Sunday, September 29
17h00-19h00Opening cocktail at the Casino de Montréal


Monday, September 30
8h00-8h30Registration at the Centre des Sciences de Montréal
Inspiring Trends and Initiatives
8h30-8h45Welcome remarks
8h45-9h15Main food trends;
How do they manifest themselves in restaurants?

Jordan LeBel, professor, marketing, Concordia University
9h15-9h35A global look at sustainable approaches in food
Dominique Maxime, International Reference Centre for the Life Cycle of Products, Processes and Services (CIRAIG)
9h35-9h55Implementing sustainable solutions in restaurants
Pierre Daigneault, Bleu Innovation/Leaf
10h00-10h20Quebec fishes at the table of Quebeckers; unknown species on the menu
Sandra Gauthier, Exploramer/Fourchette Bleue
10h20-11h05Break / Poster and short presentation session

Initiatives suppporting sustainable planning in restaurants

  • Quebec products on the menu
    Mathilde Laroche-Bougie, Aliments du Québec
  • Rethinking the distribution network in Quebec
    Thibault Renouf, Arrivage
  • Food recovery to feed people in need
    Jean-François Archambault, La Tablée des Chefs
11h40-12h00The restaurant as a family business; tradition, evolution, continuity
Daniel Vézina, Le Laurie Raphaël
Research as a Catalyst Ingredient for Restaurant Development and Gastronomy
13h15-13h55Perspective on sustainable initiatives: at the interface between science and gastronomy
Juan-Carlos Arboleya, Basque Culinary Center, Spain
13h55-14h15Claiming the edibles from our forests
Pascale Marcotte, Université Laval
Alain Girard, ITHQ
14h15-15h00Break / Poster and short presentation session

Valorization of distinctive local products

  • Valorization of Quebec ice ciders
    Pauline Fernandez, ITHQ
  • The influence of natural microbiota on Quebec's cheese typicity
    Steve Labrie, Université Laval
  • Cooking with Quebec raw products - innovation based on science
    Sylvie Turgeon, Université Laval
    Véronique Perreault, ITHQ
15h35-16h50Discussion panel
Enacting sustainable development in the restaurant industry

Daniel Vézina, Le Laurie Raphaël
John Winter Russell, Candide
Dominique Maxime, CIRAIG
17h00-19h00Closing cocktail at the Centre des sciences de Montréal