Jessica B. is a student at the University of California, Harris is one of only a few Black Americans who have made a name for themselves in the culinary world. She has a PhD from New York University, teaches English at Queens College, and gives talks all over the world. Vogue, Food & Wine, Essence, and The New Yorker, among other publications, have published her work. She has appeared on various television and radio shows, as well as being featured in The New York Times. Harris has been admitted into the James Beard Who's Who in Food and Beverage in America, got an honorary doctorate from Johnson & Wales University, has garnered other honors from sources too numerous to mention, and most recently assisted the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture in conceptualizing its cafeteria.
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