Plan now to attend the 14th annual MenuDirections conference, “THE culinary event for all foodservice channels,” and uncover ways to revitalize your menus—no matter which segment you serve. By bringing together some of the industry’s finest chefs, foodservice directors, restaurant operators and suppliers we’ll explore the hottest flavor profiles and exchange business-building ideas you can’t get anywhere else.
This is YOUR opportunity to connect with peers and build meaningful business relationships while gathering incomparable insights in the process.
It is our promise…that the trends, solutions and best practices featured at MenuDirections, will help take your operations to the next level. Take a look at all this conference has to offer both noncommercial and commercial sectors.
MenuDirections is the only conference where you’ll experience new ingredients, exciting combinations and fresh recipes meant to keep your menus on-trend and thriving.
This conference helps attendees cultivate meaningful business relationships with the menu-minded leaders representing both noncommercial and commercial foodservice.
In 2016, we’re headed to the Florida coast to bring together more than 300 of the finest chefs, foodservice directors, restaurant operators and manufacturers.
Whether its gluten-free or veggie-based, we’ve got the content that will inspire your menus to evolve with both your business and customers in mind.
Are you looking for ways to gain Continuing Education Credits? Expand your culinary knowledge while having fun in the process, only at MenuDirections 2016.
The 2016 agenda is packed with informative workshops, exciting demos and endless networking opportunities that are unmatched in the industry.
“I am very lucky to have attended all 13 previous MenuDirections conferences. Every year, I’ve been able to learn or take away something from each conference that has helped to shape the foodservice program we provide to our employees today.”Damian Monticello, FMP, CMP
Sr. Manager, Corporate Hospitality Services,
“This is an invaluable, 3-day whirlwind of cutting edge food news, industry hot trends, hands on demos and professional networking. MenuDirections inspires all to make positive changes within your own foodservice operation.”Robert Landophi
Manager Culinary Development,
University of Connecticut, Dept. of Dining Services
“I always enjoy the spirit of this conference and I always take-away a great amount of ideas and concepts. The FoodService Director staff are always passionate, always accommodating and always willing to engage their readers.”James Roth
Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare
“2015 was my first MenuDirections Conference and as a RDN it was a great opportunity to implement some of these culinary practices into our menu options. I wish my culinary staff could have attended with me as I know they would have enjoyed as much as I did…maybe next year!”Jennifer Earnest
Department of Veterans Affairs
“MenuDirections has become my favorite conference of the year. Very valuable information and cutting edge topics! Plus the Dine-Around is always a hit.”Jill Horst
University of California, Santa Barbara
“Excellent conference. Great energy. Awesome staff responsiveness and attention to detail. Well done!”Kate Dockins
Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals
“I don’t often get the opportunity to see what my industry is doing to reach new heights in foodservice. I thought MenuDirections was amazing! It was a great networking opportunity for me and EVERYONE was super friendly and helpful!”Darla Mehrkens
“I loved being able to network and see what was happening in the other schools and healthcare dining rooms similar to my operation.”Guilma Moore
Copper Hills Youth Center
“Each culinary workshop had a lot of relevant, important information. I was interested from the beginning to the end of MenuDirections. Plus, it was refreshing to be around people so passionate about the foodservice industry.”Angela McCrorey
Lancaster County School District