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TEDxWindyCity -- Homaro Cantu & Ben Roche -- The Future of Food

Homaro & Ben talk about food replication, the benefits of food recontextualization, and lead the audience through a "flavor-tripping" experience. Homaro Cantu is the owner and executive chef of Moto restaurant, as well as the chairman and founder of Cantu Designs firm in Chicago, Illinois. An inventor, entrepreneur, chef and molecular gastronomer, he became famous for his unconventional approach to cooking -- using a state-of-the-art laboratory based in Moto's kitchen. Ben Roche is the executive pastry chef of Moto Restaurant as well as the director of research and development at Cantu Designs firm. Homaro & Ben collaborate and support eachother's love for science and the culinary arts. Besides working together at Moto and Cantu Designs, they co-host the Green Channel TV show, Future Food, What is TEDx? In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxWINDYCITY, where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxWINDYCITY event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized. This independent TEDx event is operated under license from TED.
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