Category: Food Communications

Posts about food writing, marketing, PR – includes events involving communications fields, courses offered in those fields, and students working in those fields

2 Day Food Styling, Writing, and Photography Class

In this hands-on, multipart, one-and-half-day workshop, Sheryl Julian and Sally Vargas will guide participants through what it takes to style, shoot, and write about food in a compelling and successful way. Former food editor for the Boston Globe, Julian is a cookbook author, food stylist, and writer with over thirty years of experience in food media. […]

The Oyster Revival: Restoring Our Waters

A short documentary by Allison Keir From the moment I decided to apply to the Gastronomy program with a focus in Communication, my decision to do it has only been more and more reinforced. Aside from the vast amount of knowledge gained from the program, the connections with other faculty and students have provided a […]

Student Spotlight: Morgan Mannino

“Cook’s Illustrated, I’ve got a tasting of apple crostata in the main kitchen,” a test cook’s voice mumbles over the telephone speaker. I look up from my work, it’s 11AM, having some dessert pre-lunch won’t hurt me, plus it’s got apples in it (it’s practically health food) and I’d love to see where Steve is […]

Announcing the Fall 2017 Pépin Lecture Series in Food Studies and Gastronomy

Boston University’s Programs in Food and Wine and MLA in Gastronomy Program are pleased to announce the following lectures scheduled for the Fall 2017 semester. Lectures in the Pépin Series are free and open to the public, but registration with Boston University’s Programs in Food and Wine is required. The Cooking Gene, with Michael Twitty […]

Upcoming Events

Gastronomy students!!! You may be interested in these upcoming events. Check ’em out! Venture Capital Investment for Food The top 25 U.S. food and beverage companies lost an equivalent of $18 billion in market share between 2009 and 2016. Venture capitalists are shelling out billions hoping to transform agriculture and scale food ventures that reduce […]