Julia Braun is a Food Entrepreneur and Certified Kosher Chef based out of Oakland, CA. Following the Urban Adamah Fellowship she founded Hugs & Knishes, a bicycle powered catering company that specializes in Eastern European street foods. In 2014 Julia graduated from Brooklyn’s Center for Kosher Culinary Arts and completed a four-month research trip on Ashkenazi foods and the New York deli. She has returned to the East Bay to launch NOSHLAND, a Jewish Food Workshop that combines catering and Jewish food with culinary educational experiences. You can follow her experiences on her blog: noshland.tumblr.com. For catering inquiries or information on her Jewish food workshops, contact her at email@example.com.