Gen Z: What Do They Eat?
What does Generation Z eat? Is the image more important than the actual food? What are the factors that drive Gen Z'ers to queue at length and travel for hours in pursuit of 'grammable grub? Find out from the latest research study if health and environmental consciousness affect their menu choices, and you can hear directly from these influential food influencers themselves what they look for when setting out to din
Instructor, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Forest Ma is an Instructor at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, School of Hotel and Tourism Management. She has extensive working experience in hotel operations with a focus on food and beverage sector. Her area of expertise for teaching and research is food and beverage service, gastronomy, and beverage management.
Influenced by her mother, Rose Chiu developed a passion for food from a young age. As one of the first food bloggers in Hong Kong, she has amassed a loyal fan base with @fatasslovesfood and built a strong bond with some of the most highly regarded individuals from the industry over the years.With a unique perspective towards the market and valuable connections with leading restaurateurs, Rose found her calling as the bridge that brings the food and beverage business closer to their consumers. Before becoming an independent consultant, Rose worked with some of the elite companies in the industry.
Founder of Bakebe, Venus Chi has long been accustomed to the glamour of high society and good food, from hosting tv shows related to fashion, food and cooking to being the master of ceremonies at many high-profile events and eventually becoming a professional food blogger. There aren’t many foods that haven’t crossed her palate. Despite all this, the food that she enjoys the most are those that are homemade, food made with love. With this philosophy in mind, she wanted to be able to give everyone the opportunity to create something with their own hands for themselves and those they loved and thus Bakebe was born.
Dr Murray Mackenzie
Education Specialist (Integrated Learning), School of Hotel & Tourism Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Before joining the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2008, Dr Murray Mackenzie was employed at the Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand, as a senior lecturer and programme leader for the Bachelor of International Hospitality Management. He has 20 years experience lecturing and teaching in Northern Ireland New Zealand and Hong Kong.