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Voices from the Food Revolution: People Who Changed The Way Americans Eat
An oral history project conducted by Judith Weinraub
Made possible with a grant from the Leon Levy Foundation
2009-2011
 MSS.309

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Nina Zagat

Biographical Note

Nina Zagat is the co-founder and co-chair of the Zagat Survey. Along with her husband, she oversees the company's global operations and expansion, including its entry into new US and international markets, leisure categories and content platforms, and web and wireless ventures.

Nina earned an LLB from Yale Law School in 1966 and an AB from Vassar College in 1963. Following law school, she spent 24 years as an attorney at the Wall Street law firm of Shearman and Sterling. When their firms sent the couple to Paris, Nina Zagat attended Le Cordon Bleu cooking school. Nina Zagat was named one of the Leading Women Entrepreneurs of the World by the Star Group in 2001, one of Crain's Top Tech 100, which featured New York City's most influential people in technology in 2001, and one of Crain New York's 100 Most Influential Women in 2007.

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People:
Claiborne, Craig
Zagat, Nina
Zagat, Tim

Organizations:
Cordon bleu (School : Paris, France)
Enu Ti Ti Dokomo (Firm)
Sherman & Sterling
Zagat Survey (Firm)

Subjects:
Booksellers and bookselling
Cooking, American -- History -- 20th century
Electronic publishing
Food habits
Food industry and trade
Food writing
Gastronomy
Guidebooks
Paris (France) -- History -- 20th century
Publishers and publishing
Restaurants
Restaurants -- France -- Paris
Social media
User-generated content

Subject Names

  • Zagat, Nina
  • Zagat, Tim
  • Claiborne, Craig

Document Type

  • Guidebooks

Subject Organizations

  • Zagat Survey (Firm)
  • Sherman & Sterling
  • Enu Ti Ti Dokomo (Firm)
  • Cordon bleu (School : Paris, France)

Subject Topics

  • Electronic publishing
  • Food habits
  • Food industry and trade
  • Food writing.
  • User-generated content
  • Booksellers and bookselling
  • Cooking, American -- History -y 20th century
  • Restaurants -- France -- Paris
  • Restaurants
  • Social media
  • Gastronomy.
  • Publishers and publishing

Subject Places

  • Paris (France) |x History |y 20th century

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