Wed., June 14th, 2017: Nina Teicholz, Author, Topic: A Culinary Investigation with the NY Times Bestselling author of ‘The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet’


Wednesday, June 14th, 2017,  6:30pm
Nina Teicholz

Topic: “A Culinary Investigation with the NY Times Bestselling author of “The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet”

The Chef & The Doctor: 2017 Series

Dialogue & Multi-Course Dinner 

Bouley Botanical
281 Church Street, TriBeCa

$150 + Tax & Gratuity

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Join us at Bouley Botanical as an award winning investigative journalist reveals the unthinkable: that everything we thought we knew about dietary fats is wrong.

This version of “ The Chef and the Doctor” – our series of health-focused, multi-course culinary experiences featuring world renowned doctors and Chef David Bouley – will feature Nina Teicholz and Chef Bouley demonstrating why meat, butter and cheese belong in a healthy diet.

Nina will discuss her revolutionary and NY Times Bestselling book “The Big Fat Surprise.” The Economist named it the best science book of 2014 and called it a “nutrition thriller.” The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Mother Jones, Library Journal and Kirkus Reviews named it a Best Book of 2014.

Nina’s presentation will be followed by a presentation-inspired multi-course dinner created and prepared by Chef David Bouley, accompanied by a wine program curated by Beverage Director Adrien Falcon.

About Nina Teicholz:

Nina Teicholz is an investigative journalist and author of the International (and New York Times) bestseller, The Big Fat Surprise (Simon & Schuster). The Economist named it #1 science book of 2014, and it was also named a 2014 *Best Book* by the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Mother Jones, and Library Journal, The Big Fat Surprise has upended the conventional wisdom on dietary fat and challenged the very core of our nutrition policy. A review of the book in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition said, “This book should be read by every nutritional science professional..” A former editor of the British Medical Journal said, “Teicholz has done a remarkable job in analysing [the] weak science, strong personalities, vested interests, and political expediency” of nutrition science. Before taking a deep dive into researching nutrition science for nearly a decade, Teicholz was a reporter for National Public Radio and also contributed to many publications, including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, The New Yorker, and The Economist. She attended Yale and Stanford where she studied biology and majored in American Studies. She has a master’s degree from Oxford University and served as associate director of the Center for Globalization and Sustainable Development at Columbia University. She lives in New York city.

The Chef & The Doctor:

2017  Dinner Series

Please join us for a series of health-focused, multi-course culinary experiences featuring world renowned doctors and Chef David Bouley.

$150 per person, plus tax and service
6:30pm at Bouley Botanical
281 Church Street, TriBeCa

For guest doctors’ biographies and further event details, please click the photos below:

The ‘Chef and the Doctor’ events begin with a reception at 6:30 pm, featuring passed canapés and a specialty health tonic cocktail. Guests will have the opportunity to mingle in the company of the guest doctor. Chef Bouley will then prepare a multicourse menu with wine pairing featuring products and ingredients to address the topic of the evening. The doctor will present during the event and be available for all questions and answers.

‘The Chef and the Doctor’ event ticket price of $197 includes tax and gratuity. 

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