Alice Waters: A Slow Food Manifesto

Alice Waters [image credit: Amanda Marsalis] and Anna Jones

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US culinary legend Alice Waters of Chez Panisse in conversation with Anna Jones

This is an online only event hosted on the British Library platform. Bookers will be sent a viewing link shortly before the event and will be able to watch at any time for 48 hours after the start time.

This event will be live captioned.

When Alice Waters opened Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California in 1971 it was a significant moment in the development of the farm-to-table movement. Her influence has never dimmed and many important chefs have come from her stable – including Samin Nosrat and April Bloomfield.

Alice’s latest book is We Are What We Eat: A Slow Food Manifesto. She talks to best-selling cookbook author Anna Jones about her book, about Chez Panisse and her food philosophy.

Alice Waters is a chef, author, food activist, and the founder of Chez Panisse Restaurant in Berkeley California (est. 1971). She has been a champion of local sustainable agriculture for over four decades. In 1995 she founded the Edible Schoolyard Project, which advocates for a free regenerative organic school lunch for all children and a sustainable food curriculum in every public school. In 2015 she was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Obama, proving that eating is a political act. Alice is the author of 16 books.

Anna Jones is a cook, writer, the voice of modern vegetarian cooking and the author of the bestselling A Modern Way to Eat, A Modern Way to Cook, The Modern Cook’s Year, and most recently, One. Her books are sold in 10 countries and have been translated into five languages. The Modern Cook’s Year won the coveted Observer Food Monthly Best New Cookbook Award and The Guild of Food Writers Cookery Book Award. Her previous books have been nominated for the James Beard, Fortnum & Mason and André Simon awards. Anna believes that vegetables should be put at the centre of every table, and is led by the joy of food and its ability to affect change in our daily lives.

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Name: Alice Waters: A Slow Food Manifesto
Where: British Library St Pancras
When: -
Price: Online Full Price: £5.00
Online Member: £5.00
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546