Channel Videos from MAD

What is a Good Life? | Carolyn Steel | MAD Monday
2,040 views - 12/18/19
For British architect, Carolyn Steel, the question of how we want to eat in the future is really a question of how we want to live. Food...
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Restore the Soil and Feed Tomorrow | David Montgomery | MAD Monday
1,111 views - 12/18/19
We’ve lost a third of the world’s fertile soil and are slated to lose another third in the next century–this is an optimistic story about...
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Get On Your Knees (and Bring Gastronomy with You) | Christian Puglisi | MAD Monday
687 views - 12/18/19
As chef Christian Puglisi’s restaurant community, Relæ, in Copenhagen expanded, he realized he should not be growing out, but growing...
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How to Lead in a No-Ego Kitchen | Alanna Sapwell | Sydney MAD Monday
1,063 views - 12/14/19
Chef Alanna Sapwell has journeyed through kitchens around the world, experiencing different leadership styles in each. Now as head chef,...
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Leaders are the Glue, Not the Light | Clarence Slockee & Christian Hampson | Sydney MAD Monday
477 views - 12/14/19
Clarence Slockee and Christian Hampson run Yerrabingin (We Walk Together), Australia’s first Indigenous rooftop farm that interweaves...
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Get Out of Your Own Way | Subhana Barzaghi | Sydney MAD Monday
375 views - 12/14/19
Propelled into her role as the first female Zen Buddhist and Insight Meditation teacher, Subhana Barzaghi didn’t have other women role...
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Love and Resilience | Graham Long | Sydney MAD Mondays
4,039 views - 12/19/18
Reverend Graham Long, Pastor and CEO Emeritus of the Wayside Chapel in Sydney, is someone whose life is woven into the community fabric...
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Rediscovering Food Through Resilience | Indira Naidoo | Sydney MAD Mondays
638 views - 12/19/18
Indira Naidoo, journalist, broadcaster, author and food activist, tells the story of her journey from news reading to finding meaning...
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Cultural Resilience | Lydia Miller | Sydney MAD Mondays
678 views - 12/19/18
Lydia Miller is a Kuku Yalanji woman and the Executive Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts at Australia’s national...
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Resilient Restaurants | Josh Niland, Fish Butchery | Sydney MAD Mondays
7,859 views - 12/19/18
Josh Niland, Chef and Owner of Saint Peter restaurant and Fish Butchery, shares the stories of resilience behind his restaurant’s success...
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Preserving Identity Through Coffee Traceability | Arthur Karuletwa
3,179 views - 11/30/18
Arthur Karuletwa is a native of Rwanda, but lived as a refugee in Uganda and Kenya in the 1990's. Today, he sees coffee as a source of...
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MAD: A Global Cooking Community with an Appetite for Change
7,819 views - 11/27/18
Recognizing that food is inseparable from some of our most pressing global challenges, MAD unites a global cooking community with a...
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Conducting the Kitchen | Ture Larsen & Randi Beier-Holgersen
1,209 views - 11/23/18
Ture Larsen has composed many works and arrangements for theatre, film, jazz ensembles and symphony orchestras. Today, his focus is...
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Bridging The Gap Between Men and Women | Jytte Vikkelsøe
792 views - 11/23/18
Jytte Vikkelsøe is a Copenhagen based psychologist and author whose research focuses on conflict resolution and the complex dynamics of...
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Links Between the Culinary and Music Industries | Nina Persson & Tatiana Levha
753 views - 11/23/18
Nina Persson is the lead singer of the Swedish band The Cardigans. She kicks off day two of the sixth MAD Symposium in performance with...
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What Does Courage Look Like | Trish Nelson
1,507 views - 11/09/18
Trish Nelson is a comedian, actor, and producer with more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry. As the founder of...
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Nobody Puts Baby In The... Kitchen | M. Orlando, N. Ekstedt, S. Barr, T. Lehva & L. Hinnerskov
991 views - 11/04/18
For chefs, having a restaurant is akin to having a child. But how do you balance the love of that “child” when you become the parent to a...
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How To Reverse Climate Change  | Chad Frischmann
2,415 views - 10/25/18
Chad Frischmann is the Vice President & Research Director at Project Drawdown, where he leads the Drawdown Coalition, Senior Research...
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On Food, Authenticity, and Culture | Romy Gill
1,408 views - 10/12/18
Romy Gill is the self-taught chef and owner of Romy’s Kitchen, a Punjabi/Bengali Indian restaurant in Bristol where she combines...
