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Food Microbiology – Lyon, France (Part#5)

We started the day off eating breakfast and waiting for our drivers and tour guides Olivier and Alain. As soon as they arrived we packed into the large vans and were on our way to Pérouges and Annecy (both located to the east of Lyon). We made a small detour shortly after leaving Lyon at Pérouges, a small medieval town.…

Food Microbiology – Lyon, France (Part#4)

Sunday and Monday were “free” days to explore the city of Lyon on our own. Sunday: Our group took the tram up to the Aquarium du Grand Lyon. The fish were separated by where they are indigenous to, which was nice because we were able to see which fish were closer to us and which were absolutely not. One of…

Food Microbiology – Lyon, France (Part #2)

On day three of our trip we began the day by visiting an indoor/ covered gourmet market called Les Halles de Lyon- Paul Bocuse. It was named after the famous chef, Paul Bocuse who is a legendary chef in France. This market has some of the best chefs around including several Michelin star rated chefs. Today we were able to walk…

Food Microbiology – Lyon, France (Part #1)

On our full first day in Lyon, France we drove to Beaujolais which is in the country side of Lyon. We visited a baker, a cheesemaker, a winemaker and a chocolatier. It was a great experience. We learned many tricks and got to see many microbes in action. Every place we visited used either yeasts or bacteria in their food…

Food Microbiology – Class & Trip Intro

The Food Microbiology class at Saint Rose recently left to explore Lyon, France! Updates and Pictures of our adventures will be uploaded in the coming weeks, so feel free to keep checking to see the exciting adventures of the class. However, we first wanted to share some of the other awesome stuff we have been doing for the class this…