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Saturday, July 18 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
The Flavor Complex

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What is flavour really? How are you creating, separating, categorizing and keeping your flavours as your specialized arsenal behind your bar. Well we have brought you an expert panel of Food and Beverage Scientists plus some of the industries most accomplished characters. To TRULY break it down for you! We will be interactively exploring with you, the processes of flavour extractions, enhancements, preservation and real scientific foundation behind these processes.

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Adrian Biggs

Senior Portfolio Ambassador, Bacardi USA
Having worked with his Uncle and Grandfather in Sydney restaurants during school holidays, Biggs discovered a desire to work in the Food and Beverage industry. Hailing from Hobart Tasmania, Biggs has lived and worked around the world in a myriad of segments in the Food and Beverage... Read More →

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Liv Bader-Shores

Senior Beverage Scientist, Bacardi-Martini Product Development
Being the daughter of a Flavorist, Liv grew up in the international flavor and fragrance industry. Whether her father brought home the latest candy concepts, chips from a Snaxpo convention, or a perfume designed just for her, she was always intrigued by taste and aroma. After a trip... Read More →
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Kari Bishop

Kari is a Senior Scientist at Bacardi-Martini Product Development.  She crafts the liquids for new products, making sure every drop is produced to perfection.  How does one fall into this fulfilling line of work?  It started with a Bachelor of Science in Food Science from the University... Read More →
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Iain Griffiths

Iain Griffiths has been involved in the hospitality industry for over ten years, with extensive knowledge of all aspects of the business. From his experience in his native Australia, through to Edinburgh and finally landing in London, along the way he worked in more then a few of... Read More →

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Bacardi USA


Saturday July 18, 2015 1:00pm - 2:30pm CDT
Grand Ballroom North at the Royal Sonesta Hotel 300 Bourbon Street New Orleans, LA 70130