Recently I had the opportunity to interview two leaders in the food and wine industry, both using their influence for positive change. Follow the links to read the full story on my Forbes column. Thank you for helping to share and spread the word about these projects.
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Anthony Myint, San Francisco-based environmental activist, chef, restaurateur, author and food consultant has been awarded the 2019 Basque Culinary World Prize.
The Basque Culinary World Prize awards a single winner with €100,000 based on their “transformative” good works in the fields of education, health, research, sustainability, social entrepreneurship and economic development.
The award is offered by the Basque Government parallel with the Euskadi-Basque Country Strategy and the Basque Culinary Center. This is the fourth and largest contest to date, and Myint was chosen from a pool of 230 nominees from 42 countries including 150 chefs.