October 18, 2018
Location: Holland College Centre for Community Engagement, 323 Grafton Street
*Schedule subject to change.
|8:00am-9:00am||Registration and Continental Breakfast presented by the Chefs & Students of the Culinary Institute of Canada at Holland College Centre for Community Engagement, 323 Grafton Street.|
|9:00am||Opening and Welcome - Chef Jeff McCourt, Co-chair Forage
Remarks on behalf of the Province of PEI - The Honourable Wade MacLauchlan, Premier of Prince Edward Island
Food Island Partnership Update - Kent Thompson, Director of Finance and Food Tourism
Panel Discussion: Creating Influence
You’ll get a glimpse into the ever-changing influencer industry, and learn the inside scoop on how to adapt to today’s digital marketing shake up. This panel will discuss the best practices and the future of marketing from industry leaders in the social, influencer marketing space from Atlantic Canada.
Moderator: Chef Michael Smith, Inn at Bay Fortune
Sponsor: Versatile Management Group, PEI's largest project & event management company.
|10:30am||Networking & Nutrition Break presented by the Chefs and Students from The Culinary Institute of Canada
Chef Amanda Cohen, Dirt Candy, NY - Vegetable Centric Cuisine, Year of the Female Chef, Canadian, Tipping and Trends
|12:00pm-1:15pm||Lunch presented by the Lobster Fishers of PEI featuring The PEI Lobster Roll|
Panel Discussion: Women in Food
Our panelists are rising stars and will celebrate the successes of women in food. As well, with the rise of the #MeToo movement, it is well understood that a range of issues continue to exist. Despite this awareness, many deep rooted problems continue to exist. This panel will address the issues head on, the progress that’s been made and ultimately what lies ahead.
Moderator: Chef Jane Crawford, Sugar Skull Cantina/Hopyard
|2:15pm||Networking & Nutrition Break presented by the Chefs and Students from The Culinary Institute of Canada|
Panel Discussion: Meet The Trendsetters
A unique group of entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds. This group is pushing the boundaries of food - creating innovative business models, leading in sustainable and ethical practices, finding lucrative niches and using business as a force for good. This panel is setting the stage for the future.
Moderator: Mitch Cobb (Co-founder and CEO, Upstreet Craft Brewing)
Sponsor: TechnoMedia Inc., the foodie marketing company.
|3:35pm||Networking & Nutrition Break presented by the Chefs and Students from The Culinary Institute of Canada
Panel Discussion: 420 Flavours
At the beginning of this symposium Cannabis will been legal in Canada for a day-and-a-half, and everyone in the food industry has thought of or heard about the opportunity of edibles, infused products and/or cannabis dinners. But, where do you start? What are the regulations? This panel will discuss what companies are doing, opportunities and challenges, the regulatory system and the future of the industry.
Moderator: Bryan Inglis (CEO, Food Island Partnership)
|7:00pm-10:00pm||Welcome Reception presented by Chefs and Students from The Culinary Institute of Canada
Location: Culinary Institute of Canada, 4 Sydney Street
October 19, 2018
*Schedule subject to change.
|11:00am||Tour bus departs Hotel on Pownal for Inn at Bay Fortune|
A Day of Country Fire at the Inn at Bay Fortune
12 noon > Arrival in Fortune, Site Rally & Welcome
12pm to 6pm > Farm & Fire Flavours Stations
2pm > Charcuterie Board Reveal
6pm > Departure and return to Charlottetown
8pm > After Party at Hopyard
|8:00pm||After Party at Hopyard|