Joint Symposium UCLA

On April 10, 2019, Basque Culinary Center organized a scientific conference “Gastronomic science: form, function and creativity” in which experts from the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles) as well as researchers from BCC participated. Representatives from diverse institutions were invited such as, the Basque Government, the City Council of Donostia-San Sebastián and Turespaña.

Throughout the day, various topics were addressed including the research work carried out in both centers. The addressed topics were related to sensory perception and emotions, personalized gastronomy, intestinal microbiota and fermented foods. The information provided by the experts was of interest for the attendees who came from different universities and also, from the food sector.