From Waste to Wealth:
Unveiling Transformative Solutions
Join us for a thought-provoking session on Sustainability Around the World! In this episode, we’re thrilled to welcome Dr. Vicky T.Y. Leung, Assistant Professor in Culinary Arts and Management at the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong.
Dr. Leung, which is also an experienced chef and longstanding member of the Worldchefs community, will serve as our guide as we delve into the innovative realm of revitalizing food by-products. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain insights from a distinguished expert in the field! Join us as we navigate the intersection of culinary arts, sustainability, and cutting-edge research.
Join Chef Chris Koetke and Dr. Vicky T.Y Leung to:
- Discover how culinary arts and management intersect with sustainable practices
- Uncover strategies for refining food by-products into valuable ingredients
- Learn how a team of researchers has established a successful Upcycled Pet Treats out of unusual food products
- Topic: From Waste to Wealth: Unveiling Transformative Solutions
- Where: 14:00 CET on Zoom, Facebook Live, Twitter, and YouTube!
- When: November 28, 2023
Sustainability Around the World is part of our Feed the Planet initiative, inspiring sustainable food consumption among communities and culinary professionals. Find out how to get involved at www.howtofeedtheplanet.com. Also, watch the previous episode of Sustainability Around the World Webcast here.
Founded by Worldchefs, Feed the Planet is run in partnership with Electrolux Food Foundation and AIESEC. Particularly, this initiative counts on the support of the Electrolux Food Foundation. Learn more about the Foundation here.
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Looking forward to seeing you at the webinar!
About the Speakers
Dr. Vicky T.Y. Leung
Assistant Professor in Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
Dr. Vicky T.Y. Leung is an Assistant Professor for the Bachelor of Arts
(Honours) in Culinary Arts and Management in Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management from School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She started to work in a kitchen of a one-starred Michelin restaurant, Mandarin Grill and Bar in Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong. She then rejoined the school to pursuing a part-time master’s degree in international hospitality management.
She also obtained her Ph.D. study at the in 2019. Meanwhile, she also served as a chairwoman of Hong Kong Young Chefs Club, a committee member of Hong Kong Chefs Association and a young chef ambassador mentor of World Association of Chefs’ Societies (Worldchefs). Her passion makes her research interests focus on chefs’ creative behaviors, kitchen management, and human resource management in hospitality and catering industry.
Chris Koetke, CEC CCE HAAC
Chairman of Worldchefs Feed The Planet Committee; Corporate Executive Chef at Ajinomoto Health & Nutrition North America, Inc
Chef Christopher Koetke, CEC CCE HAAC, is currently Corporate Executive Chef at Ajinomoto Health & Nutrition North America, Inc, and the Chair of the Feed the Planet Committee of Worldchefs.
Indeed, having a 40-years expirience of working in the foodservice industry and given his global travels experimenting with ingredients and flavors, Chris is a well-known expert on culinary matters. Therefore, in 2010, he was given the inaugural Chefs Collaborative Pathfinder Award for his work in making sustainability mainstream both within foodservice operations and education.
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