Exec Profiles 2013

UBC Food Society has a fun collection of executives from a diverse background. You will want to meet them, as they are all esteemed members of society. To be a member of UBC Food Society is like eating from the plate of Kings on the Iron Throne. Or being Gordon Ramsay. Same feeling.

Learn about us here. From the grammatical mistakes that follow, you can find out which of the Food Society executives are Science students and which ones study recipes.

Top 8

Hanson Do


  • Program: Science, Cognitive Systems,  3.5th Year
  • Favourite food: Ramen
  • Favourite drink: Avocado Smoothies
  • Favourite restaurant: Too many…
  • Best dish you’ve ever made: Super Meatified Lasagna
  • Most disgusting thing eaten: Dried maggots

Lisa Zhu



  • Program: Nutritional Sciences
  • Favourite food: Wild Salmon Sashimi
  • Favourite drink: Lavender Lass
  • Best dish you’ve ever made: Coconut curry chicken
  • Most disgusting thing eaten: Bugs!!

Joseph Tio
VP Events

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  • Program: Biotechnology
  • Favourite food: Chocolate
  • Favourite drink: Green Tea
  • Best dish you’ve ever made: Mini-apple pies
  • Most disgusting thing eaten: Warm coke with ginger & green onion oil (I was the victim of a prank)

Jasmine Li
VP Admin & VP Mini Clubs


  • Program: 4th Year Biology
  • Favourite food: Frozen yogurt
  • Favourite drink: Coconut Water
  • Best dish you’ve ever made: Cheesecake with lemon custard
  • Most disgusting thing eaten: Durian

Samantha Hung
VP Admin


  • Program: Nutritional Sciences
  • Favourite food: Pierre Hermes Macarons
  • Favourite drink: Watermelon Juice
  • Best dish you’ve ever made: Lavender and Strawberry Buttermilk Cake
  • Most disgusting thing eaten: Wasabi

Praveena Thirunathan
VP External

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  • Program: 3rd Year Food Science
  • Favourite food: Tiramisu
  • Favourite drink: Faluda
  • Best dish you’ve ever made: Beef Bourguignon and Brown Butter Mashed Potatoes
  • Most disgusting thing eaten: Herbal curry that smelled like grass

Melody Lee
VP Sponsorship

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  • Program: Social Work
  • Favourite food: Creme Brulee
  • Favourite drink: Blueberry Yogurt Smoothie
  • Best dish you’ve ever made: I cant really cook but I can make a mean instant noodle!
  • Most disgusting thing eaten: Funky tomato sauce that tasted like puke.

Ashley Luk


  • Program: Arts
  • Favourite food: Notte’s Bon Ton Bakery’s Diplomat Cake
  • Favourite drink: Starbucks Chai Tea Latte
  • Best dish you’ve ever made: Triple Threat Pie (Cookie, cake, pie all in one)
  • Most disgusting thing eaten: Chocolate covered grasshoppers

Event Coordinators

Anson Wong

  • Program: 4th Year Chemistry
  • Favourite food: Steak
  • Favourite drink: Anything with Mango or Honey Green Milk Tea
  • Best dish you’ve ever made: Black Pepper Beef Chow Mein
  • Most disgusting thing eaten: My mom’s cooking.

Dennis Ma


  • Program: Pharmacology
  • Favourite food: Ootoro sushi
  • Favourite drink: Dairyland chocolate milk
  • Best dish you’ve ever made: Steak (w/black pepper sauce)
  • Most disgusting thing eaten: Pig Colon

Angie Li


  • Program: 3.5th year Biology
  • Favourite food: BC spot prawns!
  • Favourite drink: Water
  • Best dish you’ve ever made: A beautiful frittata that took me an entire morning to make.
  • Most disgusting thing eaten: Steamed worms!

Michael Cai

  • Program: 2nd year Food, Nutrition, and Health
  • Favourite food: Neapolitan Pizza
  • Favourite drink: Root Beer
  • Best dish you’ve ever made: Jamie Oliver’s Winter Pudding Bombe
  • Most disgusting thing eaten: Goat Cheese

Diana Pan

  • Program: 3rd Year Real Estate
  • Favourite food: This is a trick question, isn’t it?
  • Favourite drink: Pompelmo Pellegrino
  • Best dish you’ve ever made: A very garlicy shrimp scampi
  • Most disgusting thing eaten: Mushrooms

Amanda Lee


  • Program: 2nd Year Commerce
  • Favourite food: The Kaboom Box’s Hot Smoked Salmon “Salmwich” 
  • Favourite drink:  Green tea cheesecake bbt from Milk & Sugar Cafe
  • Best dish you’ve ever made: I’m great at making salads, I’ll leave the actual cooking to the pros.
  • Most disgusting thing eaten: Dried oysters

Sponsorship Coordinators

Joyce Chen

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  • Program: Microbiology/Immunology & Oceanography
  • Favourite food: Okonomiyaki
  • Favourite drink: Milkis
  • Best dish you’ve ever made: Ramen
  • Most disgusting thing eaten: Raw Chicken

Tina Li

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  • Program:  Food, Nutrition and Health
  • Favourite food: Apple Pie
  • Favourite drink: HK Style Milk Tea
  • Best dish you’ve ever made: Sugar Glazed Bacon Wrapped Smokies
  • Most disgusting thing eaten: Raisins

Julia Chu


  • Program: 2nd Year Biology
  • Favourite food: Pad Thai
  • Favourite drink: Honey melon slush from Bubble Queen
  • Best dish you’ve ever made: Tapioca pudding with pineapple bun crust
  • Most disgusting thing eaten: Mexican Crickets

Ernestine Kong

  • Program: 3rd Year Arts
  • Favourite food: Sashimi
  • Favourite drink: Green tea
  • Best dish you’ve ever made: Hot and sour soup
  • Most disgusting thing eaten: Mushroom chowder I made because I added too much flour.

Photography Team

Christine Liu

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Melissa Lachica

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  • Program: 3rd Year Integrated Sciences
  • Favourite food: Anything sweet!
  • Favourite drink: Chocolate milk
  • Best dish you’ve ever made: Cheesecake-stuffed strawberries
  • Most disgusting thing eaten: Epic Meal Time style savoury & sweet breakfast

Hogan Wong


  • Program: 3rd Year Political Science/Computer Science
  • Favourite food: Ramen/Sushi
  • Favourite drink: Yerba Mate/Chai Latte
  • Best dish you’ve ever made: Seared duck breast
  • Most disgusting thing eaten: Anything from McDonalds

Laura Wong

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Writing Team

Gavin Yeung

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Megan Wong


  • Program: Dietetics
  • Favourite food: Rice cakes
  • Favourite drink: Chocolate milk
  • Best dish you’ve ever made: Scalloped potatoes
  • Most disgusting thing eaten: Dirt flavoured Bertie Bott’s beans

Victoria Lei


  • Program: 3rd year Plant Biology
  • Favourite food: Japanese fusion
  • Favourite drink: Soup
  • Best dish you’ve ever made: Lasagna
  • Most disgusting thing eaten: Chinese herbal tea

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