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Primitive X Modern: Cultural Interpretations of Flavors
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Moore 100 – UCLA
Chef Alex Atala will discuss his approach to food and how his cooking has been impacted by science. Atala is renowned for pioneering regional cuisine using indigenous Brazilian ingredients and works closely with anthropologists and scientists to discover and classify new foods from the Amazonian region. Discussion moderated by Professor Amy Rowat.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Royce Hall – UCLA
Chef Alice Waters will be joined by Dr. Wendy Slusser and Chef David Binkle to provide an informative discussion on initiating change in how we eat through school lunches, edible gardens, and healthy campuses. Discussion moderated by Professor Amy Rowat.
The Science of Pie
Sunday, May 19, 2013
2:00 p.m. – Pie Tasting
3:00 p.m. – Lectures
Covel Commons – UCLA
Chefs Christina Tosi and Zoe Nathan will share their perspectives on inventing desserts, with a particular emphasis on pie. Here, the students of the Science & Food undergraduate course will present results from their final projects, including live taste tests of apple pies. Final projects will be judged by a panel of esteemed local chefs, scientists, and food critics including Christina Tosi, Zoe Nathan, Jonathan Gold, and UCLA Professors Andrea Kasko, and Sally Krasne. Discussion moderated by Professor Amy Rowat.