Johnson & Wales University will be host to an International Bread Symposium, taking place May 22-23, 2017 at its Charlotte campus.

The program, titled On The Rise: The Future of Bread, will feature two days of discussion, touching on current industry and consumer trends, advances in technology and technique, and the socioeconomic and cultural factors that are shaping the business of bread.
Peter Reinhart will curate the event. Reinhart is an award winning author, baker, and member of the JWU faculty. He has invited an impressive list of speakers to the event with vast knowledge on the bread world. The list includes Chad Robertson of Tartine Bakery, Francisco Migoya of Food Lab and co-author of Modernist Bread, and Tom Gumpel, Director of Bread Innovation for Panera.
The full list of speakers and topics can be found here.
Tickets for the symposium, as well as additional information, can be found here.
The International Bread Symposium is sponsored by Puratos, an international group that offers a full range of innovative products and application expertise in the bakery, patisserie, and chocolate sectors.