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Preview: Emma's Torch

Preview: Emma's Torch
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What would you do if you had to find work in a new country, far from home? Emma's Torch, a New York-based non-profit, offers refugees and asylum seekers a chance to train in the culinary arts. Founder Kerrie Brodie, a daughter of Lithuanian immigrants, was inspired to provide those in need with a pathway to independence in America—through the restaurant industry. Meet Mazen and Rosette from Syria, Vanya from Ukraine, Jhack from Senegal and other graduates of the program who are building a future in food.