Gotham on a Plate Conference Heads to The New School in April, with Keynote Address from Mimi Sheraton

Restauranteurs, critics, and food writers will discuss the food culture and industry of New York City

“Panelists will delve into everything from the culinary influence of immigrant communities… to the future of dining in New York,” said Andrew Smith, a Food Studies professor at The New School. 

On April 10 and 11, The New School will host Gotham on a Plate: Food and NYC, a conference inviting restauranteurs, food writers, critics, and food policy activists to discuss the food culture of New York City.

The conference will feature a team of panelists who will discuss the food history, industry, and politics of New York City. Mimi Sheraton, the former New York Times restaurant critic, noted food writer, and 70-year resident of Greenwich Village, will deliver the conference’s keynote address.

Other speakers will include food studies professor and public health advocate Marion Nestle, restauranteur Drew Nieporent (Myriad Restaurant Group), Jewish history professor Hasia Diner, New York Times reporter William Grimes, former  New York Times columnist Molly O'Neill, and former Gourmet magazine New York restaurant critic David Rosengarten, among others.

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Gotham on a Plate: Food and NYC is sponsored by the Food Studies program at The New School for Public Engagement, The Julia Child Foundation, and the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation.