By Olivia Harrison
In November of 2013, TIME Magazine released an international cover story called “The Thirteen Gods of Food,” which profiled people who have played a meaningful role in “working the magical thinking and eating that reaches our dinner tables.” Unfortunately, not a single female chef appeared on the list, and only a handful of “goddesses” (four out of 13, to be exact) were listed. Following the release of the issue, many prominent female restaurateurs weighed in on what holds women chefs back in the modern mediated world of cuisine and what needs to be done to change the way women in the food industry are viewed.
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One of the women who spoke out on the issue was American chef, restaurateur, and activist Alice Waters. In a piece called “Women Chefs Talk About That TIME List,” which ran just six days after the release of the original article, Waters spoke to the unique obstacles wome[……]