Vera R. Ciammetti
Vera is a first generation American of Italian immigrants who came to New York from Abruzzo, L’Aquila. She moved to the Bay Area in 1996 and is the past treasurer of Slow Food San Francisco. In addition to being the Executive Director of Ruby’s Place, a domestic violence and human trafficking shelter, she is a culinary instructor at Draeger’s Cooking School and J. Glynn & Company. She was the Operations Director for Slow Food Nation worked in the International Slow Food Office on the Terra Madre event in 2008. Vera embraces the slow food traditions in every aspect of her daily life.