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Webinar – What’s Cooking: Introduction to Culinary Translation – Recording will be available

December 12, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Webinar: What's cooking

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Over the past years, there has been a popular interest in food and cooking thanks to globalization and the multiplication of food-related media – cookbooks, magazines, TV programs and foodies blogs. There have never been as many cookbooks published, translated and purchased as nowadays. But cooking is much more than food, it is about culture, identity and language as reflected by Brillat-Savarin: “Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are”. How difficult can it be to translate menus and cookbooks? Chicken with pasta and tomato sauce – that sounds easy enough to translate! The truth is, it is not as easy as it sounds…

Join us for this webinar to delve into the world of culinary translation and take part in hands-on activities!


Olivia Singier Texier was born in Dunkirk, France. She is an English®French translator specializing in Education, Cooking, and Beauty. She holds a BA of British and American Literature from Sorbonne University, as well as CIDESCO and ITEC diplomas in beauty therapy.

Olivia has travelled a lot and has lived in France, China, Australia and in San Francisco for the last three years.

She is currently completing her MA in Translation Studies with the University of Portsmouth and writing her dissertation on “Cookbooks for Men: Translating Culture, Identity and Masculinity(ties)”.

In her free time, she enjoys cooking, reading, travelling and discovering the city with her little Chihuahua. She is also working on a blogging project on cooking and translation.

Continuing Education: 

Approved CEUs: 2 ATA CE points

Where: Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link, and a password by email after registering. Attendees will need access to a computer with internet and speakers to listen to the presentation.


NCTA Members – $40

Non-NCTA Members – $55 (click to join NCTA)

To register as an NCTA member with the reduced pricing, please FIRST log into your account and THEN click here!

The webinar will be recorded. Please register below to receive a link to the recording.

Questions? Need more info? Email Judit Marin at continuing-ed@ncta.org


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December 12, 2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Judit Marin