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Foodies (sustainability in dining): 55 John Street - First Year Students

What is Foodies?

Do you love food? Do you have a passion for sustainable practices in the culinary world? The purpose of culinary floor is to educate residents on the importance of food, not only as sustenance, but also as a representation of culture, politics, and health. You will explore many aspects of food its preparations, meanings, and origins. Typical events include: hands on cooking demonstrations, trips to city farms, and various restaurants in the city.

Why Choose Foodies?

  • To learn basic culinary skills
  • To gain an understanding of diverrse cultural identities through food
  • To engage in taste exploration and recipe creation as a way to enrich residents' knowlege of and appreciation for the culinary arts
  • To explore NYC's cultural insitutions through museum and theater vists relevant to each month's theme
  • To foster long-lasting appreciation for the culinary world which residencts will carry with them beyond their years at Pace

Events to look forward to:

  • Visit to Eagle Street Rooftop Farm in Brooklyn
  • Quesadilla Night
  • The Journey of Chocolate Day
  • Stone Soup Day
  • Visit to the American Museum of Natural HIstory
  • Food in Pop Culture game show night
  • Food for Thought (sustainability event)
  • Trip to City Bakery's Hot Chocolate Festival