FOOD DESIGN THINKING for Products and Services
A full process with selected methods and step by step instructions to design food products and food services
This online course contains a selection of ESSENTIAL Food Design Thinking METHODS ideal for Food Designers designing new FOOD PRODUCTS and new FOOD SERVICES like cafes, restaurants, food trucks, etc.
+ the training for Facilitators
This course gives you all the fundamentals to the Food Design Thinking process. It includes:
- the bases of this methodology on Sustainability and Empathy
- fundamental instructions and methodological frames for Facilitators on creativity and group-work, and how to best facilitate a Food Design Thinking process
- worksheets and step-by-step instructions for 33 Food Design Thinking methods throughout all 6 phases: from learning about the Food Design context, to gathering insights, to generating ideas, prototyping, and developing the proposition' system.
Before starting this course it's recommended you take the Free course Food Design Thinking 101.
If on the other hand, you're interested in a more comprehensive learning with one-to-one coaching sessions with Dr Francesca Zampollo, consider the program Food Design Thinking the Complete Methodology and Training.
If you need support or advice on this course, don't hesitate to get in touch and Francesca will be happy to chat with you!
StartThe complete introduction to Food Design Thinking (6:16)
StartIntroduction to the Circular Economy (2:42)
StartThe Circular FOOD Economy Model (19:49)
StartIntroduction to Sustainability (4:07)
StartFood Design Thinking for Empathy (4:21)
StartThe Four Food Design Pillars (7:56)
StartFood Design Thinking and the Appreciative Inquiry (3:31)
StartImportance of Collaboration (3:55)
StartIngredients of Collaboration (8:09)
StartCreativity and Food Design Thinking (9:13)
StartFacilitator's Guide (13:14)
StartHow to facilitate collaborative meetings and the role of the Facilitator (13:14)
StartThe Food Designer' Superpowers - PART 1 (12:58)
StartThe Food Designer' Superpowers - PART 2 (14:01)
StartHow to select the Methods to use
StartNeed to work digitally/remotely?
StartHow is it going so far?
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"I’m a future-optimist stargazer working for this Earth’s evolution through unity. I’m the Founder and Chair of Inspiration at the Online School of Food Design. And I love Pizza."
Dr. Francesca Zampollo is a Food Design Thinking researcher, consultant, teacher, and keen public speaker. She is the founding editor of the International Journal of Food Design, the first and only academic journal of Food Design, the founder of the International Food Design Society, and she organized the first, second, and third International Conferences on Food Design. Francesca earned a PhD in Design Theory applied to Food Design in 2014 and she taught Food Design and Design Theory at London Metropolitan University and Auckland University of Technology as a full-time senior lecturer and researcher. For the last eight years, Francesca worked on developing the Food Design Thinking methodology, as a food-specific branch of Design Thinking (francescazampollo.com). Francesca founded the Online School of Food Design© in 2016, and she now works as a consultant and as a teacher bringing the Food Design Thinking methodology to companies and individuals.
Frequently Asked Questions
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The FDT process and the PDF Worksheets available for download in this course are for personal use only. Users can print the PDF Worksheets and use them for personal projects or for projects within their company.
Users can not upload, copy, or alter the PDF worksheets in any way.
CONSULTANTS can not teach the FDT methodology to their clients and can not give them the FDT digital PDF worksheets. Consultants can use the FDT methodology with their clients but can only share unaltered printed copies of the worksheets.
TEACHERS can teach the FDT methodology to their students but can only share unaltered printed copies of the worksheets. Teachers can not distribute to their students the FDT digital PDF worksheets.
This is to protect my work, I hope you can understand.