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There’s an open secret about cooking: Making fresh meals from scratch is not only better for your health and for the planet, it’s also much easier than you think! The advent of the TV dinner caused rates of home cooking in the US to plunge, but chef, food scientist, and critic Laurent Adamowicz is bringing it back. Watch in virtual reality or in real time onstage as Laurent creates a delicious dinner while explaining that a just little more time in the kitchen could do our health and our planet a lot of good.


About the Speaker

Laurent Adamowicz

Laurent Adamowicz

Founder and Chairman of EChO – Eradicate Childhood Obesity Foundation, a not-for-profit health technology and research organization with a mission to improve overall public health of children and reduce the cost of healthcare associated with poor nutrition and childhood obesity. Since 2010, Laurent is also a member of the Nutrition Round Table at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the founder and President of Bon’App, a social enterprise that improves access to, and quality of, nutrition education.

Born and raised in Paris, France, Laurent holds a BA in International Affairs from ESCP-Europe, a Master in Business Administration from the Wharton School, a Master of Arts in Socio-Cultural Anthropology from Columbia University in New York, and is a Senior Fellow of the Advanced Leadership Initiative at Harvard University.