Ben Roche is the pastry chef at Moto, in Chicago, and was the co-host, with Homaro Cantu, of the TV show "Future Food."

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Ben Roche is the pastry chef of Moto restaurant in Chicago and co-host of the series "Future Food" on Discovery’s Planet Green network. Classically trained, he comes up with food concepts and/or dishes that draw inspiration from all over: as he says, "mechanical, artistic, experimental, etc."

Ben Roche’s TED talks

Quotes from Ben Roche

There’s a lot of research and a lot of failure, trial and error that goes into each and every dish, so we don’t always get it right, and it takes a while for us to be able to explain that to people.
Ben Roche
TED2011 • 693K views Dec 2011
Ingenious, Fascinating
We’re transforming things into [food] that you have absolutely no reference for.
Ben Roche
TED2011 • 693K views Dec 2011
Ingenious, Fascinating