Barton Seaver

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Barton Seaver is a chef and National Geographic Fellow who has dedicated his career to restoring the relationship we have with our ocean. It is his belief that the choices we make for dinner directly impact the ocean and its fragile ecosystems. Seaver has manned the helm of some of Washington, D.C.’s most acclaimed restaurants. In doing so, he brought the idea of sustainable seafood to the nation’s capitol while earning Esquire magazine’s 2009 “Chef of the Year” nod from acclaimed food writer John Mariani. Barton recently became the Healthy and Sustainable Food Program Director for the Harvard School of Public Health's Center for Health and the Global Environment. Recently, Barton became the first-ever Sustainability Fellow in Residence at the New England Aquarium, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton named him to the United States Culinary Ambassador Corp.

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