MAD inspires and empowers the global hospitality industry to create sustainable change and transform food systems for the future. From young apprentices to emerging leaders and luminaries in the field, we’re equipping individuals with the knowledge and skills to make a difference in their communities and the world.
MAD Alumni | Photo EssayUnder the auspices of the Copenhagen Cooking Festival, five talented MAD Academy alumni came together in Copenhagen to plan, cook, and serve an extraordinary meal designed to both delight and provoke its guests.
Workshop | October 30In order to help Copenhagen's restaurants and bars foster a workplace environment where every employee feels valued, respected, and free to express their ideas and opinions, we're offering a series of workshops on psychological safety for the hospitality industry.
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How to Lead in a No-Ego Kitchen
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.
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.