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Alice Waters

American,  Chef
Total Quotes : 90
Needs Elitist Everybody

I feel that good food should be a right and not a privilege, and it needs to be without pesticides and herbicides. And everybody deserves this food. And that's not elitist.

- Alice Waters

Matter Germany Needless

Food should be cheap, and labor should be cheap, and everything should be the same no matter where you go; whether it's a McDonald's in Germany or one in California, it should be the same. And this message is destroying cultures around the world. Needless to say, agriculture goes with it.

- Alice Waters

Feel Understand I Feel

I feel it is an obligation to help people understand the relation of food to agriculture and the relationship of food to culture.

- Alice Waters

Deep Pretty Away

Americans don't have deep gastronomic roots. They wanted to get away from the cultures of Europe or wherever they came from. We stirred up that melting pot pretty quickly.

- Alice Waters

Need Lot Acceptable

I eat meat, but no meat that isn't pastured is acceptable, and we probably need to eat a whole lot less.

- Alice Waters

Think New Works

I don't think it ever works to tell people what they can't eat. They can do it for so long, and then they fall off. You have to bring them into a new relationship with food.

- Alice Waters

Values Very Uniformity

A whole set of values comes with fast food: Everything should be fast, cheap and easy; there's always more where that came from; there are no seasons; you shouldn't be paid very much for preparing food. It's uniformity and a lack of connection.

- Alice Waters

Good Go Them

It's so important to that we go into the public schools and we feed all of the kids something that is really good for them.

- Alice Waters

Precious Like Commodity

Food isn't like anything else. It's something precious. It's not a commodity.

- Alice Waters

Been Very Different Places

I feel like old age in America is a very sad thing. I have been many different places around the world where getting older is something you look forward to.

- Alice Waters

Light Kitchen Night

I have a fireplace in my kitchen that I light every night, no matter what.

- Alice Waters

Touching Get Lot

A lot of equipment can get in the way of the connection with food, with touching and feeling.

- Alice Waters

Foods Buy Farms

Buy foods from nearby farms and have that food served in the cafeteria.

- Alice Waters

Hands Grow Bakery

First, kids should be involved in the production of their own food. They have to get their hands in the dirt, they have to grow things. They also have to become sensually stimulated, and the way to begin is with a bakery.

- Alice Waters

Weekends Guess Maybe

I guess I don't really believe in retirement. I believe in shorter days and maybe in weekends!

- Alice Waters

Production Poultry Fed

I don't want food that comes from animals that are caged up and fed antibiotics. I am really suspicious of that kind of production of meat and poultry.

- Alice Waters

My Life Doing Imagine

I can't imagine leaving the restaurant. It's hard for me to separate my life from my work; I'm really thinking about what we're doing every day.

- Alice Waters

Talking About Am

I am disappointed because nobody is talking about food and agriculture. They're talking about the diets of children, but they're talking about Band-Aids. We're not seeing a vision.

- Alice Waters

True Cattle Less

Grass-fed cattle are leaner. But it's not true that they are less flavorful.

- Alice Waters

I Am Optimist Am

I am an optimist of the first order.

- Alice Waters