F&B Innovation Center












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.

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F&B Innovation Center | Live Demos

Meet Our Chefs!

150+ years of combined experience in the restaurant & hospitality industry.

Chef Brian Duffy

Chef Brian Duffy
Founder, Duffified Experience Group

Christine Hazel

Chef Christine Hazel
Hell’s Kitchen Season 14 Contestant, Food Network Chopped Champion

Chef Kevin Des Chenes

Chef Kevin Des Chenes
Executive Chef, "Private Chef to The Stars" & Author of "Beyond My Chef Coat"

Chef Jason Santos

Chef Jason Santos
Owner of Buttermilk & Bourbon, Citrus & Salt and Abby Lane

Chef Jennifer Behm-Lazzarini

Chef Jennifer Behm-Lazzarini
MasterChef USA Winner, Co-Owner Red Fin Crudo + Kitchen

Chef Kayla Robison

Chef Kayla Robison
Executive Chef at Arnold’s Bar and Grill, features on Cooking Channel's Cheap Eats and Travel Channel’s Man vs Food

Chef Keith Breedlove

Chef Keith Breedlove
Celebrity Culinerdy Extraordinaire

David Rose

Chef  David Rose
Food Network/TV Personality and Big Green Egg Ambassador

Food Demos Schedule

Tuesday, March 26 / 12:45pm-5:00pm

12:45pm-1:00pm Welcome with Chef Brian Duffy

1:00pm-2:00pm Jennifer Behm-Lazzarini
Recipe: Lomo Springrolls with Peruvian Green Sauce

2:00pm-3:00pm Keith Breedlove
Recipe: Surf & Turf Tacos with Shredded Bacon & Pickled Shrimp, Tomato Jam, & Salsa

3:00pm-4:00pm Christine Hazel
Recipe: Muffaletta Slider

4:00pm-5:00pm Jason Santos
Recipe: Pastrami Spiced Grilled Octopus with Sweet Potato Fries, Citrus Salad & Honey Creme Fraiche

Wednesday, March 27 / 12:45pm-5:00pm

12:45pm-1:00pm Welcome with Chef Brian Duffy

1:00pm-2:00pm David Rose
Recipe: Foie Gras Deviled Eggs with Prosciutto Crisps 

2:00pm-3:00pm Kevin Des Chenes
Recipe: Blue Crab Mojito & Sweet Corn Fritters, Marmelade and Aioli

3:00pm-4:00pm Brian Duffy
Recipe: Philly Sloppy Joe with Beef & Pulled Pork, Onions, Mushrooms, American & Cheddar Beer Cheese Drizzled Tots

4:00pm-5:00pm Kayla Robinson
Recipe: Moroccan Spiced Pulled Pork Sliders

F&B Innovation Center Sponsors


Official Food Equipment Sponsor

Chefs Warehouse

Official Ingredient Sponsor


In Partnership with

Culinary Academy of Las Vegas

In Partnership with

Lamb Weston
Hospitality Brands
Chef Works

Official Chefs’ Apparel Sponsor

Fusion Chef
Gunter Wilhelm

Official Cutlery and Cookware Sponsor

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