A Bournemouth University student has been awarded the best PhD paper at the conference of the European Council on Hotel, Restaurant & Institutional Education (EuroChrie).
Sarah Price presented her research on the European project FoodSMART, an innovative technical menu solution that enables informed consumer choice when eating out. It takes into account individual characteristics, such as culture and dietary requirements as well as product specifications, leading to personalised food recommendations.
The conference took place in Budapest where Sarah was up against strong international competition with over 100 other papers presented. Sarah was awarded a certificate and a prize of 500 Euros.
On her award win, Sarah said: “I have really enjoyed my PhD and receiving such an amazing award at the end of my journey an incredible recognition of my work and shows that all the hard work has paid off.”