Monday, April 13, 2009

University of Gastronomic Sciences to hold information session

On April 22 Italy’s University of Gastronomic Sciences will hold an information session at Bethesda Green in Bethesda, Md., for prospective students interested in learning more about the school’s programs and application procedures. Staff and alumni will be available to explain the university's educational philosophy, present the undergraduate and graduate degrees and discuss internships and work opportunities. The session is open to all students, professionals and members of the public.

Co-founded in 2003 by the international nonprofit Slow Food Movement and the Italian regions of Piedmont and Emilia-Romagna, the school's approach is to create a new understanding of gastronomy, linking eating and producing. For more information, visit