[LISTEN] On Culinary Diplomacy


Peter-Callahan-Member-of-Chef-Corps-Diplomatic-Culinary-Partnership1-e1349063996671Culinary diplomacy utilizes food as a relationship-builder, but does it meet the standards of new public diplomacy?


Michael Ardaiolo discusses the different facets of culinary diplomacy with Sam Chapple-Sokol.

Sam Chapple-Sokol is an independent researcher and consultant on culinary diplomacy. He has a Master’s from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He is currently a consultant for Club des Chefs des Chefs, part time pastry chef at the White House and researching the relationship conflict and food at American University. He blogs at Culinary Diplomacy.

Read more from Sam:

American Food 2.0: Culinary Diplomacy at Expo 2015 | The Public Diplomat

The Head, the Heart, and the Stomach | The Public Diplomat


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