Last night at The Willard Hotel in Washington D.C., I was honored to attend a Diplomatic Culinary Partnership reception in honor of Global Culinary Leaders.
It was a meeting of Le Club des Chefs des Chefs, with 20 Chefs of Heads of State from around the world in attendance, as well as other American Chef Corps members like myself, such as Bobby Flay, Kevin Sbraga, Rick Bayless, Ming Tsai, and many more.
It’s an incredibly cool program and tonight’s event really brings home the importance of learning about other cultures and sharing ours through the global world of food. If you’re not familiar with the program, in partnership with the James Beard Foundation, the American Chef Corps is a network of chefs from across the country who serve as resources to the Department of State in its efforts to incorporate culinary engagement into its ongoing public diplomacy efforts.
Check out just some of the members who attended last night’s reception…
Read more about our participation in the American Chef Corps and how we styled up another reception for the Diplomatic Culinary Partnership.