"The Davis family Cheese Thing is one of the greatest contributions to American gastronomy." -Adam Rapoport, The James Beard Foundation
"I would love him even if he didn't cook." -Mitchell's Mom
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believes you can't really have a good time if you don't have good food. Described as an "avid entertainer" by The New York Times, Davis has been known to squeeze 20 people around the table in his closet–sized dining room for multicourse meals and other culinary celebrations. "It isn't always comfortable," he admits, "but the food always make everybody happy." As Director of Publications for The James Beard Foundation, Davis helps educate people about the pleasures of the table. He reviews restaurants, teaches cooking classes, writes articles, and travels extensively to reinforce the idea that good food doesn't have to be complicated or fussy, just yummy. "We'd all eat much better if everyone just knew how to cook something."