The James Beard Award-winning chef, who was named one of Time magazine's "100 Most Influential People in the World" in 2009, visits with his book, a proposal for revolutionary changes in how we grow and consume food.
After more than a decade spent investigating farming communities around the world in pursuit of singular flavor, Barber finally concluded that–for the sake of our food, our health and the future of the land—America's cuisine required a radical transformation. Drawing on the wisdom and experience of chefs, farmers and seed breeders around the world, Barber proposes a new definition for ethical and delicious eating. Barber charts a bright path forward for eaters and chefs alike, daring everyone to imagine a future for our national cuisine that is as sustainable as it is delicious.
EVENT DETAILS TICKET (admits two) is free when you purchase The third plate from Changing Hands Bookstore. Letter groups (printed on top of ticket) will be called at 6:30pm to fill seats and designated standing room. If available, seating and standing room opens to those without tickets at 6:50pm. Booksigning line forms by assigned letter group after the presentation. Those without tickets may get their books signed after ticket-holders. Event details may be subject to unannounced changes. CAN'T MAKE IT? Order your copy at Changing Hands and we'll have it autographed it for you. We ship anywhere in the US and to most international locations. Click "add to cart" below or give us a call. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Dan Barber is the Chef of Blue Hill, a restaurant in Manhattan's West Village, and Blue Hill at Stone Barns, located within the nonprofit farm and education center, Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture. His opinions on food and agricultural policy have appeared in the New York Times, along with many other publications. Barber has received multiple James Beard awards including Best Chef: New York City (2006) and the country's Outstanding Chef (2009). In 2009 he was named one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world.
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