Recipients of the 2018 CIFST Awards were announced during the Institute’s National Conference in Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON May 27 to 29. A total of seven awards were handed out as part of a gala dinner that was highlighted by a talk by Dr. Irwin Adam of the Future Food Studio in Toronto.
The list of this year’s CIFST Award recipients includes:
Katie Haddad and Erin Hopkins – Student Leadership Award
Eunice Li Chan – Emeritus Membership Award
Aline Tezcucano – Institute Award
Mike Nickerson – W.J. Eva Award
Amy Proulx and Joy Shinn – President’s Award
Earlier in the National Conference, H.P. Vasantha Rupasinghe of Dalhousie University was named a Fellow of CIFST.
Handed out annually, the CIFST Awards recognize significant contributions of dedicated food and beverage sector professionals working across Canada.