“The Next Big Bite” presented by the New York Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier featured a panel discussion on the future of food led by Dana Cowin, host of Speaking Broadly and the former editor of Food & Wine magazine.

Panelists included:

  • Melissa ClarkThe New York Times food columnist and cookbook author
  • Kerry Heffernan, Executive Chef, Grand Banks restaurant, NY
  • Padma Lakshmi, Co-host Top Chef; actress, food expert, model, and award-winning author
  • Pascaline Lepeltier, MS, Instructor, Court of Master Sommeliers at the International Culinary Center, Master Sommelier, and author
  • Missy Robbins, Chef/Owner, Lilia Restaurant, Brooklyn, NY
  • Susan Ungaro, President of The James Beard Foundation