Dan Barber Chef, USA

The Taste of Wheat

Dan Barber is a chef and co-owner of the Blue Hill restaurants in New York City and Tarrytown, New York. He received a B.A. in English at the Tufts University in 1992 and later studied at the French Culinary Institute.

He was won numerous James Beard Awards, was named one of Time‘s most influential people in 2009, and his writings on food and agricultural policy have appeared in the New York Times, Gourmet, The Nation, Saveur and Food & Wine. Barber was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve on the President’s Council on Physical Fitness, Sports and Nutrition. He is also a member of the Advisory Board to the Harvard Medical School Center for Health and The Global Environment.

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