WSU School of Hospitality Business Management seeks local participants for pasta research study – WSU Insider

The Washington State University School of Hospitality Business Management is seeking up to 300 participants for a pasta taste test survey at Black Cypress restaurant in Pullman, Washington. 

The survey will take place from 3-5 p.m. starting Tuesday, Oct. 5, with additional dates to follow at Black Cypress, 215 E. Main St., Pullman. Participants must be 18 years of age or older and register beforehand by calling Black Cypress at 509-334-5800. Each participant will receive two pasta samples and answer a short questionnaire about texture and flavor preferences. Participants will receive a $20 Black Cypress gift card, and groups are encouraged to sign up together for same-table seating. 

The survey is part of a collaborative study between the hospitality school’s Marriott Hospitality Culinary Innovation Center, the USDA ARS Western Wheat Quality Lab and Pullman’s Black Cypress restaurant. 

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