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New Frontiers of Taste
21 Jul 2008 11:30 am
21 Jul 2008 2:00 pm

Thomas Keller demonstrates technique in front of 250 people at a special event, celebrating the 100th year anniversary of Dr. Kikunae Ikeda's discovery of umami, the 5th taste, is timed to coincide with the International Symposium on Olfaction and Taste (ISOT), and is sure to draw a variety of attendees that includes chefs, culinary students, food and wine experts, scientists, journalists, and food lovers.

Event highlights will include:
• Expert discussion and debate on the science of food and the sense of taste
• Exploration of cutting-edge food, wine and umami pairing ideas
• Sit-down luncheon featuring a variety of umami-rich dishes from some of the world's leading culinary experts

Hyatt Regency, 5 Embarcadero Ctr.
San Francisco