Education Program

Expand your knowledge

Expand your knowledge and enhance your business savvy with 30+ free education sessions!

Our education program is providing the gold-standard, industry-leading content that is practical and relevant for today's foodservice professional -- your source for best-practice business strategies: 

  • You've gotten into social media -- but how about mobile ordering and home delivery? 
  • Grappling with staff retention in a tight marketplace?   
  • Learn from the best and brightest in the business on how to reduce waste, lower costs, build high-performing teams, boost profits and deliver customer service that will make first-time guests into regulars! 


Industry leaders deliver real, applicable business lessons, the latest information on trends and best practices in the market, and their own opinions of what creates success. Through its co-location with events that bring together 15,000 industry professionals in each of the targeted geographical markets, the professional development impact it delivers to the industry is second to none. Handpicked industry experts will educate you on:

  • Uncovering Hot New Trends
  • Increasing Revenue and Loyalty
  • Operational Excellence and Lowering Costs
  • Minimize Turnover while Building Winning Teams
  • Delivering Optimal Customer Experience
  • Menu, Cuisine and Profits
  • Minimizing Risk and Legal Issues
  • Boosting Beverage Earnings
  • Plus much more!

Bring your entire team

Are you the Executive Chef? The Owner? The Manager? The HR Director? The Marketing Guru? The Director of Culinary Innovation? If you work in the restaurant and foodservice industry, you need to take part in our educational program, providing everyone on your staff with the most up-to-date information on the topics you need to bring your business to the next level.

Call for Speakers

We are seeking talented speakers who are objective, dynamic and have boundless enthusiasm for sharing their expertise and knowledge. Learn more and submit your session here.


Full Conference Schedule

View the 2017 Program-at-a-Glance here.


Please contact:
Patricia Copela at (203) 202-3823 or


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