Tag Archives: Oxford Symposium on Food & Cookery


Joanne Chang’s 7th Flour Bakery about to open

BOSTON – The seventh Flour Bakery opens on Dalton St. in the Back Bay late this month, says owner Joanne Chang. The chain is interviewing potential personnel so check out job openings at flourbakery.com.

BESPOKE offers ideas and more at SOWA Power Station tomorrow

BOSTON – BESPOKE, a new addition to COCHON555, takes place tomorrow from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at SoWA Power Station in the South End. Come listen, share ideas and more. Making its national debut, the symposium aims to enrich the culinary and intellectual worlds of all present beginning with keynote speeches by leading thinkers such as Dr. Amy Trubek (Vermont Professor and author of Taste Of Place: A Cultural Journey into Terroir) and Adam Sharp (formerly Twitter’s Head of News, Politics, and Elections). A four person panel will address issues of power, labor, diversity, and class in the restaurant industry, followed by a series of intimate talking circles pairing no more than 15 guests with each of the day’s guest speakers for lively, themed discussions. This marks the beginning of a partnership between Cochon555 and the American Friends of the world’s most prestigious forum for food studies, the Oxford Symposium on Food & Cookery. All proceeds go to charity. Cost: $70 for breakfast, lunch, and the day-long symposium. 20% discount for students & chefs/cooks using the code = Industry: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cochon555-boston-tickets-29658569580Student or industry/restaurant ID or proof needed at door for discount entry.