2017 Gourmandise Grain Conference

The Gourmandise School at Santa Monica Place

September 24 – 25, 2017  |  8:30am – 6:30pm

Join us as we continue the momentum from last year’s Grain Conference with two exciting days of workshops, speakers and panel discussions. Learn from the industry’s leaders, chefs and farmers sharing their knowledge and pro techniques in working with whole grains. We’ve also expanded this year by adding a bigger collection of speakers and thought-leaders as we share the incomparable benefits of local heirloom grains.

Consumer Day

Sunday, September 24

Consumer Day Keynote Speaker

Josey Baker of Josey Baker Bread

“A Conversation with Josey Baker”

Trade Day

Monday, September 25

Trade Day Keynote Speaker

Dave Miller of Miller’s Bake House

“Grain Progress & California Grain Campaign”

2016 Gourmandise Grain Conference Highlights

KEYNOTE SPEAKER  –  Glenn Roberts of Anson Mills
LEAD MODERATOR  –  KCRW’s Evan Kleiman

Noted panelists and speakers

Or Amsalam of Lodge Bread
Carlos Enriquez of Superba Bread
Nan Kohler of Grist & Toll Mills
Travis Lett of Gjusta

Zoe Nathan of Rustic Canyon Group
Farmer Mai Nguyen
Minh Phan of Porridge and Puffs
Alex Weiser of Weiser Farms

2016 Sponsors

Blinking Owl, Blue Stove, Community Grains, Gjust, Glou Glou Magazine, Grist & Toll, Koda Farms, Ole Skool BBQ, Peads & Barnetts, Superba Food & Bread, Tender Greens, Three Weavers, Weihenstphan, Wheel House Wine & Cheese