Alice Waters


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

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Alice Waters is a chef, author, food activist, and the founder and owner of Chez Panisse Restaurant in Berkeley, California. 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 school lunch for all children and a sustainable food curriculum in every public school.

She has been Vice President of Slow Food International since 2002. She conceived and helped create the Yale Sustainable Food Project in 2003, and the Rome Sustainable Food Project at the American Academy in Rome in 2007.

Her honors include election as a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2007; the Harvard Medical School’s Global Environmental Citizen Award,
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The Art of Simple Food: Not...

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Chez Panisse Vegetables

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Chez Panisse Cafe Cookbook

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Coming to My Senses: The Ma...

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In the Green Kitchen: Techn...

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Chez Panisse Fruit

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My Pantry: Homemade Ingredi...

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The Art of Simple Food II: ...

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Chez Panisse Menu Cookbook

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Fanny at Chez Panisse: A Ch...

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“Teaching kids how to feed themselves and how to live in a community responsibly is the center of an education.”
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“Let things taste of what they are.”
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