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Olive Curious: Everything a Food Enthusiast Needs to Know about Olive Oil & Olives

Registration open to adults and college students!

Limited number of scholarships available. Apply at https://qfreeaccountssjc1.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5iny67b5R7vb6U6


Thursday & Friday August 11-12, 2022



8:00 AM – 2:30 PM. Lunch and snacks will be provided. 

Please contact Adele Amico Roxas  (adamicoroxas@ucdavis.edu or 530-752-4284) to request an accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility, for any food allergy and dietary restrictions


The Olive Center, thanks to industry, is offering a small number of scholarships to any young person that wants to attend and may need some help with the cost! Just complete our Qualtrics survey (https://qfreeaccountssjc1.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5iny67b5R7vb6U6) and we'll get back to you with a free registration code to participate once your application is reviewed. We encourage anyone to apply as the Olive Center values diversity in all of our educational programming.




UC DAVIS Olive Oil Center at Robert Mondavi Institute

RMI Sensory Building
392 Old Davis Road, Davis CA 95616



  • Olive Oil Sensory Evaluation
  • Pairing Food with Olive Oil
  • How to Cook with Olive Oil
  • Outdoor "Eat What you Harvest" Activity at the RMI Good Life Garden
  • Final agenda to be announced 



  • Maria Loi - Chef and Author Loi Estiatorio
  • Jehangir Mehta - Chef and Author
  • Javier Fernandez Salvador – Executive Director UC Davis Olive Center


    Early Bird registration: $200.00 until July 31, 2022 

    General Registration: $225.00. 

    Multiple registration (2 or more people): $175.00 per person (Coupon code: VIZIYTFMDC)



    Visitor Parking Lot 2 | Gateway Structure
    Thursday & Friday 11-12: Download ParkMobile app to conduct permit transactions from your phone. We advise you do this prior to arrival as the app requires a few steps to accept payment. All parking at UC Davis is now managed through the app and required.



    Registration and payment is only available through the UC Davis registration site and will close on August 10th or when the capacity is met.  No other forms of payment can be accepted. 

    This is our first class offering in two years and we are expecting registration to fill up quickly. Due to COVID, we will not be able to have additional spots beyond the allowed capacity, no exceptions.



    For our out-of-town visitors, multiple accommodations are available and some provide discounted UC Davis event rates.

    Hyatt Place UC Davis
    173 Old Davis Road Extension
    Davis, California
    Book online and select “UC Davis” rate

    Hilton Garden Inn Davis Downtown
    110 F St
    Davis, California
    530-753-3600 and mention “UC Davis rates”

    Best Western Plus Palm Court Hotel
    234 D Street
    Davis, California

    Aggie Inn, Ascend Hotel Collection
    245 First Street
    Davis, California

    Best Western University Lodge
    123 B Street
    Davis, California



    Email: for more information please email ucdolivecenter@ucdavis.edu



    This class does not allow for refunds and will not be cancelled. In the event of a new COVID restriction or other unforeseen reason that may cancel in-person classes at UC Davis, we will ship samples to the registered participants and the class will be held in a live virtual format online via Zoom. NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED.





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    UC Davis Olive Center at the Robert Mondavi Institute, Sensory Building

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    Begin Date:

    Aug 11, 2022

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    End Date:

    Aug 12, 2022

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    Contact Information:

    Adele Amico Roxas - adamicoroxas@ucdavis.edu

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    Price Per Ticket:


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    Last day to register online:

    Monday, August 8, 2022