Alice Waters Wins Humanitarian Award and More News

In today's Media Mix, Amanda Cohen on the 'Gods of Food' debate, plus Danny Meyer's next plan

Alice Waters wins WSJ's Humanitarian Award.

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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]