For Hip Chick Farms Owners, 2016 was ‘Everything 2015 was Not’

For Hip Chick Farms Owners, 2016 was ‘Everything 2015 was Not’ CHRISTI WARREN For Jennifer Johnson and Serafina Palandech, co-owners of Sebastopol’s Hip Chick Farms, the past two years have been staggering. 2015 brought Johnson a cancer diagnosis, a brain tumor and if that wasn’t enough, the couple was faced with having [...]

2018-03-17T12:51:15+00:00November 10th, 2016|Press|

What It’s Like To Cook at the White House

The women from Hip Chick Farms cooked for 300 White House staffers. MORGAN GOLDBERG We already knew Hip Chick Farms was doing big things, which is why we named co-founders chef Jen Johnson and Serafina Palandech two of The Most Innovative Women in Food & Drink in 2015. Now we’re not the only ones recognizing their [...]

2018-03-17T12:56:22+00:00October 20th, 2016|Press|

No Pink Slime in this Start-Up’s Chicken Nuggets

No Pink Slime in this Start-Up's Chicken Nuggets CHRISTOPHER DILELLA No pink slime here: The co-founders of this frozen-food start-up say their goal is to provide healthier chicken nuggets to every kid in America. Bay Area-based Hip Chick Farms is an organic, frozen poultry product company founded by Serafina Palandech and her partner [...]

2018-02-20T11:41:44+00:00August 12th, 2016|Press|

Jennifer Johnson Cooks For President Obama

Chef Jen Cooks For President Obama KATHLEEN HILL INDEX-TRIBUNE FOOD WRITER Jennifer Johnson is a true character and fun chef who lives in Sebastopol at Hip Chick Farms and also serves as executive chef for Ann and Gordon Getty in San Francisco. And that is how she happened to cook dinner for [...]

2018-03-15T11:13:24+00:00May 12th, 2016|Press|

President Obama Enjoys His Dinner at the Gettys’

President Obama Enjoys His Dinner at the Gettys’ LEAH GARCHIK Jennifer Johnson, executive chef for the Getty family, says that President Obama has been to the Gettys’ for dinner three times before, but it was only on the fourth — Friday, April 8 — such occasion that he actually chowed down. He spent “a good 2½ to [...]

2018-03-15T11:22:34+00:00April 13th, 2016|Press|

Hip Chick Farms & The Quest for Ethical Frozen Foods

Story by Leilani Clark It wasn’t until halfway through a call with the Food & Wine magazine editor that Jennifer Johnson and her wife Serafina Palandech, the owners of Hip Chick Farms, realized that they weren’t just being vetted for inclusion on the magazine’s 2015 list of Most Innovative Women in Food & [...]

2018-02-20T11:33:50+00:00November 21st, 2015|Press|