Speakers

An exceptional list of industry experts and thought-provoking keynoters

General Session

Zia Ahmed

Senior Director, Dining Services
The Ohio State University

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Robert Byrne

Senior Manager, Consumer Insights
Technomic

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Matthew Cervay

System Executive Chef
Geisinger Health System

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Patricia Cobe

Senior Editor, Menu
FoodService Director

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Kerri Dotson, RDN, LDN

Culinary Medicine Educator, Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine
Tulane University

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Rocky Dunnam

Executive Chef
Elizabeth Jane Bivins Culinary Center

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Lisa Eberhart

Director of Nutrition and Wellness
North Carolina State University

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Kelly Killian

Director, Foodservice Content Group
Winsight

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Randy Lait

Senior Director of Hospitality Services
North Carolina State University

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Alaina Lancaster

Associate Editor
FoodService Director

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Joe Pawlak

Managing Principal
Technomic

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Peter Romeo

Editor-at-Large
Winsight Media

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Adam Smith

Executive Chef
North Carolina State University

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Poppy Tooker

Author, Culinary Activist, Host of Radio Show "Louisiana Eats"

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Frank Turchan

Executive Chef for Michigan Dining
University of Michigan

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Culinary Workshops

Chef Robert Landolphi

Author of "Gluten Free Every Day"

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Dr. James Painter

Food Psychology and Nutrition Expert

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Ina Pinkney

Author of Ina's Kitchen, "Breakfast with Ina" columnist for the Chicago Tribune, Former Chef and Owner, Ina's

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Ken Toong

Executive Director of Auxiliary Enterprises
University of Massachusetts Amherst

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