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Your Vote Counts!
The Nominations and Board Development Committee (NBDC) is pleased to present the candidates for the 2019 RCA Board of Directors. These qualified candidates are dedicated to the advancement of Culinology® and pledge to expend significant energy toward our mission of cultivating collaboration between chefs and food science professionals.
The seven candidates who receive the most number of votes will be seated on the 2019 RCA Board of Directors. Ballot voting closes Friday, November 23, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. CST.
How Can Mushrooms Help Solve Food and Environmental Issues The Culinologist
"Fungi have been cultivated by humans as a food source for thousands of years, with over 400 known edible varieties. In 2016, United States mushroom growers produced more than 946 million pounds of fresh mushrooms.
The protein-rich fruiting fungi are a mainstay for most vegetarians and vegans and they leave lots of room for culinary innovation and experimentation in kitchens everywhere. But what exactly does it take to produce such a volume of product?"
Read more about mushrooms and sustainability in this article from the RCA Student blog, The Culinologist.
Compete in the Evolution of Food Waste Product Development Competition
Students: Make an impact on the food waste initiative by competing in the Evolution of Food Waste Product Development Competition, sponsored by NorthTaste Flavourings and Griffith Foods, at the RCA Conference.
Do your part by creating a proposal for an innovative commercialized food product using food waste ingredients that are commonly found within the industry. On top of making a positive impact, you'll be showcasing your innovation and excellence in front of companies that are potentially hiring.
The deadline to submit your proposal is January 18. The first place team will win $1,000!