and giving it to you.” – Chef Vicky V.

–   “People have come together historically around food. Because we all have to eat.” – Chef Vicky V.

 

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