Mobilizing Food Innovation in Sacramento

Thursday, April 13, 2017

5:15 to 8:00 p.m.

Sutter Club
Sacramento, Calif.
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A Hub for Food Solutions

From farm to fork, a food innovation movement is emerging in the Sacramento region. Join us for a peek into the pipeline coming from UC Davis and Sacramento and a discussion of how to build momentum to position our region as a national hub for new food entrepreneurs.

This evening seminar will highlight the visions of food innovation in Sacramento and highlight resources in Sacramento and UC Davis to develop the food innovation pipeline.

Come early to network and taste

Sample these local food innovators: from canned cocktails and cold brew coffee to craft sodas and chocolate.

Ryan Seng, Can Can Cocktails

Gabriel Aiello, Burly Beverages

Karla McNeil, Cru Chocolates

Randall Echevarria, Brass Clover

Doors open at 5:15 p.m.

AGENDA

Program begins at 5:45 p.m. 

Welcome

Amy Beaudreault
World Food Center
UC Davis
@amybeaud
5:45pm

Visions of Food Innovations

Michael Tuohy
General Manager/ Executive Chef
Legends Hospitality at Golden 1 Center
@michaeltuohy
6:00pm

Michael Teel
CEO
Raley's
@raleys
6:10pm

Developing the Pipeline

Food Factory: A New Sacramento Incubator
Skip Rosenbloom
Andrea Lepore
Food Factory
6:20pm

The Food Innovation Pipeline: Classroom to Incubator
Matthew Lange 
UC Davis Dept. of Food Science and Technology
6:30pm

UC Davis Startup Spotlight: InnovaNutra
Anupama Ranganathan
Chief Technology Officer
InnovaNutra
6:40pm

Speaker Panel Discussion

6:50pm

Networking Reception

7:15pm

Adjourn
8:00pm



Top photo: iStock.com/Booblgum

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