The Perlan Project: Climate Science and Altitude Record
This program has been moved to October 23
Einar Enevoldson, Founder and Chairman, Perlan Project
The Perlan Project is dedicated to building and flying a manned research glider to 90,000 feet in altitude, or “near space”, to study what role the strong stratospheric winds called the “polar vortex,” play in ozone depletion and how they influence global weather patterns. Read more »
Mourad Lahlou, Chef, Aziza, Author, Mourad: New Moroccan
Arriving in California from Marrakesh in 1985 to go to college, a homesick, young Lahlou began to channel memories of watching his mother and aunts as they prepared traditional Moroccan dishes at home. In 2001, he opened Michelin-starred Aziza in San Francisco, named after his mother, where he adopts traditional Moroccan dishes in stunningly creative ways. Read more »
Daniel Paterson, Chef and Owner, Coi, Plum, and Il Cane Rosso
Paterson has long been the poster child for the innovative spirit characteristic of Northern California’s food scene. His culinary artistry invokes all aspects of the palette as well as the distinct flavors of the region.