At the end of May, UBC Food Services, in partnership with Humane Society International/Canada, The Humane Society of the United States, and Vancouver Humane Society, hosted the first Forward Food Culinary Training and Summit in Canada.

The event consisted of a two-day culinary training experience followed by a one-day summit. The training, led by Chef Wand White, former Executive Operations Chef at the University of North Texas, who opened the first vegan university dining hall in the United States, focused on helping chefs refine their plant-based cooking skills, challenged them to think differently about their menus. 

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