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, tastings 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.
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Meet Our Chefs!
150+ years of combined experience in the restaurant & hospitality industry.
Food Demo & Tasting Schedule
Watch Chefs live on the F&B Innovation Center stage then sample the food created during a tour through this area.
Tuesday, October 20 / 12:45pm-6:00pm
12:45pm-1:00pm Welcome with Chef Brian Duffy
1:00pm-2:00pm Chef Kevin Des Chenes
2:00pm-3:00pm Chef Kayla Robison
3:00pm-4:00pm Chef Pete Blohme aka "Panini Pete"
4:00pm-5:00pm Chef Nick Liberato
5:00pm-6:00pm Chef Chad Rosenthal
Wednesday, October 21 / 12:15pm-4:00pm
12:15pm-12:30pm Welcome with Chef Brian Duffy
12:30pm-1:00pm Chef Brian Duffy
1:15pm-1:45pm Chef Monti Carlo
2:00pm-2:30pm Chef Jennifer Behm-Lazzarni
2:45pm-3:15pm Chef Tu David Phu
3:30pm-4:00pm Chef Matt Varga