Thursday November 21, 2013
5:15: Doors open, Alice Waters will personalize autographs
6:15: Reception and Tasting
7:15: Q & A with Alice Waters begins, moderated by Michael Moss, author of Salt, Sugar, Fat
Event will be held at at MS 88, at 544 7th Ave, on the corner of 18th Street.
Tickets: $65 and include an autographed copy of her new cookbook The Art of Simple Food II: Recipes, Flavor, and inspiration from the New Kitchen Garden
Alice Waters, chef, author, and the proprietor of Chez Panisse, is an American pioneer of a culinary philosophy that maintains that cooking should be based on the finest and freshest seasonal ingredients that are produced sustainably and locally. Waters founded the Chez Panisse Foundation in 1996, and created the Edible Schoolyard program at the Martin Luther King Middle School in Berkeley, California. The affiliate program in New York City, located in Brooklyn at P.S. 216, will boast a newly designed kitchen and a four-season greenhouse in addition to a quarter-acre organic farm. Waters serves as a public policy advocate on the national level for school lunch reform and universal access to healthy, organic foods. Waters is Vice President of Slow Food International. She is the author of eight books, including The Art of Simple Food: Notes and Recipes from a Delicious Revolution.