All around the world, cities are developing strategies around Food & Gastronomy.
offering employment & entrepreneurship opportunities,
Improving sustainability and health of citizens,
promoting the local culture to visitors,
developing social cohesion … there are many outcomes to a well-designed local food strategy.
Created by Délice Network, the series “Cities at the Table” aims to shed light on how different cities are working on food: their priorities, their values, and their accomplishments.
Through a discussion and a shared meal between a Policy Maker, a Chef & a local food specialist, dive into the food cultures of the Délice Network cities and understand their work!
Chef Matthew Knight welcomes Councilor Paulette Hamilton & food activist Yumna Hussen in his kitchen….at Hillstone Primary School!
Together they will share a meal and discuss the key priorities for Birmingham: bringing good food into schools, promoting the diversity of food cultures, and growing a food movement, through action from local communities to international partnerships like Food Cities 2022.
Discover the Birmingham Food Revolution!
Restaurant owner Diane Dupré La Tour welcomes Bocuse D'Or candidate Naïs Pirollet and Lyon city representative Gautier Chapuis to “Les Petites Cantines,” a participatory neighborhood kitchen in Lyon.
Around a nice meal, they discuss and share their experiences with cooking and gastronomy. And discuss the following topic: Universal access to good food. Especially by promoting local production and easing access to good and organic/local food.
We discover the city of Pune, India. Gayatri Desai, chef, and owner of the Ground Up restaurant in Pune, welcomes journalist & eco-entrepreneur Irisha Poonawalla and Board Director at Mahratta Chamber of Commerce of Industries and Agriculture, Rujuta Jagtap.
They come together to discuss three topics, Food Culture, Sustainability, and a Unified Food Sector, by promoting Pune’s local food and fostering local and chemical-free agriculture. All this around a delicious meal cooked by Gayatri.