Innovation Forums
3:30pm – 4:15pm

Culinary Workshops (Choose 1 of 3)

From the latest flavors to trending preparation methods, tune up your menu with ideas, insights and inspiration from these targeted educational workshops.

Option 1: Chef Perspective: How to Run a More Sustainable Kitchen
Option 2: Making the Most of Limited Time Offers
Option 3: Incorporating Global Flavors into Everyday Bites
40+Speakers
400+Attendees

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