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Mad Monday @ home

Will Guidara

Join us online on December 12 for a digital conversation with the author and restaurateur on power in the dining room

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How to Lead in a No-Ego Kitchen

Alanna Sapwell

Chef Alanna Sapwell has journeyed through kitchens around the world, experiencing different leadership styles in each. Now as head chef at her own restaurant, it’s her turn to set a new standard. 

Owning It

Rosio Sanchez

At the sixth MAD Symposium, Rosio points out the gap that exists between seeking perfection and inspiration under the vision of others, and the contradictory desire to cook what matters to you as a person.

Carne e Spirito

Dario Cecchini 

The Dante-quoting Butcher of Panzano on the importance of craft and love.

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