Week 4: Boba Guys

Hello FoodInnovators!


Are you all ready for your project presentation this Tuesday? Let’s tackle this first challenge all together! Please make sure you have everything you need for the presentation (power point, poster,etc) at next class meeting on 10/4/2016. Winners will take home cookies as a small prize from us!  As usual, if you have any questions, comments, concerns about anything, or you just want to talk with us, please feel free to contact us through facebook or email.


Shoutout to Andrew Chau from Boba Guys and a huge thank you for the inspiring lecture on innovation in food businesses! I already see many future entrepreneurs in the class.


Announcements & Resources


Upcoming Event

  1. Our amazing FoodInno team, in collaboration with the RCSA: Research Chefs Student Committee is hosting a workshop! RSVP now in FB and Eventbrite, tickets are running out! Please see the attached flyer and below for more details:

    • Madrone Room, MLK Student Union, Thursday, October 6th from 7-9PM

We are co-hosting a culinary science workshop on how food works, led by world renowned culinary scientist Ali Bouzari. Whether cooking in a restaurant kitchen or being too busy to go to the store for a missing ingredient, Dr. Bouzari’s evening presentation will show how understanding the personalities of eight “mother” Ingredients (Water, Sugars, Carbs, Lipids, Proteins, Minerals, Gases, and Heat) can make food delicious regardless of skill level. Come network with food industry professionals and student leaders following the event, and learn about what FoodInno and RCA has to offer!


  1. Food Day 2016 Cal Food Community Mixer

  • Morgan Hall Lounge, Monday, October 24th @ 7:30 PM

This is THE FIRST inter-food club mixer! Come explore topics on food consulting, food engineering, food publication, nutrition education, food recovery, food policy, food systems, food innovation, or even just cooking! Refreshment will be provide.

**This is an official Food Day event, sponsored by the College of Natural Resources. For more information, please visit cnr.berkeley.edu.


Important Links


Many of you have asked us about field trips for this semester. Our team is now actively planning out some fun ones for you all, even though they are originally not in our course syllabus. Please let us know if you have any companies or sites of interest, and stay tuned for any additional information!


Again, if you wish to join our club mailing list, please respond to this email.


We will see you soon!



Karen & The FoodInno Team