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Owning It  | Rosio Sanchez
9,168 views - 10/11/18
The Mexican-American daughter of two immigrants, Rosio Sanchez has been instrumental in introducing Mexican cuisine to Denmark. After...
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What It Takes To Open Your Own Restaurant  | Clare Smyth, Chef and Owner of Core
12,375 views - 10/03/18
Chef and owner of the year-old restaurant, Core, Clare Smyth is one of the industries most awarded chefs. As the head chef of Restaurant...
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Finding Peace in the Kitchen and the Mind | Michael Miller
3,330 views - 09/21/18
Michael Miller is the co-founder of the London and New York Meditation Center. Miller regularly teaches all across the globe, introducing...
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#MeToo, Now What? | Kim Severson, Wade Davis & Lisa Donovan
465 views - 09/21/18
New York Times' national food correspondent Kim Severson won a Pulitzer Prize for her reporting on sexual harassment in the workplace in...
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Rewriting History  | Jeannette Ehlers
1,570 views - 09/20/18
Jeannette Ehlers is a Danish-Trinidadian multi disciplinary visual artist who aims to disrupt the dominating narratives and replace them...
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No More Cock-Rock | Ben Shewry
4,254 views - 09/18/18
At his restaurant, Attica, New Zealand-born Ben Shewry showcases both: his interests (Australian culture, Indigenous ingredients, music,...
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Why Is What You Do Important? | Vincent Hendricks
2,990 views - 09/11/18
Vincent Hendricks is a professor of Formal Philosophy at The University of Copenhagen and Director of the Center for Information and...
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Am I Good Enough? | Kamilla Seidler
2,350 views - 09/11/18
Kamilla Seidler, named the Best Female Chef in Latin America by the 50 Best Restaurants List, has led kitchens the world over, and has...
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What On Earth Just Happened | Lynda Obst
1,306 views - 09/11/18
Lynda Obst is one of Hollywood’s most prolific producers. Obst has been credited with inventing the contemporary Romcom. Her films have...
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Feeding A Million | Dan Giusti, Founder of Brigaid
6,820 views - 09/09/18
Former Head Chef of noma, Dan Giusti founded Brigaid in 2016 to improve the quality of school food. He’s gathered professional chefs and...
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Jay Fai's Famous Crab Omelet
94,249 views - 08/31/18
Fai owns Raan Jay Fai, Thailand’s first “Street Food” restaurant to win a Michelin star, and one of only three street food restaurants in...
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How to Meet Demand for Australian Bushfoods | Sydney MAD Mondays
647 views - 06/09/18
This discussion is part of the Sydney MAD Monday event on Indigenous Foodways, April 16 2018. Sydney MAD Mondays is a collaboration...
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Indigenous Australian Bushfoods | Gayle Quarmby
583 views - 06/09/18
Gayle Quarmby of Outback Pride Project, the largest bushfood-growing organisation in Australia, shares how her company provides...
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Migration, Family, and Farming | Palisa Anderson
1,990 views - 06/09/18
Palisa Anderson, director of Sydney restaurant Chat Thai and first generation farmer of Boon Luck Farm, shared stories from her...
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Aboriginal Elder Charles Madden: Indigenous Foodways
620 views - 06/09/18
Aboriginal Elder, Uncle Charles Madden, officially welcomes guests of MAD, Carriageworks and Kylie Kwong's Sydney MAD Monday to Gadigal...
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The Stories that Define Australia | Nicole Watson
337 views - 06/06/18
A member of the Birri-Gubba People and the Yugambeh language group, novelist and scholar Nicole Watson of the University of Sydney Law...
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Respect For the Sacred Land | Uncle Max Dulumunmun Harrison
2,030 views - 06/06/18
Indigenous Australian Elder Uncle Max Dulumunmun Harrison, an initiated Yuin man and the knowledge holder and teacher of the guides at...
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What If We Were All Foragers? | René Redzepi
334 views - 03/27/18
"Let's picture a world in which we all look beyond the lines separating the wild, the urban, the rural." ~René Redzepi VILD MAD –...
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Why did René Redzepi Launch the Foraging Program VILD MAD (Wild Food)?
896 views - 03/27/18
René Redzepi started the foraging initiative VILDMAD in 2017. VILD MAD – Danish for wild food – is a program designed to teach you to...
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Introducing the Foraging Program VILD MAD/Wild Food
866 views - 03/27/18
VILD MAD – Danish for wild food – is a program designed to teach you to read the landscape and to discover its culinary potential....
