Chef Dan Barber 2013 Giles Symposium (September 30)

Chef Dan Barber is a restaurateur and a food consciousness and sustainability author and advocate. He was named one of Time Magazine’s “Top 100 Most Influential People” in 2009. With a passion for food consciousness, he was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve on the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition. Barber opened his restaurant, Blue Hill, in 2000. Since then, he has received the James Beard Awards for Best Chef: New York City in 2006 and for Outstanding Chef in 2009.

On Sept. 30, Barber will serve as the keynote speaker for the sixth-annual Ray & Mary Giles Symposium on Citizenship and Public Service. His keynote address is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in Te Ata Memorial Auditorium.