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, 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.

Chef Brian Duffy

Chef Brian Duffy
Founder, Duffified Experience Group

Chef Jennifer Behm-Lazzarni

Chef Jennifer Behm-Lazzarni

Red Fin Crudo + Kitchen, Co-Executive Chef

Chef Pete Blohme AKA “Panini Pete"

Chef Pete Blohme AKA “Panini Pete"

Panini Pete's, Chef & Owner

Chef Monti Carlo

Chef Monti Carlo

EverythingFood.com & Host of Ramsay Redemptions

Chef Tu David Phu

Chef Tu David Phu

Top Chef Season 15, Chef

Chef Nick Liberato

Chef Nick Liberato

The Pier House, Executive Chef

Chef Kayla Robison

Chef Kayla Robison

Arnold’s Bar and Grill, Executive Chef

Chef Chad Rosenthal

Chef Chad Rosenthal

The Lucky Well, Executive Chef

Chef Kevin Des Chenes

Chef Kevin Des Chenes

Keel Vodka, Executive Chef

Chef Matt Varga

Chef Matt Varga

Gracie’s, Executive Chef

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

F&B Innovation Center Sponsors

F&B Innovation Center | Live Demos