Culinaria Research Centre

Photograph of the Culinaria Kitchener Lab

The Culinaria Research Centre is the hub for Food Studies at the University of Toronto that blends research excellence with community engagement and student research experience. The core academic mission of the centre is to unite scholars with related interests and encourage dialogue and partnership with a range of stakeholders. Our projects provide new insight into some of the major questions in the field of Food Studies: the place of food in cultural identity and expression; the relationship between food, diaspora, and inter-ethnic/inter-cultural contact in Canada and beyond; commodity production and labour, from slavery to the age of empire to the present day; the links between food systems, health, gender, and family. 

The Culinaria Research Centre is located in the Science Wing building at the UTSC campus; the Culinary Office is in SW 312, and the Teaching Kitchener Lab is in SW 313.

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