Mitchell Davis is the executive vice president of the James Beard Foundation, a cookbook author, a food journalist, and a scholar with a Ph.D. in Food Studies from NYU. With the Beard Foundation for almost 20 years, Davis has created and overseen many important initiatives, most recently an annual conference on sustainability and public health in the food system. He holds a chair on the academy of the London-based Worldâs 50 Best Restaurants program. Davis is host of Taste Matters, a weekly radio show (Wednesdays at 11 a.m.) on The Heritage Radio Network. His most recent cookbook, an electronic collaboration with chef Laurent Gras, called My Provence, won two IACP awards in 2013.
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