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Join MAD for the Fall!

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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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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Tickets for the next MAD Symposium are sold out.

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Rafa Tonon wrote about FRUTO, Alex Atala’s conference in Saõ Paulo, Brazil. Find out what happened here.

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Dear friends, Save these dates in 2018! MAD has a big year planned, with a Symposium in Copenhagen, MAD Mondays in Sydney, and Dispatches. Remember that big red tent? MAD’s sixth Symposium will be held in Copenhagen

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Some of our friends have joined forces to raise funds and awareness for MAD. Check out the amazing experiences from Daniel Humm and Will Guidara, Rosio Sanchez, Alice Waters, Dan Barber, Dario Cecchini, Ferran and

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Eva Sarai is a current MAD intern in Copenhagen. She travelled to Denmark to study, and she will return to the US to finish her studies in Psychology and neuroscience at Grinnell College.  Photos in

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Nancy Lee has a PhD in Gender and Cultural Studies from the University of Sydney, Australia. Her dissertation examined the impact of social media and celebrity culture on chefs’ modes of production. She tweets and

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Watch the short documentary from Alex Atala’s team from MAD4 in 2014.

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Stressing out your plants can make them more delicious. Our Dr. Flavor is finding out how.

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Our Head of Research Arielle Johnson and noma Head of R&D Lars Williams break down their quest for flavors at WIRED2015.

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Serving up invasive species as a way to combat the problem, and creating something delicious in the process.

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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.