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Speaker Bio

Alice Waters is a Chef and the Founder/Owner of Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California. She has won numerous awards, including the National Humanities Medal, the French Legion of Honor Medal, the Cavaliere of the Italian Republic, and three James Beards Awards. As Vice President of Slow Food International and Founder of the Edible Schoolyard Project, she has helped bring food awareness to people of all ages all over the world. She spoke at the Executives’ Club of Chicago in 2023, for “Slow Down with Slow Food and Alice Waters”.