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Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: Alice Waters

Event date: 
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Event address: 
The Hill Center
921 Pennsylvania Avenue SE
Washington, DC 20003


Join East City Bookshop at the Hill Center as award-winning journalist, political insider and Capitol Hill resident Bill Press sits down at Hill Center for a one-on-one, thought-provoking conversation with Alice Waters about her memoir, “Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook.”

This is a ticketed event. To purchase your ticket, visit the Hill Center website.


A chef, author, food activist and the founder and owner of Chez Panisse Restaurant in Berkeley, California, AliceWaters has been a champion of local, sustainable agriculture for over four decades. In 1995 she founded the Edible Schoolyard Project, which advocates for a free school lunch for all children and a sustainable food curriculum in every public school. er honors include election as a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2007; the Harvard Medical School’s Global Environmental Citizen Award, which she shared with Kofi Annan in 2008; and her induction into the French Legion of Honor in 2010. In 2015 she was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Obama, proving that eating is a political act, and that the table is a powerful means to social justice and positive change. Alice is the author of fifteen books, including New York Times bestsellers The Art of Simple Food I & II, The Edible Schoolyard: A Universal Idea


Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307718280
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Published: Clarkson Potter Publishers - September 5th, 2017

Chez Panisse Menu Cookbook Cover Image
ISBN: 9780679758181
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Published: Random House - April 18th, 1995

My Pantry: Homemade Ingredients That Make Simple Meals Your Own Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780804185288
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Published: Clarkson Potter Publishers - September 15th, 2015