Chef and food activist Alice Waters, this year’s Premier Chefs Dinner keynote speaker, on the threads that link diet, health, education
May 15, 2017
| By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service
Alice Waters, a Berkeley, California, chef and owner of the world-renowned Chez Panisse restaurant, will travel to Seattle this week as the keynote speaker of the Premier Chefs Dinner, a fundraising event for Fred Hutch research.
Cancer led him to the kitchen. Now he aims to save the rest of us — and the planet too
May 11, 2016
| By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service
Chef Dan Barber is a man on a mission, and his mission is to change how we eat for our own health and for the health of the planet, which he sees as intertwined.
it was after surviving testicular cancer at 24 that Barber decided to become, as he puts it, a cook. He was driven in part by questions many cancer patients ask: What caused his cells to go rogue? Was diet involved? Could he keep it from happening again?
Members host the annual Premier Chefs Dinner and volunteer to help patients
June 13, 2011
| By Christi Ball Loso
For members of the Magnolia Guild it’s not enough to raise more than $518,000 for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s pancreas cancer research at the 2011 Premier Chefs Dinner. Guild volunteers want to top that total during next year’s culinary event with the help of new members—perhaps with you among them.
Chef Grant Achatz inspires guests with tales of cutting-edge cuisine and cancer treatment
May 30, 2011
| By Christi Ball Loso
“Molecular gastronomist” and cancer survivor chef Grant Achatz headlined the 20th anniversary Premier Chefs Dinner, raising a record $518,000 for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and its pancreas cancer research effort.
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