September 2017: Flavors of Chemistry: Coffee, Olive Oil, and Chocolate

Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017, 1 – 5 PM
Location: UC Davis Activites and Recreation Center Ballroom, Davis, CA
Reservations: http://flavors-of-chemistry-2017.brownpapertickets.com

ACS Sacramento Local Section is pleased to announce that the 3rd Annual Flavors of Chemistry will be occurring on Saturday, September 30th at the UC Davis Activities and Recreation Center, the same location as last year) from 1-5pm.

Speakers/Tastings:

Bill Ristenpart, Professor of Chemical Engineering, Director of the UC Davis Coffee Center, and instructor for the Design of Coffee course at UC Davis will speak about The Chemistry of Coffee.

Chocolate Fish Coffee Roasters will be hosting a coffee tasting before Prof. Ristenpart’s presentation. The coffee tasting will feature Chocolate Fish’s well-known nitro brew tasted with a cold brewed coffee- both using coffee beans of the same origin to emphasize the taste difference acquired through the nitro brew process.

Selina Wang, Assistant Adjunct Professor of Food Science and Technology and Research Director of the UC Davis Olive Center will speak about The Chemistry of Olives. Dr. Wang will integrate the tasting of the olive oil into her presentation.

Howard and Sally Peters, known as Mr. and Mrs. Chocolate and winners of the 2016 ACS Helen M. Free Award for Outstanding Public Outreach, will speak about The Chemistry of Chocolate. Dr. and Mrs. Peters will have a chocolate tasting as part of their presentation followed by a drawing for a ten-pound chocolate bar!

Event Flavors of Chemistry: Coffee, Olive Oil, and Chocolate
Date Saturday, September 30, 2017
Cost General Public: $30
ACS Member: $30
Student ACS Member: $15
Time 1 – 5 PM
Location UC Davis Activites and Recreation Center Ballroom, Davis, CA

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