MAD: (taken from the Danish word for “food”) is a nonprofit organization that brings together a global cooking community with a social conscience, a sense of curiosity, and an appetite for change.
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The events and social movements of the past year have rocked our trade. Now, more so than ever, we must decide how to build a healthy, creative, and fair restaurant community.

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3D COVER. Dispatches

We proudly present our very first book series!

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How do you decide who gets tickets? We work with a broad range of selection criteria. We will try to select applicants so that the participants at the symposium are all interested in exploring the

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Tickets for the next MAD Symposium are sold out.

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Yale and MAD have joined forces to lead a new discourse for chefs.

VILD MAD (or “Wild Food” in English) is a resource for learning about, tasting, and exploring wild food.

An evening of discussions and presentations that delve into current issues in food and cooking.

Our symposium brings people of all disciplines from all over the world together for two days of intense discussion of the past, present and future of food.

Cuisine has never been static, and authenticity is a moving target.
Jonathan Gold 

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The Sixth MAD Symposium

Applications are closed for the Sixth MAD Symposium August 26 and 27 in Copenhagen.

About MAD

MAD (taken from the Danish word for “food”) is a nonprofit organization that brings together a global cooking community with a social conscience, a sense of curiosity, and an appetite for change.