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When I was invited to New York to receive an award, out of 25 chefs I was the only woman. We each presented a dish. All the men had fancy French dishes. I had brought a salad. I will never forget how self-conscious I was. I keep saying, "I borrowed the bowl from James Beard. I made the vinaigrette." It was excruciating to think I had been so naive. And yet when they reviewed the dishes, all they ...
Member of the 'Official Competition' jury at the 59th Berlin International Film Festival in 2009.