September 12, 2016 Dinner Meeting

Address: Marriott
1401 West 22nd Street
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Phone: (630) 573-8555

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4:00 - 5:00 PM - Executive Board Meeting
5:00 - 6:00 PM - Social Hour with cash bar and Appetizers
6:00 - 8:30 PM - "Bylaws Voting, Dinner & Presentation" Download proposed new Bylaws and IFT Affiliation Agreement. Membership voting at 6:00 PM.

Speaker: Dr. John Coupland, IFT President

John Coupland is a professor of food science at Penn State and President of IFT. He is a native of the UK where he earned his BS and PhD in food science from Leeds University. After post-doctoral work at UMass Amherst and University College Dublin he took up a faculty position at Penn State.

His research program is concerned with the physical chemistry of lipids, particularly emulsions Recently his group has studied the ways food structure can bind flavors and antioxidants and change their performance. > Read More

Dinner Meeting Information
Title: A Defense of Food Science - considering some advantages of our modern food system
More information about the presentation coming soon.

Dinner Menu
  • Brie Crostini, Roasted Pear
  • Bacon Wrapped Sea Scallops, Tangerine Glaze
  • Short Rib Grilled Cheese
  • Field Green Salad, Roasted Pear, Pecans and Goat Cheese, White Balsamic Vinaigrette
Entree Choices
  • Wild Mushroom Stuffed Chicken, Madeira Jus
  • Scallion Crusted Salmon Tangerine Horseradish Beurre Blanc
  • Seasonal Vegetables wrapped in Grilled Eggplant Served with Black Rice and Red Pepper Coulis
Every attendee will receive 1 mini-dessert of each item below.
  • Fruit Tart
  • Chocolate Mousse Cake
  • Vanilla Bean Cheesecake

Until Thursday, September 8th
$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, September 8th
$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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