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MAD Academy presents: MAD Monday on a Thursday

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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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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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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When Chef Daniel Patterson wrote this piece for MAD about mental health, we were deeply struck by his honesty and courage. While it speaks specifically to those in the restaurant industry, we feel it’s every bit as relevant today to anyone who struggles with depression or mental illness.

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For chefs, having a restaurant is akin to having a child. But how do you balance the love of that “child” when you become the parent to a living and breathing human. Guided by Munchies

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Chad Frischmann is the Vice President & Research Director at Project Drawdown, where he leads the Drawdown Coalition, Senior Research Team, and Fellowship Programs. Drawdown uses information from multiple fields to propose actionable solutions to

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When meditating, you’re resting two to five times more than when you sleep. Michael Miller teaches regularly all across the globe, introducing the ancient technique of Vedic Meditation in a way that is accessible and relevant to people living in today’s world.

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Jeannette Ehlers is a Danish-Trinidadian multidisciplinary visual artist who aims to disrupt the dominating narratives and replace them with ones that acknowledge the aspects of history that have thus far been ignored. In her talk ‘Rewriting History’, Ehlers discusses how it is possible to reframe history so that it is inclusive to all.

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Kamilla Seidler, named the Best Female Chef in Latin America by the 50 Best Restaurants List, has led kitchens the world over, and has won widespread recognition for her work as head chef of Gustu,

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Vincent Hendricks is a professor of Formal Philosophy at The University of Copenhagen. On stage at the sixth MAD Symposium, Hendricks argues that restaurants need to harness their power and take on responsibility beyond serving food.

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Lynda Obst is one of Hollywood’s most prolific producers. At the Sixth MAD Symposium, Obst shared her eye-opening account of life in the center of the storm, providing us with an insight into a culture of abuse and sexualized narcissism.

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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.