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MAD Welcomes Magnus Nilsson as Academy Director

It’s our great pleasure to welcome a new member to the MAD team, Magnus Nilsson.

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For Carolyn Steel, the question of how we want to eat in the future is really a question of how we want to live. Using food as a lens, she takes us on a journey to understand the myriad ways in which food has shaped the cities and societies we live in.

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We’ve lost a third of the world’s fertile soil and are slated to lose another third in the next century–geologist David Montgomery tells an optimistic story about the environment.

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As chef Christian Puglisi’s restaurant community, Relae, in Copenhagen expanded, he realized he should not be growing out, but growing deeper–so he started the Farm of Ideas to grow his own produce. At this MAD

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Subhana Barzaghi was the first female Zen Buddhist and Insight Meditation teacher, she reflects on how she grew into the role and found her authentic voice.

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Chef Alanna Sapwell has journeyed through kitchens around the world. Now as head chef at ARC Dining, it’s her turn to set a new standard for leadership.  

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Clarence Slockee and Christian Hampson run Yerrabingin (We Walk Together), Australia’s first Indigenous rooftop farm. Here they share their insights on Indigenous values and models of leadership.

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2020 is an exciting year for MAD and we are looking for someone to join our team and help run our foraging program VILD MAD. MAD is a fast-paced, non-profit organization founded by chef René Redzepi,

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VILD MAD Internship: Winter 2020 2020 is an exciting year for MAD and we are looking for an intern to join our foraging program, VILD MAD (wild food). MAD is a fast-paced non-profit organization founded

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Join us for three talks on cities, soil, and the true value of food Thursday, 31 October 2019 | 19:00-21:30 Charlottenborg, Det Kongelige Danske Kunstakademi Kongens Nytorv 1, 1050 København K For the MAD Academy’s first

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As public interest in food grows, opportunities – and responsibilities – are emerging for cooks and eaters to lead the way in building a fair, healthy and sustainable world. Tickets available here.

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We’re searching for an intern to join the team this Fall. Read on for more information on how to apply.

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**SOLD OUT** MAD is inviting Copenhagen’s local restaurant industry to an open-house conversation to help shape the future of the MAD Academy. First, we’ll tell you about our plans for building a new type of

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Today we’re one step closer to seeing our dream become a reality. The Prime Minister of Denmark and the Danish Minister of Environment and Food have declared that they will support us in the establishment of a Gastro Akademi.

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Ever watched soba noodles crafted in complete silence? What was the journey behind Clare Smyth and the opening of Core? And what happens when Jiro Ono and René Redzepi share a pot of tea?

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We proudly present our very first book series!

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The MAD community extends beyond the big red tent. Together we are making sustainable changes in our food system. Will you join us?

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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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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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In a captivating dialogue led by Lisa Abend, Ben Shewry delves deep into how the harrowing stories of his early career galvanized him as he and his team at Attica strived to a create an equal, safe and fun work environment.

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Jay Fai, with her signature oversized goggles that protect her from grease, opened the stage of the sixth MAD Symposium, demonstrating live how to make her famous crab omelet.

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Former Head Chef of noma, Dan Giusti founded Brigaid in 2016 to improve the quality of school food. Former Head Chef of noma, Dan Giusti founded Brigaid in 2016 to improve the quality of school food.

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Ture Larsen has composed many works and arrangements for theatre, film, jazz ensembles and symphony orchestras. Today, his focus is teaching surgeons to leverage their non-verbal communication skills in the operating room. Randi Beier-Holgersen, Senior

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Trish Nelson is a comedian, actor, and producer with more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry. As the founder of Bantergirl, she helps women create films, television, podcasts, and other projects that

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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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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.