Presentation Title: Molecular Gastronomy within the Geography of the Kitchen

Section: Poster Session Group 1 1

Location: , Great Hall

Date & Time: Friday, April 19, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:15am


The interest surrounding food has grown considerably in the 21st century, with an ever increasing awareness on culinary science and molecular gastronomy. The modern chef has taken on a new image: utilizing centrifuges, vacuum sealers, and homogenizers in addition to the simple pot and pan. What effect does this have on the geography of cuisine, and how does food chemistry play a role in the understanding of character, gender, and culture in the space of the contemporary kitchen? Through a culmination of culinary labs, readings, and videos, I am exploring the realm of food science and considering the questions, benefits, and consequences that may arise.

Type of Presentation: Individual poster

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Presenter Information
Presenter(s): Marvil, Cayla Evans
Major(s): Mathematics
Class Year(s): 2013.5

Sponsor(s): McKinney, Kacy
Dept(s): Geography

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