When it comes to healthy, fresh and delicious food, Alice Waters is a pioneer. Lovingly dubbed the Mother of Slow Food, Ms. Waters has served as Vice President of Slow Food International, an organization dedicated to preserving local food traditions, protecting biodiversity, promoting small-scale quality products around the world.
Alice Water's keynote, 'A Delicious Revolution', brings back slow food values.
Alice Waters, long heralded as the Mother of Slow Food, proposes "A Delicious Revolution" - ditching fast food culture for a more nourishing and sustainable set of values incluing education, community, and fair pay for food producers. Her vision is simple, yet profound. What if, instead of 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. See her full Expo East 2012 keynote at www.naturalproductsexpo.com.