Panel Discussion on Acadian _ Cajun Food Culture

Panel Discussion on Acadian & Cajun Food Culture moderated by Dr Sylvain Charlebois

Saturday, October 28, 2023    
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Event Type


Devour! Studios
360 Main Street, Wolfville, NS, B4P1C4

Food expert, Dr. Sylvain Charlebois leads a discussion with chefs, writers, and filmmakers about how food through French, Acadian, and Cajun cultures has shaped what it is today.

Ticket Price: Free Admission
Offered in French w/English translation
Sponsored by Congrès mondial acadien, Dalhousie University Agri-Foods Analytics Lab

List of panellists coming soon!

Sylvain Charlebois

One of the world’s most cited scholars in food supply chain management, food value chains, and traceability, Dr. Sylvain Charlebois is a Professor in Food Distribution and Policy in the Faculties of Management and Agriculture at Dalhousie University in Halifax, as well as Dalhousie’s Senior Director of the Agri-food Analytics Lab. Known as “The Food Professor”, his current research interest lies in the broad area of food distribution, security, and safety. Since 2020, he co-hosts The Food Professor podcast, discussing issues in the food, food service, grocery, and restaurant industries.

He has authored seven books on global food systems, the most recent being Food Safety, Risk Intelligence and Benchmarking. He has also published over 750 peer-reviewed journal articles in several academic and professional publications and has been featured in numerous media outlets including The Economist, The New York Times, The Washington Post, BBC, NBC, ABC, and The Globe & Mail. @sylvain.charlebois