Public Lecture

Spring 2017


FOOD WASTE: Solutions Informed by Science

(and what to do with your leftovers)


Massimo Bottura, Osteria Francescana & Food for Soul

Amy Hammes, Burbank Recycle Center

Jennifer Jay, UCLA

Moderated by Evan Kleiman, KCRW Good Food


Tuesday, May 2nd

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Freud Playhouse, Macgowan Hall


World-renowned chef Massimo Bottura, UCLA professor Jenny Jay, Zero Waste Consultant and “Waste Warrior” Amy Hammes will participate in a panel discussion moderated by Evan Kleiman on “Food waste: solutions informed by science,” hosted by Dr. Amy Rowat, Science and Food, and the UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative. The discussion will focus on measuring the environmental effects of food waste, how policy influences food waste and its relationship to hunger and the environment

Massimo Bottura’s book, Never Trust a Skinny Italian Chef, will be available for sale and a book signing will take place right after the lecture.

The lecture will be held at Freud Playhouse, which is located inside Macgowan Hall, near the intersections of Wyton Dr. and Charles E. Young Dr. East. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Parking is $8 (if paid at pay station) and is available at parking structure #3 inside the pay-by-space  area.

TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED BY PHONE AT (310) 825-2101, IN PERSON AT UCLA CENTRAL TICKET OFFICE (CTO), OR THROUGH TICKETMASTER. General admission tickets are available for $25 . Tickets bought over the phone or in person will not include additional fees or surcharges. The UCLA CTO is located on-campus and is open Monday–Friday, 10am–4pm. General admission tickets can also be purchased online from Ticketmaster for $25 plus additional fees. A limited number of $5 student tickets are available to current UCLA students. These must be purchased in person at the UCLA CTO with a valid Bruin Card.

For questions, please email laurah@ucla.edu

ScienceandFood is grateful for the support from LA Times Food Bowl, Imperfect Produce and WholeFoods Market