The James Beard Foundation, in partnership with Natural Gourmet Institute and Slow Food NYC, invites you to Enlightened Eaters.

Enlightened Eaters is an educationally minded series of readings, workshops, discussions, and other programs focusing on health, nutrition, sustainability, and environmental issues. 
To RSVP, visit or call 212.627.2308. There is no charge to attend. Snacks and refreshments will be provided by the Natural Gourmet Institute.​

Founded in 1977 by Annemarie Colbin, Ph.D., Natural Gourmet Institute (NGI) is the leader in health-supportive culinary education. Natural Gourmet Institute’s programs include: a licensed and accredited Chef’s Training Program, intensives, hands-on instruction, demonstrations and lectures for the healthy cooking enthusiast, Certificate Programs that examine in-depth sustainable food topics and a weekly 3-course Friday Night Dinner.

About Slow Food NYC
Slow Food NYC is the New York City chapter of Slow Food, a non-profit, member-supported organization founded in 1989 to counteract the culture of fast food. Slow Food NYC is entirely organized and run by volunteers, drawing talent, expertise, and ambition from our members and friends around the city. We work to create a food system based on the principles of high quality and taste, environmental sustainability, and social justice—in essence, a food system that is good, clean and fair. To learn more or get involved, visit, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter and Instagram.


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