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...more


Average rating: 4.08 · 16,454 ratings · 1,406 reviews · 63 distinct works · Similar authors
The Art of Simple Food: Not...
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 6,925 ratings — published 2007 — 9 editions
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Chez Panisse Vegetables
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 1,641 ratings — published 1996
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Chez Panisse Cafe Cookbook
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 1,119 ratings — published 1999 — 2 editions
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In the Green Kitchen: Techn...
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 302 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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Chez Panisse Fruit
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 200 ratings — published 2002
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Edible Schoolyard
4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 127 ratings — published 2008
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Fanny at Chez Panisse: A Ch...
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4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 121 ratings — published 1992 — 4 editions
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Chez Panisse Menu Cookbook
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 113 ratings — published 1982 — 7 editions
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Chez Panisse Cooking
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 102 ratings — published 1994 — 2 editions
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40 Years of Chez Panisse: T...
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4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 78 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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