Foodservice: Delivered Schedule of Live Events



Monday, July 20 — Brought to you by Fine Dining Sponsor
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3:00 - 3:45 p.m. Chef's Menu: The Future of Foodservice Operations - The Executive Perspective

Top foodservice supply chain leaders will share their perspectives on the state of the foodservice industry and how it will change in the future. Learn how produce will be impacted and the opportunities that lie ahead. Questions will be fielded live during the session. Hear from operators to whet your appetite for the rest of the week.

Panelist:

  • Hari Nagabhirava, Senior Vice President Supply Chain, The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated

 

3:50 - 4:10 p.m. Tasting Menu

Choose from a menu of short sessions and get a taste of topics addressing needs and interests specific to each sector of our industry.

7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Mixer: Cook With Us - Family Style

This interactive session brings together Vincent Cani, Executive Sous Chef, The Hilton Orlando Resort & Spa, along with his 11-year-old daughter Iliana Cani. Grab your family and your prepped ingredients, and head to your kitchen. Let's cook up a family-friendly recipe together. No kitchen skills needed; Chef Vinnie will lead participants through the steps to create this recipe. The recipe with ingredients will be sent out prior to the event.



Tuesday, July 21 — Brought to you by Fine Dining Sponsor
Driscoll's
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10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Mixer: Breakfast LIVE with Chef Todd!

Join us in the kitchen with Chef Todd live! Seize this opportunity to participate in an interactive cooking session with a professional while creating a unique breakfast item for your table. The recipe with ingredients will be sent out prior to the event.

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3:00 - 3:45 p.m. The Chef's Menu: Meet the Post-COVID-19 Consumer

Understanding consumer attitudes, perceptions, and behavior when dining out is essential all the time, but right now it’s critical for gaining insight into the future of foodservice. Datassential will reveal the latest research about the future of produce in foodservice post-COVID-19 that will provide decision makers across the supply chain with the information needed to ensure the success of growers, distributors, and operators in the “next normal.”

Speaker: Jack Li, Haiku Master, Datassential

3:50 - 4:10 p.m. Tasting Menu

Choose from a menu of available short sessions and get a taste of various topics addressing needs and interests specific to each sector of our industry.

5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Chef's Table

Explore the inner workings of the foodservice industry in these behind-the-scenes experiences. At the chef’s table you’ll have the opportunity to explore and engage with products, services and ideas from throughout the industry.

Sponsored by
The Produce Nerd
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Mixer: Discussions Du Jour

Center for Growing Talent's Women's Fresh Perspectives program presents "Discussions Dujour," a fun reprieve from the business and education of the day to form personal connections. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in a mix of social time followed by the opportunity to choose from several breakout conversations with predetermined topics designed to spark ideas and discussion. This mixer is open to all, both women and men.



Wednesday, July 22 — Brought to you by Fine Dining Sponsor
Duda farm fresh foods
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12:00 - 12:45 p.m. The Chef's Menu

Enrich your perspective through the curated learnings from leaders in foodservice. In these sessions, you will experience an expert’s view of the industry through relevant information and trends, and leave empowered and refreshed with ideas that you can use.

12:50 - 1:10 p.m. Tasting Menu

Choose from a menu of available short sessions and get a taste of various topics addressing needs and interests specific to each sector of our industry.

4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Sourcing Meetings

Develop the partnerships that will move your business forward. These meetings will connect you with potential business partners, selected to fit your needs. Separate application and cost (deadline July 9) is required.

6:00 - 7:00 p.m. 

Center for Growing Talent Young Professionals Mixer

Come invest in your network, and mix and mingle with other young professionals in the industry across the global supply chain. This mixer includes breakout sessions where you will have the opportunity to chat, connect and learn from other young professionals on topics prepared to help grow your personal and professional brand.

8:00 - 8:45 p.m. The Chef's Menu: Emerging Global Trends and Their Impact on Foodservice

Gain a global perspective on emerging trends and their impacts to the future of fresh produce and your business. Join Darren Keating, CEO of PMA-ANZ, and a panel of influential industry members from Australia, New Zealand, and Asia as they explore how these trends impact the foodservice industry around the world.

9:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Mixer: Global Connection Social

Bring your own coffee, cocktail or cuppa, and join members from across the globe for conversations that span business boundaries and timelines alike. Hosts will lead participants through conversations on business challenges and opportunities that impact our industry everywhere.



Thursday, July 23 — Brought to you by Fine Dining Sponsor   
Robinson Fresh
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10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Sourcing Meetings

Develop the partnerships that will move your business forward. These meetings will connect you with potential business partners, selected to fit your needs. Separate application and cost (deadline July 6) is required.

12:50 - 1:10 p.m. Tasting Menu

Choose from a menu of available short sessions and get a taste of various topics addressing needs and interests specific to each sector of our industry.

3:00 - 4:35 p.m. Chef's Table

Explore the inner workings of the foodservice industry in these behind-the-scenes experiences. At the chef’s table you’ll have the opportunity to explore and engage with products, services and ideas from throughout the industry.

7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Mixer: Discover Mixology

Learn the history of the Mixology Tree and practice with a professional on how to make your own type of drink from one of the cocktail categories. We'll mix, sip and cheers as the mixologist discusses how to obtain the balance of flavors to make the perfect cocktail. Cocktail recipe and ingredient list to be provided ahead of time. Space is limited.



Friday, July 24 — Brought to you by Fine Dining Sponsor   
Mission Foodservice
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12:00 - 12:45 p.m. The Chef's Menu: What Does the Future Hold for Foodservice?

Come together to spark your imagination about the future of the foodservice industry. Discover what the future may look like from experts within and outside the industry during this fast-paced session.

Speaker: Darlene Damm, Chair & Faculty, Global Grand Challenges, Singularity University

12:50 - 1:10 p.m. Tasting Menu

Choose from a menu of available short sessions and get a taste of various topics addressing needs and interests specific to each sector of our industry.