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Food Meets Science Symposium

Food and Science Event


23-24 September, 2019

Food Meets Science Symposium

Join some of the greatest minds in food science and gastronomy as scientists and chefs talk food for two days.

What happens when Food and science meet? Grab a seat at the Food Meets Science symposium on 23 September at The Old Estrella Damm Brewery in Barcelona and discover!

Some of the greatest minds in food science and gastronomy are set to converge in Barcelona where the audience will be treated to a meeting of intellectual and gastronomic creativity onstage.

Prof. Charles Spence, creator of the term gastrophysic and head of the Crossmodal Research Laboratory at Oxford University will present on "Gastrophysics: The new science of eating" as well as Dr. Nicola Pirastu representing the University of Edinburgh and dr. Paul Smeets from the University Medical Center Utrecht.

Renowned chefs will also be taking to the stage, to discuss the crossover between food and science, namely:

Chef Grant Achatz from restaurant Alinea Chicago

Chef Modest Amaro from Atelier Amaro Warsaw

Chef Pia Leon from restaurant Kjolle Lima will present a multisensory experience - food "We need to think of innovative ways to build experiences so that they may never feel like a previous one or like another one that may come in the future. It should be unique"

Chef Vladimir Mukhin from restaurant White Rabbit Moscow

Chef Davide Oldani from D'O' Davide Oldani Milan

Chef Joan Roca from restaurant El Celler de Can Roca, Girona 

Pick up tickets here.

The Best Chef Awards

On 24 September there will also be the third edition of @THEBESTCHEFAWARDS at the University of Barcelona 

Chefs and other experts like foodies, food critics, sommeliers, social managers, digital creatives will present new trends in gastronomy, service, discuss different strategies behind success in social media, as well as answer the questions of young chefs.

The Best Chefs awards ceremony will take place in the evening before the event finishes with a standing dinner prepared by El Celler De Can Roca.


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Food Meets Science Symposium

23-24 September, 2019
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