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Cooking Session for VILD MAD | Thorsten Schmidt
473 views - 03/27/18
Thorsten Schmidt, head chef of Restaurant Barr, cooked up some recipes with wild ingredients for VILDMAD. Watch to hear about some of the...
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Soba Master Tatsuru Rai Demonstrates His Craft
1,486 views - 03/27/18
A hypnotic moment of calm and tranquility provided by soba master Tatsuru Rai at MAD4. About MAD: MAD is a non-profit transforming our...
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Beets, Ubiquity, and Uniqueness | Daniel Patterson
294 views - 03/27/18
At MAD1, Daniel Patterson discusses the beet and the challenge to transform something that is so ubiquitous into something unique and...
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Burns' Night | Ben Reade & Harry MacFadyen
614 views - 03/27/18
In the summer of 2013 two native Scots, Ben Reade & Harry MacFadyen, helped us celebrate Burns' Night at #MAD3. Ben made us a dream...
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Food Research in Restaurants Vs. Academia | Arielle Johnson
191 views - 03/27/18
MAD's head of scientific research discusses why she left academia. Here she speaks about the potentials of fermentation to turn trash...
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Exploring Cooking Beyond the Kitchen | Wylie Dufresne
635 views - 03/27/18
In Wylie Dufresne's speech from MAD2, he describes how realizing that he knew very little about cooking—and his desire to know more—has...
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Bringing Nutrition and Hummingbirds to My Community | Ron Finley
321 views - 03/27/18
Ron Finley grew up in the food desert of South Los Angeles. In 2010, fed up with the lack of nutritious options available to his...
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Breaking the Rules | Roy Choi
475 views - 03/27/18
Los Angeles chef Roy Choi, known to most as the man who set in motion the food truck movement with his Kogi BBQ truck, explains in this...
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Classical Music is Like a Well-Executed Meal | Paul Rozin
452 views - 03/27/18
Paul Rozin is a professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. Over the last 25 years, the major focus of his research has...
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Culinary Injustice | Michael Twitty
226 views - 03/27/18
Michael W. Twitty speaking at MAD3 about what drives his pursuit of piecing together a lost culinary history. About MAD: MAD is a...
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What is Authenticity? | Jonathan Gold
763 views - 03/27/18
Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer Jonathan Gold speaks about how authenticity is both essential and irrelevant at MAD 3. About MAD: MAD...
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The Future of Fish | Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall
194 views - 03/27/18
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall successfully campaigned the EU to change laws about fishing discards across Europe. Check out...
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Chefs and Jedi Knights | F. Henderson & T. Gulliver
1,321 views - 03/27/18
Fergus Henderson is an English chef. Fergus has founded St John restaurant on St John Street in London that was awarded a Michelin star...
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How to Take it to the Next Level | David Chang
761 views - 03/27/18
Drawing upon an analogy from Gattaca, David Chang shares inspirational words at MAD 3. About MAD: MAD is a non-profit transforming our...
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The Audacity of Hope... | D. Bowien & A. Myint
308 views - 03/27/18
Danny Bowien and Anthony Myint of Mission Chinese Food discuss Mission Street Food and their appetite for kitchen challenges, delicious...
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My Greatest Fear | Alain Ducasse
272 views - 03/27/18
At MAD3, Alain Ducasse was asked what his greatest fear was. This was his reply. About MAD: MAD is a non-profit transforming our food...
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It's Time to Act | Eric Archambeau
603 views - 02/14/18
Eric Archambeau is a venture capitalist and chairman of the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation. About MAD: MAD is a non-profit transforming...
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Techniques of the Past for the Future | Jacques Pépin
197,188 views - 02/14/18
Jacques Pépin is a chef, author, and television host, as well as the dean of the International Culinary Center in New York City. Jacques...
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Managing Talent |  Sydney Finkelstein
823 views - 02/14/18
Sydney Finkelstein shares insight into his research on some of the worlds most powerful bosses to help us understand how to seek, develop...
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Feeding the Restaurant Beast | Kat Kinsman
1,895 views - 02/14/18
Kat Kinsman is a writer and editor based in New York City, currently Senior Food & Drinks Editor at Time Inc.’s Extra Crispy. Her debut...
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Join Us at Noma on Opening Night | René Redzepi
2,111 views - 12/13/17
*Competition has ended* Support MAD and join us at noma opening night. Here’s how: http://bit.ly/Dine-At-Noma2-You
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What Gives Me Appetite | Chido Govera, Mushroom Farmer
399 views - 11/15/17
Chido Govera is teaching mushroom cultivation to hundreds of people in Zimbabwe, Tanzania, South Africa, the Congo and also women from...
