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 a Babson food entrepreneur will be with us all day. Additional speakers and special guests noted below as they confirm. Check back 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
12-1:30 p.m. "Marketplace of Great Food + Ideas" with Babson Sustainability and Dining
Food innovation fair + locally-sourced lunch
2:00-3:30 p.m. "Quick Service Incubator"
Entrepreneurs pitch business challenges to
the incubator for feedback and fresh ideas. To apply: please email Food Sol Director Rachel Greenberger: firstname.lastname@example.org
Adam Melonas, UNREAL and Chew Lab
Bob Burke (M'87), Natural Products Consulting
4:00-5:00 p.m. "Careers in Food" with Babson Centers for Career Development
Corporate stories and careers paths in food
6:00-7:30 p.m. "Fireside Chat with Top Chefs"
Restaurant entrepreneurship with local celebrity chefs
Jamie Bissonnette, Coppa, Toro
Tiffani Faison, Sweet Cheeks Q
Michael Scelfo, Alden & Harlow
Matthew Gaudet, West Bridge
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