Alice Waters Wins Humanitarian Award And More News

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Starbucks to Hire Veterans: The coffee company has pledged to hire 10,000 veterans and military spouses within the next five years. [LA Times]

Alice Waters' Humanitarian Award: WSJ Magazine names the chef the winner of their Humanitarian Award for "re-engineer[ing] the way children eat," and "mak[ing] the world a more edible place." [WSJ]

Amanda Cohen on 'Gods of Food': The chef behind Dirt Candy puts pen to paper in this scathing response to TIME's 'Gods of Food' issues, and the editor's reasons for leaving female chefs out. [Eater]

Nestlé Sells Jenny Craig: The food company has sold the Jenny Craig weight management company to private equity firm North Castle Partners. No word on whether this will change any of your diet plans; probably not. [Food and Drink Europe]

Danny Meyer to Open in Downtown Brooklyn: The restaurateur will open a new café out of the Theatre for a New Audience. [Grub Street]