MAD is transforming our food system by giving chefs and restaurateurs the skills, community, time, and space to create real and sustainable change in their restaurants, in their communities, and across the world.

Announcing MAD Mondays x Dispatches Events Fall 2018 We are celebrating the release of our new book and very first publication MAD Dispatches with a special series of evening events along with our editor, Chris

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At the sixth MAD Symposium, Rosio points out the gap which exists between seeking perfection and inspiration under the vision of others, and the contradictory desire to cook what matters to you as a person.

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In this important discussion, Lisa Donovan, Wade Davis, and Kim Severson reflect on the revelations that prompted the #MeToo movement and the reckoning that has resulted from it.

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Chef and owner of the year-old restaurant, Core, Clare Smyth is one of the industries most awarded chefs. Watch her talk from the sixth MAD Symposium here!

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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.

The loving nurturing side of the trade, the instinctive side, I would say the feminine side is being overlooked. Where are all the women chefs?

Margot Henderson 

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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.