Brainfood is back! Register now for Spoon University’s third annual event at 404 NYC that brings people together to explore the intersection of food, media, tech and entrepreneurship.
You’ll hear from well-known chefs, business owners and food professionals that’ll share their expertise in responsibility & transparency, the impact of social media on the way we eat, unique job opportunities in the culinary world, micro herb farming, media, health, and so much more.
Ticket holders will also get an invitation to a free kick-off party the night before the conference (Friday, July 15) at the Institute of Culinary Education. Invitations will be sent out via email to all attendees in early July. So save the date.
Snag your ticket now before they sell out!
9:30am – Breakfast and registration with Dough, Stumptown Coffee, Oatmeals and JuicePress
10:15am – Introduction from Mackenzie Barth and Sarah Adler, cofounders of Spoon University
10:20am – Food Marketing – Yesterday and Today with Lisa Mann
10:50am – How Social Media Changed the Way we Eat with Hillary Reinsberg (Editorial Director of The Infatuation), Ken Lo (cofounder of Ice & Vice), Mike Chau (founder of @foodbabyny), Liz Kennedy (content strategist at FreshDirect), Mackenzie Kruvant (BuzzFeed.com), Troy Neal (The Doughnut Project)
11:40am – The Food Entrepreneurship Hustle with Josh Hix (CEO of Plated), Matt Doumar (cofounder of Good Uncle), Chris Sayegh (head chef at The Herbal Chef) and Katrina Markoff (founder of Vosges Chocolate and Wild Ophelia)
12:20pm – Not Another Food Publication! with Brette Warshaw (COO of Lucky Peach), Jane Frye (managing editor of Tasting Table), Helen Hollyman (editor-in-chief of Munchies), Ariel Lauren Wilson (digital editor of Edible), Spencer Dukoff (managing editor of Spoon University)
1:00pm – Lunch with Inday, Dig Inn, Tacombi, Wisefish Poke, The Meatball Shop, Nanoosh, Georgetown Cupcakes and Fatty Sundays
1:50pm – How to Make a Job For Yourself in Food (lower level) with Kerry Diamond (founder of Cherry Bombe magazine), James Briscione (director of culinary development at ICE), Kim Lerner (Culinary Agents), Dorothy Cann Hamilton (CEO of ICC), Jordan Andino (owner and exec chef of 2nd City)
1:50pm – What Health(ier) Really Means (upper level) with Leigh Weingus (senior writer at mindbodygreen), Carolyn Brown (dietician from Foodtrainers), Stephanie LaSpina (lead teacher at Y7 Studio), Lourdes Castro (NYU Nutrition Professor)
2:35pm – Where the F&*k Does My Food Come From? with Daniel Holzman (founder of The Meatball Shop), Bryan Cowan and Drew Crane (founders of Wisefish Poke), Poull Brien (cofounder of Wild Fish Direct), Sandy Dee Hall (founder and chef of Black Tree), Yusha Hu (CEO of Local Bushel)
3:15pm – What’s A Microgreen Again? Demo and tasting with Nicolas Mazard of Koppert Cress
3:40pm – Restaurant Life, Unfiltered with Jonathan Waxman (founder of Barbuto and James Beard Award-winning chef)
4:30pm – Chocolate Isn’t a Snack or a Food with Tracey Massey (President of Mars Chocolate North America)
5:00pm – Networking and raffle giveaway
A huge thanks to our sponsors for making Brainfood 2016 possible: FreshDirect, Food Network, Wild Ophelia and Plated
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