NOTE: This Dinner Meeting takes place on a Tuesday
December 5, 2017 Dinner Meeting

Address: Morton Arboretum
4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532

4:00 - 5:00 PM - Executive Board Meeting
5:00 - 6:00 PM - Butler Passed Appetizers
6:00 - 7:15 PM - Dinner Stations
7:15 - Speaker's Presentation

Meeting Sponsor
Eurofins Scientific Inc. Logo

Illumination is an award-winning, one-mile outdoor walking tour on a paved path winding through 50 acres of The Morton Arboretum’s celebrated tree collections. It’s an ideal way to experience the winter woods brought to life with innovative lights, projections, and music. Interactive elements of Illumination include huggable trees, microphones for singing, hand cranks, and push buttons. For more information check out their website:

Dinner Meeting Information
The Science of Food - What will the next 75 years look like and how can we positively impact the future

Cindy StewartPhotoDr Cindy Stewart, President-Elect, IFT
Dr. Cindy Stewart is the Global Cultures and Food Protection Technology & Innovation Leader for DuPont Nutrition and Health. She joined DuPont in 2014, originally as the Global BioControl R&D Leader, which included discovery and development of antimicrobials and antioxidants for food safety and stability applications, and direct fed microbials for poultry and animal feed. The Culture Development T&I team is focused on developing new and improved starter cultures for dairy, meat and other fermented food and beverage applications.

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Dinner Menu
Butler Passed Hors D'oeuvres
  • Boursin stuffed mushroom
  • Chicken wellington
  • Short rib stuffed potato (gluten free)
  • Sriracha lime ahi tuna wonton cup (gluten free version available)
  • Beet and goat cheese crostini
Dinner Stations
  • Flatbread pizzeria options
  • Barbecue chicken
  • Grilled veggies
  • Pepperoni and sausage
  • Pasta options (gluten free pasta available)
  • Farfalle marinara with Italian sausage
  • Penne chicken alfredo
  • Farfalle with asparagus and red pepper cream
  • Dessert station
  • Assorted dessert bars
  • (gluten free brownies available)
  • Beverage station
  • Assorted canned beverages
  • Seasonal infused water
  • Hot chocolate
  • Hot cider

Until Thursday, November 30th
$25.00 Emeritus/Student Members
$50.00 Members/Professional Members (Unemployed Members/Professional Members can use voucher UNEMP-1010050 to save 50%)
$60.00 Non-members

After Thursday, November 30th
$30.00 Emeritus/Student Members
$60.00 Members/Professional Members
$60.00 Non-members

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This program qualifies for IFT Certified Food Scientist (CFS) recertification contact hours (CH). CFS Certificants may claim a maximum of 1.5 CH for their participation in this program.

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