Yale and MAD Partner to Lead New Discourse for Chefs

September 24, 2015

Yale University and MAD, a Danish non-profit dedicated to improving food culture, announced a partnership to develop a new leadership institute for chefs. This program, to be piloted next spring at Yale, will help create and curate new discussions among leading chefs as their influence continues to develop past the walls of the restaurant.

“Our goal is to help chefs take action,” says René Redzepi, founder of MAD—the Danish word for “food”—and chef-patron of noma, widely considered one of the world’s most influential restaurants. “Partnering with Yale is an opportunity to realize the potential we believe the chefs have to…