Oleoteca at The Well

4.23.24 | 5pm–6:30pm
April 23, 2024 | 5pm–6:30pm |
The Well


The Well is located on the lower level of Yale Schwarzman Center, 168 Grove Street, New Haven, CT 06511.


Open to Yale students, faculty and staff.



Oleoteca at The Well: Olive Oil Exploration, presented by Yale School of Public Health & Yale Schwarzman Center Hospitality will set the stage for an extra virgin olive oil tasting and exploration of Mediterranean flavors. Learn how to properly taste olive oil, distinguish quality oils from defective ones, and change how you think about what has become a staple in so many cuisines.

Led by Tassos Kyriakides Assistant Professor of Biostatistics at Yale School of Public Health. Kyriakides' primary research focus is in the area of infectious diseases with particular emphasis on HIV/AIDS and its treatment, he has an interest in the history of medicine, social determinants of health and the socio-cultural dimension of the benefits of Greek/Mediterranean nutrition. He has recently been certified as an Olive Oil Sommelier by the International Culinary Center and the Olive Oil Education Lab in NY City. He is the co-proponent for the establishment of a Yale institute dedicated to the olive tree, its products and their impact on human and planetary health.