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Mandy Aftel is a leading natural perfumer and author of three books on natural perfume. Essence and Alchemy: A Book of Perfume has been translated into seven languages, won the 2001 Sense of Smell Institute's Richard B. Solomon Award, and has helped pioneer the trend toward using natural ingredients.Aroma, a cookbook co-authored with chef Daniel Patterson, focuses on the essential link between food and fragrance. Scents and Sensibilities guides the reader through the history and creation of solid perfume.
Aftel founded the Natural Perfumers Guild in 2002 to increase public awareness and education in natural perfumes. She has taught on natural perfume and aromas at University of Southern California, University of California Berkeley, the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, the James Beard Foundation, New York University, Slow Food, London Design Festival, Esalen Institute, French Laundry Restaurant, San Francisco's Exploratorium, San Francisco Decorators Showcase, Women in Flavors and Fragrance in Commerce, and COPIA (The American Center for Wine, Food and the Arts).
Mandy Aftel was named "best scent" in San Francisco Magazine's "Best of the Bay", included on the "it list" of perfumers in Perfumer and Flavorist magazine, was listed as one of the top seven bespoke perfumers in the world by Forbes Magazine, and was chosen as one of the twenty-five most influential people in perfume by Basenotes.net.
Total Books: 22
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