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Check out My Show Planner to create your personalized list of exhibitors to visit, add events to your schedule and set up meetings. You can access My Show Planner from your desktop or from the Foodservice 21 mobile app.

Download the mobile app by searching for
Foodservice 21 in the app store.

Note: Printed directories will not be available on-site at the event.

Check out My Show Planner to create your personalized list of exhibitors to visit, add events to your schedule and set up meetings. You can access My Show Planner from your desktop or from the Foodservice 21 mobile app.

Download the mobile app by searching for
Foodservice 21 in the app store.

Note: Printed directories will not be available on-site at the event.

Check out My Show Planner to create your personalized list of exhibitors to visit, add events to your schedule and set up meetings. You can access My Show Planner from your desktop or from the Foodservice 21 mobile app.

Download the mobile app by searching for Foodservice 21 in the app store.

Note: Printed directories will not be available on-site at the event.

Schedule

Early/Mid-July 2021
Time  Event 
Week of June 28

Start Networking and Connecting
Supercharge your experience online throughout July. The exhibitor directory will be open to everyone to learn about the latest products and services, schedule virtual or in-booth meetings, and "favorite" who they wish to visit on the show floor in Monterey.

Get started by creating your My Show Planner account today. You will also have access to My Show Planner on the Foodservice mobile app, which will be available prior to the event.

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Time  Event 
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration
Location: Monterey Conference Center
9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 

Brighter Bites + PMA Volunteer Experience

Are you hungry to help? Volunteers will participate in an onsite bagging, distribution and fun food experience at La Gloria Elementary School. See firsthand the benefits of bringing fresh fruits and vegetables directly to local families' hands. Transportation and boxed lunch will be provided. Volunteers should wear close-toed, comfortable shoes. For health and safety, temperature checks and masks will be required on school property. Sign up to volunteer! Capacity is limited. Learn more about how Brighter Bites is creating communities of health through fresh food.

2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Buyer Sourcing Meetings*
Location: Monterey Conference Center
Opportunity for foodservice produce suppliers to connect with foodservice operators and distributors, in a fast-paced, low pressure environment, opening the door for more in-depth conversations in the future.

*Separate registration required

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Happy Hour and a Half with Center for Growing Talent*
Kick off Foodservice Conference while supporting Center for Growing Talent. Join us for cocktails and conversation, network with friends old and new.

*By invitation only

Thursday, July 22, 2021
Time  Event 
7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Registration
Location: Monterey Conference Center

8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Continental Networking Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Foodservice Insights and Innovations to Thrive: General Session and Peer-to-Peer Discussion Groups
Location: Monterey Marriott - San Carlos Ballrooms

Gather the hottest culinary and foodservice trends and take your company to the next level as the foodservice industry rises post-pandemic. This session will support your efforts to fast-track your operation. A deeper dive in small breakouts with peers and industry leaders across the foodservice supply chain will follow. Share your experiences, learn from others and walk away with actionable insights.

Speaker: Lauren M. Scott, Chief Strategy & Membership Officer, Produce Marketing Association

10:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. 

Networking Lounge
Location: Monterey Conference Center – 2nd Floor – Steinbeck Lobby, Jeffers Plaza & Stevenson Terrace

Set up a meeting, connect with peers and recharge with lunch or exhibitor food samples before you get back to business on the show floor.

11:15 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Foodservice Produce Expo
Location: Monterey Conference Center – 1st Floor – Serra Ballroom
Portola Hotel & Spa – 1st Floor – DeAnza Ballroom

Are you poised to take advantage of the health and plant-forward menu trends consumers want when they dine out? You'll find all the latest products/services, menu ideas, and companies that can fill your produce requirements. Often called the most important afternoon in foodservice, the Foodservice Expo highlights all that and more.

12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Chef’s Creation Lunch
Location: Monterey Conference Center – 2nd Floor – Steinbeck Lobby, Jeffers Plaza & Stevenson Terrace

Immerse yourself in the creativity of chefs as we celebrate all things foodservice. Enjoy lunch as you watch chefs in action.  

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Reception at the Barns
Location: The Barns at Cooper Molera
535 Polk Street, Monterey, CA

Celebrate those who wear their love of foodservice on their sleeves. Reconnect with your foodservice industry colleagues in a fun, casual setting.

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questions?

Belinda Keota

Belinda Harvey

Event & Program Manager

+1 (302) 607-2154

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Erin Liu

“The Foodservice Conference gives me an inside perspective on produce production. I’m attending to see new products, labor-saving applications, and speakers who give voice to the latest and greatest – things I haven’t seen before. “  

Erin Liu,
Account Manager,
Vesta Foodservice