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restaurant owner , writer , Executive chef

Alice L. Waters, American executive chef, restaurant owner, writer. Fellow: American Academy Arts & Sciences.


Waters, Alice L. was born on April 28, 1944 in Chatham, New Jersey, United States.


Graduate in French Cultural Studies, University California, Berkeley, 1967. Postgraduate, Montessori School, London. Degree (honorary), Mills College, Oakland, California, 1994.


Executive chef, owner Chez Panisse, Berkeley, California, since 1971, Chez Panisse Cafe, Berkeley, since 1980, Cafe Fanny, Berkeley, since 1984. Member advisory board University California, Berkeley. Founder, president board directors Martin Luther King Junior Middle School Edible Schoolyard.

Active The Garden Project, San Francisco. Speaker in field of food safety and health. Founder, director Chez Panisse Foundation.

International governor Slow Food. Visiting dean French Culinary Institute. Honorary trustee American Center Food, Wine and the Arts, Napa.

Board member San Francisco Ferry Plz. Farmers Market, Land Institute, National Committee for Mothers and Others for Pesticide Limits. Advisor Public Voice on Food Safety and Health.



Fellow: American Academy Arts & Sciences.


1 child Fanny.

Fanny Waters