With a lifetime of plant-based experience under her belt, Sadrah Schadel has some serious veg cred. In the lively hub of her family's kitchen, she got into the culinary game at an early age. Later, her DIY spirit and don’t give a damn punk rock attitude combined with her high-standards for quality ingredients and product performance, driving her to create No Evil Foods, the most boss Plant Meats on the market.
Sadrah stands in command of the test kitchen and develops innovative recipes drawing from world flavors inspired by her extensive travels. She passionately spearheads our social justice initiatives and is also a creative magician who shares the vision and communicates the voice of No Evil Foods.
Before relocating to Asheville and co-founding No Evil Foods in 2014, Sadrah Schadel worked in Employment Training & Development and Education for non-profit organizations in the northeast and the San Francisco Bay Area, in restaurant management in top dining destinations in Philadelphia and New York state, and as a freelance photographer. She received a broad range of creative education ranging from photography, graphic design, and video production while studying in New England at Bradford College and the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies. She graduated from Goddard College.
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