Hannah grew up in both Milwaukee, WI and Israel, and currently resides in Brooklyn, NY. She holds an AS in Culinary Arts from Johnson & Wales in Providence, a BA in Psychology from Tel Aviv University, and is currently an MPH student at University of Illinois at Chicago majoring in Community Health Sciences. She has previously worked as the Kitchen Manager and Head Chef at, Habonim Dror Camp Tavor, a Jewish camp with a strong focus on social justice. In 2017, she worked at Brainfood, in Washington, D.C as a Summer Cooks in Training Program Intern, which was her first introduction to food as part of a larger social justice project and further focused her interest in doing community food work with young people.
In addition to her internship at Pilot Light, Hannah is currently the Sous Chef at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, a nonprofit organization in New York City providing a wide-array of social services to low-income New Yorkers. She spent a year as the Community Partnerships and Wellness Fellow in The Teaching Kitchen at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, a farm-to-institution training and technical assistance program. When not working, Hannah enjoys photography with her film camera, baking at home, and spending time outside.