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The Role of Avantgarde Cuisine | Ferran Adrià
2,393 views - 10/30/17
In 1983, a 22-year-old Ferran Adrià took over the kitchen of the traditional French restaurant El Bulli on the Spanish Costa Brava. In...
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The Contemporary Status of Agriculture | Vandana Shiva
1,532 views - 10/25/17
Vandana Shiva has been fighting industrialized and commodified food systems since the 1980s. In her presentation at #MAD3 she describes...
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How Relæ Became the First Organic Michelin Restaurant | Christian Puglisi
1,392 views - 10/12/17
Christian Puglisi shares the story of opening the Michelin-starred Relae on a drug-infested street in Copenhagen and explains what it...
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Burning the Candle at Both Ends | Angela Dimayuga
2,738 views - 10/04/17
Angela Dimayuga is the executive chef of Mission Chinese Food in New York City. Like many chefs who are working to change the industry...
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Working With the Family | J.Téllez & R.Magaña
541 views - 10/04/17
Head chef Téllez and Magaña, chef de cuisine, from restaurant Laja in Ensenada, Mexico. Situated in the beautiful Valle de Guadalupe in...
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Tomorrow's Kitchen Starts on the Farm | Carlo Petrini
1,545 views - 10/04/17
Carlo Petrini is a food activist born in the province of Cuneo in Italy. He is the founder of the International Slow Food Movement. In...
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Kitchen Solidarity | José Andrés, Nobel Peace Prize Nominee
6,260 views - 10/04/17
José Andrés is nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in 2019 for his humanitarian work with his non-profit World Central Kitchen. The...
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Treasures in the Woods and Fields | Miles Irving
528 views - 09/27/17
For over a decade Miles Irving has been reviving forgotten ingredients, serving the finest seasonal foraged produce to the best chefs &...
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Vivre la Cuisine | Michel Bras
6,887 views - 09/21/17
Michel Bras is one of the most iconic chefs that have ever lived. He was born to a blacksmith–father and chef–mother in Gabriac in 1946....
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Coquina et Naturali Vinorum | Iñaki Aizpitarte
1,259 views - 09/21/17
The youngest of five children, Iñaki Aizpitarte was born in Besançon from Spanish relatives fleeing from the Franco dictatorship in...
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Insects & Plants Together for Life | Alex Atala
3,007 views - 09/21/17
Alex Atala began his career at 19 in Belgium, at the École Hôtelière de Namur. He went on to work at Jean-Pierre Bruneau’s 3-star...
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Make Food Not War | Kamal Mouzawak
577 views - 09/21/17
Kamal Mouzawak created the first farmers’ market in Beirut, Souk el-Tayeb, which preserves food traditions and the culture of sustainable...
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How Will Future Food Systems Differ? | Hans Herren
576 views - 09/21/17
Hans Herren was appointed president of the Millennium Institute in May 2005. Prior to this, he was director-general of the International...
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The Power of Food | Gastón Acurio
3,969 views - 09/21/17
Gastón Acurio is a Peruvian chef and ambassador of Peruvian cuisine. He is the owner of international restaurants and author of several...
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A Very Delicious Sheep Brain | S.Nutter & V.Wågman
1,509 views - 06/08/15
“We just had to make it work,” says chef Sam Nutter of the first days of Bror, which he and Victor Wagman opened on a shoestring budget...
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A Waste of Waste | Arielle Johnson, Flavor Scientist
1,309 views - 06/08/15
MAD's former Head of Research speaks about the potentials of fermentation to turn trash into gastronomic treasure. About MAD: MAD is a...
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The Full Cycle of Restaurant Amass | Matt Orlando
3,113 views - 06/08/15
In this video from our latest MAD Monday, which had “Trash or Treasure” as its theme, the rising star chef Matt Orlando, of Copenhagen’s...
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A Future Without Waste | Ida Auken
4,745 views - 06/08/15
Ida Auken is MP for the Danish party Radikale Venstre and the former Minister of the Enviroment. She has written extensively about...
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The Role of Cooking in the Future of Food | Mark Emil  Hermansen
588 views - 05/14/15
Mark Emil Hermansen speaks at The World Bank about the role of cooking in the future of food. About MAD: MAD is a non-profit...
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The Future of Food | D. Chang & J. Yong Kim
2,323 views - 05/14/15
Jim Yong Kim, M.D., Ph.D. is the President of the World Bank Group. Soon after he became president in July 2012, the organization...
