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.