Learn about the sensory quality of cheese
BOSTON – MA Cheese Guild plans one-day workshop May 15 at 9 a.m. at Boston Public Market on “Sensory Evaluation of Cheese” at The Kitchen at Boston Public Market. Visit www.brownpapertickets.com.
Au Bon Pain makes ordering easier and simpler
BOSTON – Au Bon Pain introduces ABP Pickup, a new service designed to save customers time and let them skip waiting in line. It’s a new mobile app that lets guest place orders via ABP Pickup, select a convenient pickup time and skip long waiting lines. The app is being rolled out in MA sites and will be available across other regions by May 25. It’s available on the App Store and Google Play. Go to http://www.aubonpain.com for details.
Third edition of Mediterranean Diet Roundtable coming
BOSTON – The third edition of the Mediterranean Diet Roundtable comes to Boston May 15-16 at U-Mass Club at 1 Beacon St. , 32nd floor. The conference brings international scholars, Dr. Antonia Trichopoulou from Greece, Dr. Miguel A. Martinez-Gonzáles, MD, PhD, MPH, from Spain and Prof. Eugenio Luigi Iorio from Italy, as well as Harvard professors and Belmont residents, Dr. Immaculata De Vivo, MPH, PhD, and Prof. Frank Sacks, MD. Ken Toong, executive director of UMass Auxiliary Enterprises/UMass Dining, whose foodservice operation was ranked #1 in the nation and has earned many national and international awards and recognitions will make opening remarks. Toong calls MDR “educated and inspirational.”
The event is sponsored by Barilla, Olivio, NAOO, Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior, Order of AHEPA, the International Trade Center of Washington and Boston and the American Hellenic Institute. Learn more and register at www.MDRproject.com