Babson Food Day: OCTOBER 23, 2014
Food is everybody's business
Babson Entrepreneurs in Residence Andrew Zimmern ("Bizarre Foods") and Gail Simmons ("Top Chef") pictured here with Babson food entrepreneurs are with us all day. Other speakers noted below as they confirm. Stay tuned for updates.
10-11:30 a.m. "Food is Everybody's Business"
Food stories from across the system
Rose Arruda, MA Dept of Ag Resources
Sally Sampson, ChopChop Kids
Ian So (B'08), The Chicken and Rice Guys
Dave Stangis, Campbell Soup Company
12-1:30 p.m. "Marketplace of Great Food + Ideas" with Babson Sustainability and Babson Dining
Food innovation fair + locally-sourced lunch*
*Small cash charge for non-Babson attendees' lunch
2-3:30 p.m. "Quick Service Incubator" with Babson Alumni & Friends Network
Entrepreneurs pitch business challenges to the incubator for feedback and fresh ideas. To apply: please email Food Sol Director Rachel Greenberger at email@example.com.
4-5 p.m. "Career Pathways into Food" with Babson Centers for Career Development
Career conversation on the food industry with a focus on pathways into the corporate food sector. Company participants share their food stories, which opens into an interactive dialogue with the audience.
6-7:30 p.m. "Entrepreneurship + Innovation from the Restaurant World"
Restaurant entrepreneurship with local celebrity chefs
Skip Bennett, Island Creek Oysters, ICO Bar
Jamie Bissonnette, Coppa, Toro
Joanne Chang, Flour Bakery, Myers + Chang
Tim & Nancy Cushman, O Ya, Hojoko
Tiffani Faison, Sweet Cheeks Q
Matthew Gaudet, West Bridge
Matt Jennings, Townsman
Barbara Lynch, Barbara Lynch Gruppo
Ken Oringer, Clio, Coppa, Toro, Uni, Earth
Michael Scelfo, Alden & Harlow
Michael Schlow, Alta Strada, Cavatina, Pine, Tico, Via Matta
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