Roxana Jullapat

Mother Grains with Roxana Jullapat

The owner of LA's Friends & Family and author of the upcoming Mother Grains, Roxana Jullapat will demo a recipe from her new cookbook and discuss sustainable grains, the key to healthier baked goods.

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Baker/Pastry Chef Roxana Jullapat, a Los Angeles native of Costa Rican and Thai descent, pursued a degree in journalism before turning to cooking. While taking a break after graduating from college, Roxana found herself baking a tarte tatin in the kitchen of Café Figaro in the bustling neighborhood of Los Feliz. Her fate was sealed. Over the next 10 years she held tenures at nationally acclaimed restaurants including Campanile, Bastide, Lucques, AOC and Clarklewis. In the fall of 2011, she teamed up with chef Daniel Mattern to open Cooks County, which they ran for four years. In May of 2017, she opened Friends & Family bakery, where she has fully manifested her appreciation for ancient grains and California’s seasonality in her breads and pastries.