Becoming a Cannabis Chef

Cooking with Cannabis

In charge of the menu this holiday season or trying to think of something to bring to your next potluck? This week Tom and Miggy are joined by Chef Jazz from Green Panther Chef to discuss cooking with cannabis, gut health, and a little bit of DC’s weird cannabis laws. Professional chefs and homecooks alike have embraced cannabis in their cooking. Not only does it offer tremendous health benefits, it also gives you quite a buzz. Find out why.

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What is Green Panther Chef?

  • Offers culinary experiences
  • Personal chef services
  • Full-service cannabis catering
  • Cannabis cooking classes
  • Focuses on wellness through cannabis
  • Offers CBD and THC infusions
  • Produces line of CBD infused products
  • Founded in 2017
  • Headquarters in Washington DC

What do you use for your extractions?

“I use a lot of extra virgin olive oil, spices, teas. For our Conscious Condiment line, we have infused honeys, mustards, hot sauce, olive oil – stuff for everyday use.” – Chef Jazz

Washington DC’s Cannabis Law

Under Initiative 71 DC operates on the “gifting policy”. This means consumers cannot purchase cannabis from their providers, instead, they would purchase stickers, cookies, or another product with cannabis being the gift. So if you see a provider selling cookies for $60, you’re going to receive an 8th of cannabis as a gift.

  • No penalty for possessing anything less than 2 oz
  • No penalty for growing less than six plants
  • Consumers can consume cannabis on their private property, not in a public space

What’s next for Green Panther Chef in 2020?

“We’re doing a lot of online classes. Some people can’t get to the East Coast so we’re going to do online classes and break down decarboxylation and other cooking tips. I play within a certain range, I dose within a certain range for very specific reasons. I have Crohn’s disease and there’s a lot of people suffering over gastrointestinal issues. I do feel as though a lot of people can get rid of stress, anxiety, insomnia, and other issues if they understand how to do strain alignment and food. So we’re going to bring that online and educate people about cooking with cannabis.” – Chef Jazz

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