Culinary Luminaries: Michael Batterberry
Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall (55 West 13th St., 2nd Fl., Manhattan)
A panel with Ariane Batterberry and Beverly Stephen, executive editor of Food Arts, considers the life and work of the late Michael Batterberry. Luis Jaramillo, associate chair of the Writing Program, moderates. With his wife, Ariane, Michael Batterberry founded the groundbreaking national food magazines Food Arts, by and for food and beverage professionals, and Food and Wine; both are still in publication. He and Ariane wrote more than 15 books on food, entertaining, art, and social history. In 2010, Ariane and Michael Batterberry received the James Beard Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Sponsored by the New School Writing Program and the Food Studies program.