Appetite

René Redzepi Introduces the Second MAD Symposium

René Redzepi

Watch René's opening remarks at the second MAD Symposium in 2012.

The Psychology of a Meal and How To Make a Meal Memorable

Paul Rozin

What makes a meal stick in the mind? A University of Pennsylvania professor on how chefs can make guests never forget a meal.

What Gives Me the Appetite to Be the Person That I Am

Chido Govera

A Zimbabwean activist who has changed the lives of women and orphans through sustainable mushroom farming.

The Taste of Wheat

Dan Barber

The influential American chef and author presents a play in three acts.

Do I Have an Appetite for Creativity?

Ferran Adrià

One of the most innovative chefs of all time on how to create something new.

Passion and Prison

Rasmus Kofoed

The most successful competitive chef of all time on what it takes to succeed.

Exploring Cooking Beyond the Kitchen

Wylie Dufresne

The forward-thinking New York chef on how little we know about cooking.

The Audacity of Hope...and Szechuan Peppercorn

Anthony Myint, Danny Bowien

The duo behind one of the most important restaurants of the decade talk about their connection to the community.

The Importance of a Rose: Biocultural Diversity

Andrea Pieroni

The ethnobiologist Andrea Pieroni calls for scientists and chefs "to come down from their towers" and exchange ideas.

The Lone Wolf

Roderick Sloan

The world's greatest urchin diver on his daring day job.

From Nothing Until Something

Leif Sørensen

A Faroese chef talks about defying the odds and succeeding in an unlikely place.

Between Nature and Culture: Appetite as a Guide

Massimo Montanari

A medievalist and food historian on the potentials for interactivity in the dining experience.

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