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Foodbetter Harvard 2017

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Oct 12 3:30PM - 7:00PM


Thursday, October 12, 2017

3:30-4:30pm: Lightning Round: Great Ideas to Foodbetter

Foodbetter Harvard invites you to ask questions about the food system and how to improve it: how to grow better, eat better, shop better, conserve better . . . how toFoodbetter.Join this Lightening Round of 5-7 minute Foodbetter Ideas shared by a cross-section of the community.

4:30-5:45pm: Keynote Panel: Foodies Who Foodbetter

Some of Boston's best chefs and restauranteurs are using their platform to change the food system as we know it. They are activists and entrepreneurs who aren't just content with winning rave reviews. (They also all happen to be women!) Join this discussion about how these industry leaders are reinventing the food system and their communities from their Boston-area restaurants.

Wearing her alumna hat, Joanne Chang, Chef Owner of Flour Bakery and Meyers & Chang, will moderate the conversation with:

  • Katrina Jazayeri, Co-Owner, Juliet talking about social justice and its application and opportunity in the restaurant industry
  • Jody Adams, Chef Owner, Saloniki, Porto & Trade talking about moving into the fast-casual space to make it healthier, as well as about advocacy on health issues
  • Irene Li, Chef Owner, Mei Mei Street Kitchen talking about Mei Meis open-book and profit sharing approach
  • Tiffani Faison, Chef Owner, Sweet Cheeks & Tiger Mama talking about using her platform for community advocacy, especially around LGBT issues

6:00-7:00pm: Foodbetter Dinner

Following the Foodbetter Harvard program, join us for a dinner showcasing how we at Harvard Foodbetter, alongside tasty recipes from our panel.

  • Undergraduates: enjoy a sustainable and local dinner in your dining hall, complemented by a Brilliant Bites feature recipe from one of our 4 panelists.
  • Non-undergraduates: enjoy a buffet dinner at the Cambridge Queen's Head (just downstairs from Sanders Theater), featuring recipes from the panelists plus selections from HUDS' sustainable and local menu and a drink of your choice from the bar. Tickets are $18 and must be purchased in advance here (EventBrite page).


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