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Food Production Fosters Sustainable Development | Chido Govera
1,222 views - 05/14/15
Chido Govera, a citizen of Zimbabwe, is a Social Entrepreneur and founder of The Future of Hope Foundation. Through her foundation, Chido...
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Empowerment Through Cooking | David Hertz
301 views - 04/22/15
David Hertz founded Gastromotiva in 2006, the first socio-gastronomic business in Brazil that uses the potential and responsibility of...
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Jiro Ono and René Redzepi Have a Cup of Tea
815,604 views - 04/16/15
A conversation between chef René Redzepi and sushi master Jiro Ono. About MAD: MAD is a non-profit transforming our food system by...
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Copenhagen is Buzzing: Bees, Cities & Our Common Future  | Jacqueline McGlade
396 views - 04/07/15
Jacqueline McGlade is a leading marine biologist and environmental informatics professor. Her research focuses on the spatial and...
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Urban Food Systems | Thomas Harttung, Founder of Aarstiderne
808 views - 04/07/15
Thomas Harttung is an organic farmer and forester at Barritskov Farm in Denmark, since 1984. In 1996, he founded Barritskov Vegetable...
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From Wild to Tame and Back Again | Tor Nørretranders
2,161 views - 04/07/15
Tor Nørretranders is a Danish author of non-fiction and popular science His books and lectures have primarily been focused on science and...
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All Food Has Been Alive | Søren Wiuff, Farmer
1,933 views - 04/07/15
Søren Wiuff is one of the most prominent and forward-thinking farmers in Denmark. Taking over the family farm at Brogård, in the...
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Beyond the Animal Model | Stefano Mancuso
2,763 views - 04/07/15
Stefano Mancuso is a founder of the study of plant neurobiology, which explores signalling and communication at all levels of biological...
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A Short History of the Beet | Daniel Patterson
2,491 views - 04/07/15
Daniel Patterson is an American chef, restaurateur and food writer; he is also considered a leading proponent of California cuisine. A...
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Wild Flavours of England | Miles Irving, Forager
1,861 views - 04/07/15
Miles Irving makes his living out of foraging and supplies of wild food to the restaurant trade. He is one of Europe’s most respected...
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An Introduction to the First MAD Symposium  | René Redzepi
3,822 views - 04/07/15
René Redzepi has re-invented the Nordic kitchen through his restaurant noma and is currently one of the most influential and quoted...
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The Cycle of Love | Ben Shewry, Chef and Owner of Attica
8,072 views - 04/07/15
Ben Shewry is born and raised in humble and rural North Taranaki, New Zealand. He determined at age five that he would be a chef and...
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Food Microbiology: An Overlooked Frontier | David Chang
24,969 views - 04/07/15
David Chang is chef/owner of the Momofuku restaurant group, which includes Momofuku Noodle Bar, Momofuku Ssäm Bar, Má Pêche, Milk Bar,...
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The Flavours of Plants| Harold McGee, Author
12,638 views - 04/07/15
Harold McGee is a world-renowned authority on the chemistry of foods and cooking. He has written two seminal books on kitchen science: On...
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How Good Food Can Save Our Planet | Dr. Molly Jahn
547 views - 04/07/15
Molly Jahn is the dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prior to this, she was a...
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Wild Plants & Culinary Creativity | Francois Couplan
1,733 views - 04/07/15
François Couplan is an ethnobotanist and French writer, specialising in traditional uses of wild and cultivated plants, which he has...
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Natural & Cultural Ecosystems | Andoni Aduriz
856 views - 04/07/15
Andoni Aduriz was born in Donostia and began his career in the kitchen of a pizzeria, where he worked during school holidays and at...
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Fäviken: How We Do Things | Magnus Nilsson
6,219 views - 04/07/15
Magnus Nilsson is the chef of Fäviken Magasinet in northern Sweden and one of the world’s most exciting young chefs. Raised not far from...
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Opening a Restaurant is Scary | Tatiana Levha, Co-Owner of Le Servan
5,605 views - 02/23/15
Tatiana Levha is a chef who trained under Pascal Barbot at l’Astrance and Alain Passard at l’Arpège before teaming up with her sister...
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Loco'l: Fast Food Made With Ideology | R. Choi & D. Patterson
1,800 views - 02/23/15
Daniel Patterson and Roy Choi are chefs based on the west coast of the United States. After meeting at MAD in 2013, they decided to join...
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