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At the 2014 National Book Festival
- Culinary Demos (Let's Read America)
Saturday, August 30
1:40 pm - 2:25 pm
- Saturday, August 30
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Acclaimed chef, cookbook author and philanthropist Daniel W. Thomas serves “culinary creations to the world’s most powerful appetites.” He also serves as regional executive chef for the American Diabetes Association. Thomas has catered events for elite politicians and celebrities, including the 2012 Democratic National Convention, the inaugural brunch for President Barack Obama and the Kennedy Center Honors Award Program reception, and he has cooked and served senators and numerous foreign leaders at the U.S. Capitol. When serving leaders such as President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden or former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Thomas creates delicious, innovative meals while also focusing on their dietary restrictions and healthy nutrition. Thomas is the author of the health-conscious cookbook “Recipes for a New You: Healthy Eating at Its Best” (G&R Publishing).