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. 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 Lu Kao Tea Plantation and Antique Assam Tea Farm. These include tea making tours and tea tastings with lunch provided. A bus will be provided at the end of the tour and will drop-off at Kaohsiung International Airport.

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.

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

Tour Information

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

Booking: Booking for the Conference Field Tour can be made by clicking the button below. There is an option to include the tour in a full conference registration which can be booked through the link as well by selecting "Full Conference Registration with Field Tour." 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 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 Pheonix Hall at the National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism
Cost: Complimentary
Date: Thursday, 24 October
Time: 19:00 (7 PM)

Menu:
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

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 dinner.