Conference Field Tour

The Food Studies Conference is pleased to announce the Conference Field Tour.

Join other conference delegates on the Food Studies Field Tour!

The tour will embark from Kaohsiung and travel to Tainan: the ancient and Taiwan food capital. Guided tours of the Confucian Temple and Hayashi Department store will be provided before breaking for lunch at the Du Hsiao Yueh Restaurant home of the "Snack Banquet." A guided tour of the Wu Gardens will take place before embarking to Sun Moon Lake to enjoy a sunset walk and taste local street food, or visit one of the local restaurants. Take a boat tour with a Tea Feast on Sun Moon Lake. Then spend the night at the 4-star hotel: Lealea Hotel-Sun or Lealea Hotel Moon.

The second day will consist of tours of the Dong Feng Manor and Antique Assam Tea Farm. These include tea making tours and tea tastings with lunch provided. Then enjoy a paper making experience at Goang Xing Paper Mill. A bus will be provided at the end of the tour and will drop-off at Kaohsiung International Airport, or you can take the high-speed train to Taoyuan Airports.

The price includes all tours, transportation, a one night stay at the hotel, and all meals except for dinner. The bus will drop off at Kaohsiung International Airport. Please see below for the timetable.

Day 1: The Ancient (and Taiwan Food) Capital: Tainan
Saturday, 26 October8:10-8:30Meet at Hotel COZZI, First Floor
8:30-9:30Depart for The Ancient (and Taiwan Food) Capitol Tour by Bus & Enjoy Breakfast
9:30-11:30The Ancient (and Taiwan Food) Capital Tour Visiting Confucian Temple & Hayashi Department Store & Wu Garden
11:30-12:30Lunch-Snack Banquet Du Hsiao Yueh Restaurant
12:30-16:00Depart for Sun Moon Lake, Nantou
16:00-17:30Sun Moon Lake Boat Tour & Tea Feast on Boat
17:30Check in at the Lealea Hotel-Sun or Lealea Hotel-Moon
Enjoy a sunset walk or taste local street food on your own.
Day 2: Tea Route
Sunday, 27 October8:00-9:00Enjoy Breakfast & Check out at the Hotel
9:00-9:20Depart for Dong Feng Manor by bus
9:20-12:00Tea Route Introduce & Tea Tasting Experiences in Dong Feng Manor
12:00-13:10Lunch in Antique Assam Tea Farm
13:10-13:40Depart for Goang Xing Paper Mill
13:40-15:40Traditional Paper Making Experiences in Goang Xing Paper Mill
15:40-16:30End of Tour/ Depart for Taichung City
16:30-19:00Arrive to Taichung High Speed Station high speed trains to Taoyuan Airports (self-pay item)
Depart for Kaohsiung Airport
19:00Arrive to Kaohsiung Airport & Bon Voyage!

Book in advance as there are limited spots for this tour!

Tour Information

Dates: Saturday-Sunday, 26-27 October
Hotel Stay: Night of 26 October
Duration: 2 days
Cost: US$250.00

Booking (wait list): The tour is currently full, however if any spots open up, we will select participants on the waiting list for the tour by 1 October 2019. Booking for the Conference Field Tour can be made by clicking the button below and filling out the Google Form. Please note, simply requesting a reservation will not guarantee a place on the tour. Reservations that have been accepted from the wait list by email and paid in full will have a spot on the tour.

Conference Dinner

The Food Studies Conference is pleased to announce the Conference Dinner.

Join other conference delegates and the plenary speakers for an intimate dinner hosted by the local chair, Pearl Yueh-Hsiu Lin, and the conference partner, National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism.

Enjoy delicious Chinese-style cuisine made and served by Professor Chen, Cheng-Chung. This dinner is complimentary as a warm welcome from our conference local chair. All conference delegates are welcome to attend the dinner, but please reserve your spot by clicking the button below.

Dinner Information
Location: Red Phoenix Hall at the National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism
Cost: Complimentary
Date: Thursday, 24 October
Time: 19:00 (7 PM)

Starter: Classic Platter with Mullet Roe, Shrimp, and Sausage
Main Course: Simmered Chicken with Basil in Three-cup Sauce Stew
Side Dish: Deep-fried Beehive Shrimp
Classic Meat Dish: Taiwan Bao
Sorbet: Green Mango Sorbet
Seafood Entré: Deep Fried Milkfish with Tangy Sweet Sour Sauce
Meat Entré: Beef Brisket Tendon Noodle Soup
Stew Entré: Buddha Jumping Over the Wall
Dim Sum: Xiaolongbao
Dessert & Fruit: Bubble Tea & Fruit Platter

Vegetarian options are available.

Booking: Reservations can be made by clicking the button below. Please note, only reservations with a conference registration that has been paid in full will be considered confirmed. Simply requesting a reservation will not guarantee a place at the complimentary dinner.

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 Roof Restaurant, located at the conference hotel, Hotel Cozzi Zhongshan Kaohsiung. The reception will be held directly following the Closing Session and Awards Ceremony on Friday, 25 October 2019. A free shuttle will be provided from the venue to the reception. Join other conference delegates and plenary speakers for drinks, light hor d'oeuvres, a chance to converse, and panoramic views of Kaohsiung from the roof of the COZZI Hotel.

We look forward to hosting you!

Reception Details
Friday, 26 October
Time: 16:45 (4:45 PM)
Location: Roof Restaurant, No. 260, Zhongshan 2nd Road, Qianzhen District, Kaohsiung City 80660, Taiwan
Cost: Complimentary to all conference delegates

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