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
Nancy Hinton, Les Jardins sauvages
Hugues Philippin, Chic Alors!
17h00-19h00Closing cocktail at the Centre des sciences de Montréal