Dinner & Discussions

Dinner Meetings are held September - May with the exception of November during our annual Suppliers' Night. For more information and to register see below.

2016-17 Dinner Meeting Schedule:

4:00 – 5:00 PM EXCOM Meeting

5:00 – 6:00 PM Social Hour

6:00 – 8:30 PM Dinner followed by the Speaker

2016-2017 Dinner Meeting Schedule
September 11, 2017

Carlisle - Lombard
Title: Advances in Restructuring of Food Materials Using Nanotechnology
Speaker: Dr Jozef Kokini

October 16, 2017

Cooper’s Hawk: Arlington Heights - Burr Ridge & South Barrington
Dine Around and Wine Pairings

December 5, 2017

Morton Arboretum - Lisle
Holiday Party with Illumination
Speaker: Dr Cindy Stewart, President-Elect, IFT
Title: The Science of Food - What will the next 75 years look like and how can we positively impact the future

This Dinner Meeting takes place on a Tuesday
February 12, 2018

Café la Cave - Des Plaines
Title: A Evening with Next Gen Sequencing, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love WGS
Event Moderator: Benjamin Howard

March 12, 2018

The Westin - Chicago - North Shore

April 9, 2018

Maggiano’s - Skokie
Topic: Scaling Flavor
Speaker: Dr. Ali Bouzari

May 14, 2018

The Estate - Gene & Georgetti's - Rosemont
Speaker: Purnendu C. Vasavada, Professor Emeritus, UW-River Falls
Title: FSMA: Implementation and Impact on Global food Industry and role of FSPCA in Preventive Controls Education and Outreach