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Italian Foodways Conference (York University) (Public)

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4700 Keele Street

Toronto, ON M3J 1P3

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Italian Foodways Worldwide: A Conference on the Dispersal of Italian Cuisine(s)

The Mariano A. Elia Chair in Italian-Canadian Studies and the Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, York University along with our partners, Centennial College's School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts and the Italian Chamber of Commerce of Ontario (ICCO), are pleased to announce a forthcoming conference on the worldwide dissemination of Italian foodways.

This event takes place at York University (Toronto, ON, CANADA) on October 19 (4-9pm), 20 & 21 (8 am -5 pm) and Centennial College (Toronto, ON, CANADA) on October 22, 2017 (10 am-3pm).

The conference will open with a reception and Keynote Address by Professor Donna Gabaccia (U of T) on Oct. 19, 2017 beginning with registration at 4:00 pm at the Underground Restaurant (York University).

Conference attendees will be provided with a light breakfast and breaks on Oct. 20 & 21 (Conference sessions). The conference sessions will take place in DB 0001 (Victor Dahdaleh Building: formerly TEL).

Conference attendees will have the option of purchasing tickets for the conference dinner at the Famee Furlane Restaurant (Woodbridge, ON) on Friday October 20 (7:00 pm). The meal will consist of antipasto, 2 mains, dessert. The cost per ticket is 65.00/person. Please register on this site and print out ticket to present at the door.

There will be a special conference component on Sunday October 22, 2017 held at Centennial College's School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts. This will feature cooking demonstrations by five renowned Italian/Canadian chefs: Chef Massimo Bruno, Chef Gianni Ceschia, Chef Roberto Fracchioni, Chef Christian Pritchard and Chef Luciano Schipano. Those in attendance will have the opportunity to taste regional dishes prepared by our accomplished guest Chefs! This event is open to the public. Tickets will be sold at the door for a cost of 30.00 per person. Please register on this site and print out your ticket to present at the door.

Please visit Centennial College for campus maps and directions to the School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts. Complimentary parking is available on Sundays. Please park in Lots 2 or 3, close to the School. Please take a ticket to lift gate arm.


FAQs

Are there hotels near the University?

Yes. These are all conveniently located about 10 minutes from the University by car.

Hilton Garden Inn (Vaughan)

SpringHill Suites by Marriott (Vaughan)

Montecarlo Inns (Vaughan)

Holiday Inn Express (Toronto/North York)

Guest may also wish to take advantage Vaughan Mills Outlet Mall Hotel Packages (The mall is a 15 minute drive to campus). There are many hotels in the area.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is paid parking in York Lanes Parking Garage which is adjacent to the Underground. This is the most convenient and costs 20.00 per day. More info and campus maps can be found here.

Information pertaining to Centennial College's School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts can be found here.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email: roberta@yorku.ca

Do I have to bring my printed ticket(s) to the event?

YES.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

No.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

No.

Are there dining options and/or retailers on campus?

Yes, there are plenty of dining options, shops, a pharmacy, a medical clinic, printing services and other retailers in York Lanes. Pleae click here for more information.



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