A host of leading chefs from around the world will be part of the upcoming virtual event: Food Meets Hope by S.Pellegrino, live-streamed here, at 15.00 UK time, on Tuesday, 13 October. Tune in as they share their stories from the front line, as well as their hopes and dreams for the future of the restaurant industry.
Here's the incredible line-up:
TUESDAY 13 OCTOBER
15:00 – Food Meets Hope by S.Pellegrino
African-American chef, Erick Williams, from southern American restaurant Virtue in Chicago, will share his dreams for a more just and equitable future.
The US-Mexican chef and restaurateur Daniela Soto-Innes from Cosme in New York was voted the World’s Best Female Chef. She will give a powerful testimony on the theme of inclusivity.
Chef Ivan Brehm of Nouri in Singapore advocates new perspectives on identity via his ‘crossroads cuisine’ concept, which highlights the similarities and connections we all share across cultures.
Dominique Crenn, chef and owner of a series of revered venues in San Francisco, including three-Michelin-starred Atelier Crenn,will bring her usual passion to the discussion, tackling topics such as Covid-19, racial injustice and climate crisis in the US.
The two-Michelin-starred chef-owner of Germany’s top-ranked Restaurant Tim Raue (Berlin) joins the panel debate ready to contribute his ideas on the future of restaurants.
The pioneering chef from Amber in Hong Kong, and culinary director for the Mandarin Oriental group, will discuss trying to reshape the luxury restaurant model amid intermittent hospitality lockdowns and political crackdowns in Hong Kong.
Francesco Martucci from I Masanielli in the Campania region of Italy has been named the best pizzaiolo in the world for a third year running. See the full list as well as all the international winners.
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