University of the Pacific Food Studies Fall 2017 Saturday Seminars

Event has passed (Sat Sep 16, 2017 - Sat Dec 9, 2017)
University of the Pacific - San Francisco
3pm - 4:30pm


Are you a food enthusiast? Do you have a passion for all things food related? Are you curious to learn more?
You are invited to attend the Food Studies Saturday Seminars inspired by our Master of Arts in Food Studies program. The seminars feature food experts, food entrepreneurs, and food scholars - all looking to enrich your knowledge about the food world. Each presentation features a fascinating food topic followed by an opportunity to mingle, discuss, and enjoy light refreshments. Saturday Seminars begin at 3pm; they are free and open to the public.

Fall 2017 Dates

September 16 - "From Tamale to Tamale Factory: How Incubators Can Spur Economic Development" with Jessica Mataka of La Cocina and Alicia Villanueva, Alicia's Tamales Los Mayas

October 21 - "Accelerating the Evolution of the Food System: Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Impact" with Renske Lynde, Co-Founder of Food System

November 11 - "Why We Eat What and How We Eat: A Journey Into the American Food Psyche" with Sophie Egan

December 9 - "The Secret Life of Food Trends" with Kara Nielsen

Seminars are held at the University of the Pacific Center: 155 5th St, Minna St Entrance, San Francisco.

We are pleased to announce another season of engaging, relevant and trend-forward topics presented by accomplished professionals in the food industry.