Open to All Attendees! Located on the Expo Hall Floor, the F&B Innovation Center is a dedicated area of food and food service equipment suppliers with access to expert demonstrations and Chef meet and greets. Explore and find new enhancements to add to your bar menu and exciting ways to increase revenue through technology and quality ingredients. Download the 2017 F&B Innovation Center Recipe Book.
Combined, these Chefs have 150+ years of combined experience in the restaurant & hospitality industry.
Tuesday, March 27
- 12:45-1:00pm Welcome with Chef Brian Duffy
- 1:00-1:30pm Chef Matt Varga, Executive Chef, Gracie’s
- 2:00-2:30pm Chef Chad Rosenthal, Head Honcho & Chef, The Lucky Well & Banh Street
- 3:00-3:30pm Chef Keith Breedlove, Chef, Owner & Operator, The Culinerdy Cruiser
- 4:00-4:30pm Chef Brian Duffy, Founder, Duffified Experience Group
- 4:30-5:00pm Q&A FORUM WITH DAY 1 CHEFS
Wednesday, March 28
- 12:45-1:00pm WELCOME with Chef Brian Duffy
- 1:00-1:30pm Chef Pete Blohme, Chef/Owner, Panini Pete’s Café and Coffeehouse, Sunset Pointe & Ed’s Seafood Shed
- 2:00-2:30pm Chef Nick Liberato, Executive Chef, Venice Whaler
- 3:00-3:30pm Chef Kayla Robison, Executive Chef, Nation Kitchen & Bar
- 4:30-5:00pm Q&A FORUM WITH DAY 2 CHEFS
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