Janessa Bautista

Janessa presented at Tender Table on February 24, 2019 at Milepost 5 in Portland, OR.

Photo courtesy of Janessa Bautista

Photo courtesy of Janessa Bautista


Janessa is an artist, designer, mother, maker, lover of the earth.


What will you be presenting on? My experience as a woman of color in various stages of life.

Best piece of advice you ever got about cooking: Be creative.

If you could only eat one meal forever, it would be: Fish and vegetables

Favorite food: Fruit

Recommended reading: Surrender to God Within, Pathwork at a Soul Level by Eva Pierrokos

Best meals: Meals shared with beloveds, simples meals cooked on the beach or in the woods, meals eaten with just your hands.

Food you’d like to try: Indonesian and Tibetan