Pre-Conference Tour: Gastown Walking Food Tour

The Food Studies Conference is pleased to announce the Pre-Conference Tour.

Join fellow conference delegates for this 2-hour walking food tour through the cobblestones of historic Gastown. This tour is a great way to meet fellow delegates before the conference as well as experience the savory tastes, sights, and sounds of eateries and shops of Vancouver's oldest neighborhood.

Laugh and learn about Vancouver's colorful history as you are taken on a tasting adventure to 10 unique restaurants, shops, and pubs. Discover local food and beverage specialties while meeting some of the city's most passionate restaurateurs and merchants. Delight your taste buds with fresh Atlantic lobster mac n' cheese, a handcrafted microbrewery ale, creamy cheesecake, Italian tortellini, Steak and Guinness Pie, beer-battered fish and chips with hand cut fries, homemade chocolates, exotic specialty teas, and a melt-in-your-mouth pastry. Come and tantalize your taste buds and enjoy mouth-watering cuisine on one of the most popular food tours in the city!

Prefer vegetarian or gluten-free cuisine? Please contact us in advance for dietary accommodation.

Tour Information
: Wednesday, 24 October 2018
Time: 15:00–17:00 (3:00–5:00 PM)
Duration: 2 hours
Meeting Location: Starbucks inside Waterfront Station, 601 West Cordova Street (view map)
Cost: US$65.00

Booking: Reservations can be made by clicking the button below. Please note, only reservations that have been paid in full will be considered confirmed. Simply requesting a reservation will not guarantee a place on the tour.

Conference Closing Reception

The Food Studies Conference is pleased to announce the Conference Closing Reception.

Common Ground Research Networks and the Food Studies Conference will be hosting a closing reception at the University of British Columbia - Robson Square. The reception will be held directly following the Closing Session and Awards Ceremony on Friday, 26 October 2018. Join other conference delegates and plenary speakers for drinks, light hor d'oeuvres, and a chance to converse.

We look forward to hosting you!

Reception Details
Friday, 26 October 2018
Time: Directly following the last session of the day
Location: University of British Columbia - Robson Square
Cost: Complimentary to all conference delegates

There is no need to pre-register for this event.