I am working on a talk about the Healthy Immigrant Effect and another on Local Food Distribution. I am also exploring the influence of our thoughts on how food tastes, the role of story-telling in taste. I've lectured at King's College London, York University, University of Toronto, Ryerson University, Bishop's University, either as a guest lecturer, an invited panelist, an intercollegiate lecturer, or as a departmental lecturer. I have also lectured at University of British Columbia, Seoul National University, the University of Waterloo and New York University as a conference speaker. Most recently, I gave a talk at the Urban Agriculture Summit in Toronto on Food Distribution and the Toronto Office Markets pilot.
I offer ingredients tasting classes to organizations and businesses wishing to host such events for their staff or clients. A kitchen is not required. This is not a cookery class but more of an informal lecture on food with samples. I am also preparing a series of five lectures introducing the Philosophy of Food.
Through my company, Alimentary Initiatives, I consult food businesses from start-ups to mid-size (and beyond). Alimentary conducts both independent and commissioned research, as well as consults companies on topics such as business start-up advice, product and recipe development, special diets product development, food packaging and waste, food trends and investment templates for the Good Food Sector. For more information, please see my company website: Alimentary Initiatives.
It would be my pleasure to discuss your requirements. Please contact me via Alimentary Initiatives.