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René Redzepi Introduces the Second MAD Symposium

René Redzepi

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

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 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.

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.

Between Nature and Culture: Appetite as a Guide

Massimo Montanari

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

We Are Here Because We Have Appetite

Tor Nørretranders

The Danish philosopher Tor Nørretranders on how the world is edible.

Asking the Winds of the Seasons | Shinichiro Takagi

Shinichiro Takagi

A kaiseki master on how to be in tune with the seasons.

Rotten, Fried Bananas | Enrique Olvera

Enrique Olvera

The Mexican modernist on how you can push boundaries while still honoring tradition.

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.

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