Tag: chefs

Thesis Review and Discussion: The Metamorphosis of Greek Cuisine

kgraf , April 29th, 2021


Kapari Deli in Athens city centre, Greece Photographs by Nafsika Papacharalampous If you have written a recent thesis in the Anthropology of Food or would like to review…


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Review: Making Modern Meals

dsutton20 , October 22nd, 2018


Making Modern Meals: How Americans Cook Today. Amy B. Trubek. University of California Press. 2017. 320pp. ISBN: 9780520289239. Katharina Graf SOAS-University of London Making Modern Meals is a…


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Leigh Chavez-Bush’s “Chefs, Cuisine, and Convergence”

| , May 7th, 2018


My dissertation explores media networks within the Chicago culinary industry. At three fieldwork sites I conducted participant observation and employee ethnography with media producers, chefs, and sof…


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Culinary Catalysts and Scientific Shifts: Peruvian Quinoa in the Age of Genetics and Gastronomy

Nina Oria-Loureiro , April 19th, 2017


Chef Maguiña with Adam Gamwell. Property of Adam Gamwell. This episode of This Anthropological Life presents a little differently from our normal episodes. The Society for Applied Anthropology…


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Culinary Catalysts and Scientific Shifts: Peruvian Quinoa in the Age of Genetics and Gastronomy

Nina Oria-Loureiro , April 19th, 2017


Chef Maguiña with Adam Gamwell. Property of Adam Gamwell. This episode of This Anthropological Life presents a little differently from our normal episodes. The Society for Applied Anthropology…


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Activist Chefs and the Food Movement

foodanthro , February 16th, 2016


David Beriss University of New Orleans A few weeks ago, Greg de St. Maurice wrote an intriguing piece on this blog about chef activism. He drew on the…


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Chefs as activists–Daniel Giusti takes on America’s school lunches

Greg de St. Maurice , February 3rd, 2016


Greg de St. Maurice Ryukoku University Chefs today wield a great deal of influence. They are (or are expected to be) simultaneously artisans, entrepreneurs, activists, and celebrities. In…


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