A highlighted feature of the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo - Center Stage is an educational, interactive and entertaining area for restaurant and foodservice professionals who want to stay abreast of what's hot in the food world. Come see our featured chefs, watch their cooking demonstrations and taste their samples! 

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MEET OUR 2019 CENTER STAGE EMCEE...MAREYA IBRAHIM!

MEET OUR 2019 CENTER STAGE EMCEE...MAREYA IBRAHIM!

FIT FOODIE, AUTHOR, CHEF, HOLISTIC NUTRITIONIST, AWARD-WINNING ENTREPRENEUR, FOUNDER OF GROW GREEN INDUSTRIES, AND PATENTED INVENTOR OF EAT CLEANER

Mareya Ibrahim is an author, chef, holistic nutrition coach, award-winning entrepreneur and inventor. She is the founder of Grow Green Industries, INC. and the creator of the patented Eat Cleaner line of food wash and wipes. Her latest book, "Eat Like You Give a Fork: The Real Dish On Eating To Thrive" (St. Martin's Press) serves up a fresh voice with practical nutrition advice and an inspired palate that will motivate you to optimize your food choices and your eating habits with a balanced and proven approach, featuring 8 core strategies and over 80 forking delicious recipes.  She is also the author of "The Clean Eating Handbook," "Rap Around the World" and is a a signature chef to the NY Times bestseller “The Daniel Plan: 40 Days to a Healthier Life” by Rick Warren, Dr. Daniel Amen and Dr. Mark Hyman. Her back page column, "The Fit Foodie", has appeared in Edible Orange County Magazine since 2011. Mareya is also the host of the podcast "Recipes for Your Best Life", was a featured chef on Food Network, eHow.com, Livestrong.com, and the Emmy-nominated cooking show, Recipe Rehab. Mareya has been an emcee, keynote or featured speaker for dozens of events, including the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York, BlogHer Food, Sustainable Foods Summit, The California School Nutrition Association Conference, the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo, The Healthy Food Expo, The Fit Expo and The Daniel Plan.

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