The Gastronomy Student Association strives to build a thriving student community at Boston University’s Gastronomy program. Under the direction of the all-student board, the GSA hosts events and fosters community spirit for students of the Master of Liberal Arts in Gastronomy and Food Studies Certificate programs. We welcome all gastronauts and gastrognomes to join the board and participate in our programming. Below, you’ll find our schedule of upcoming events and board member bios.
Payal Parikh, GSA VP
Payal, or Pie, as she tends to go by, loves to explore the US food scenes focusing on travel and regional specialties. She is always on the lookout for spicy foods and unique beers and cocktails. Currently, she is getting her Culinary Arts certificate while pursuing her MLA in Gastronomy.
Becca Berland, GSA Communications Queen
Becca is a self-proclaimed ice cream aficionado and lover of all things sweet. She is currently exploring food and the media while freelancing and finishing up her Master’s degree. Read more about her 52 Weeks of Baking culinary adventures at rebeccaberland.com.