When Alice Waters opened her "little French restaurant" in Berkeley in 1971, no one anticipated the indelible mark it would leave on the culinary landscape -- least of all Alice, who now retraces the events that led her there.
About the Author
ALICE WATERS is the executive chef, founder, and owner of Chez Panisse Restaurant and Cafe in Berkely, California. She founded the Edible Schoolyard and has received the French Legion of Honor, WSJ Magazine Humanitarian Innovator Award, and three James Beard Awards. Alice is Vice President of Slow Food International and the author of thirteen books. Her most recent books are My Pantry, The Art of Simple Food II, 40 Years of Chez Panisse, and In the Green Kitchen. She lives in Berkeley, California.