Culture of the Kitchen: David Chang

Culture of the Kitchen: David Chang

Earlier this week René Redzepi wrote an article for Lucky Peach about his “Fantasies of a Happier Kitchen”, in which he spoke openly about the legacy of abuse and fear in professional kitchens. Since its publishing, MAD and Lucky Peach have been on...
On Guts

On Guts

For David Chang, the best ideas are often the ones people think you’re stupid for pursuing. To welcome the crowd at MAD3 and introduce the symposium’s theme of guts, the chef provided an off-the-cuff reflection on what courage means to him.     To stay up to date...
Alain Ducasse in Conversation

Alain Ducasse in Conversation

At MAD3, the legendary French chef Alain Ducasse sat down for a conversation with David Chang, Daniel Patterson, Chris Ying, and René Redzepi in which he discussed his career, risk-taking, fear, and how chefs can use their fame to positively influence diners.  ...
Letter from Chang

Letter from Chang

In our first discussion for MAD3, it was clear that we had “guts” on the mind. Not only in the literal sense, but also the strange concoction of fear, courage and conviction needed to make culinary dreams a reality. Looking at some of the speakers we have lined up for...

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