Alice Waters





Alice Waters


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in Chatham, New Jersey, The United States
April 28, 1944

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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. She is a passionate advocate for a food economy that is “good, clean, and fair.” Over the course of nearly forty years, Chez Panisse has helped create a community of scores of local farmers and ranchers whose dedication to sustainable agriculture assures the restaurant a steady supply of fresh and pure ingredients.

In 1996, Waters’s commitment to education led to the creation of The Edible Schoolyard at Berkeley’s Martin Luther King, Jr., Middle School: a one-acre garden, an adjacent kitchen-classro
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Average rating: 4.08 · 27,179 ratings · 1,859 reviews · 68 distinct works · Similar authors
The Art of Simple Food: Not...

4.11 avg rating — 10,975 ratings — published 2007 — 12 editions
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Chez Panisse Vegetables

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4.09 avg rating — 2,266 ratings — published 1996 — 3 editions
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Chez Panisse Cafe Cookbook

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4.01 avg rating — 1,820 ratings — published 1999 — 4 editions
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In the Green Kitchen: Techn...

3.82 avg rating — 474 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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Chez Panisse Fruit

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The Art of Simple Food II: ...

4.15 avg rating — 197 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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Edible Schoolyard

4.17 avg rating — 169 ratings — published 2008
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Chez Panisse Menu Cookbook

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Fanny at Chez Panisse: A Ch...

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40 Years of Chez Panisse: T...

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“Teaching kids how to feed themselves and how to live in a community responsibly is the center of an education.”
Alice Waters

“Let things taste of what they are.”
Alice Waters, The Art of Simple Food: Notes, Lessons, and Recipes from a Delicious Revolution

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any -”
Alice Waters

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