Get inside the heads of some gastronomic greats and culinary creatives at Theatre of Ideas supported by The New York Times. Taking place at The House of Food and Wine, this year’s Theatre will see international guests talk edible inspiration, the challenges facing the hospitality industry, and the evolution of eating and drinking. Sam Sifton of The New York Times will be special guest moderator.

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About Sam Sifton

Sam Sifton is the food editor of The New York Times, the founding editor of NYT Cooking and a columnist for The New York Times Magazine. Formerly the national news editor and culture editor, he has also served as The Times's chief restaurant critic. He writes the daily Cooking newsletter delivered to over three million readers and is the author of Thanksgiving: How to Cook It Well.

 

Here are some of the names appearing at the Theatre of Ideas:

Sarah Wilson, Saturday 9 March

Sarah Wilson, Saturday 9 March

From Quitting Sugar to Fighting Food Waste: Sarah Wilson's Story

David McMillan, Saturday 9 March

David McMillan, Saturday 9 March

Surviving the Apocalypse with Frederic Morin and Derek Dammann

Kate Reid, Saturday 9 March

Kate Reid, Saturday 9 March

The Power of Obsession

Frederic Morin, Saturday 9 March

Frederic Morin, Saturday 9 March

Surviving the Apocalypse with David McMillan and Derek Dammann

Jowett Yu, Saturday 9 March

Jowett Yu, Saturday 9 March

Australian Asia, Asian Australia with Dan Hong

Derek Dammann, Saturday 9 March

Derek Dammann, Saturday 9 March

Surviving the Apocalypse with Frederic Morin and David McMillan

Dan Hong, Saturday 9 March

Dan Hong, Saturday 9 March

Australian Asia, Asian Australia with Jowett Yu

Fleur Studd, Sunday 10 March

Fleur Studd, Sunday 10 March

Panel - Are We Running Out of Coffee? with Elika Rowell

James Whetlor, Sunday 10 March

James Whetlor, Sunday 10 March

Panel - Is Sustainability Sustainable? with Jill Dupleix and Alla Wolf-Tasker

Dan Hunter, Sunday 10 March

Dan Hunter, Sunday 10 March

Country, Community, Sustainability: Dan Hunter’s Brae

Jill Dupleix, Sunday 10 March

Jill Dupleix, Sunday 10 March

Panel - Is Sustainability Sustainable? with James Whetlor and Alla Wolf-Tasker

Elika Rowell, Sunday 10 March

Elika Rowell, Sunday 10 March

Panel - Are We Running Out of Coffee? with Fleur Studd

Peter Gilmore, Monday 11 March

Peter Gilmore, Monday 11 March

The Secret Life of Plants

Martin Benn Vicki Wild, Monday 11 March

Martin Benn Vicki Wild, Monday 11 March

Chasing the Muse: Staying Creative in the Kitchen

Vanya Filipovic, Monday 11 March

Vanya Filipovic, Monday 11 March

How to Drink Wine - and Why with Jane Lopes