A native of New Jersey and a graduate of the University of Virginia, Jacqueline Kravette has been in and around the restaurant business for the better part of the last 13 years. Her wide and varied background has led her down unique paths both personally and professionally. As an activist in the field of women’s health – particularly breast and ovarian cancers – she has appeared on CNN, been a regular contributor to The Huffington Post and has been a speaker and volunteer for various cancer support organizations including weSPARK and Gilda’s Club. During the early part of her professional life, Jacqueline was the Director of Development for Michael Bolton’s Silverleaf Productions, and worked in political fundraising for New Jersey Governor James McGreevy and U.S. Representative Steve Rothman. More recently, she spent a number of years in restaurant financing and consulting and is currently a Senior Account Executive for Opentable. She is in the process of completing her first book with her brother, a nonfiction work meant to educate people about the truths and myths regarding a Vegan lifestyle.