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New England Food Show serves up high profile speakers

Here’s a taste of what your badge ($35 until Saturday) will get  you at the New England Food Show this Sunday through Tuesday, March 13-15:

High Profile Speakers
The keynote sessions will be led by Joey Kramer of Aerosmith and Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker.

Operator-Led Education Sessions
Want to know how desserts can drive profits? Need to get the scoop on sustainable seafood? How about workforce engagement and training-looking for some fresh ideas? We’ll have all that and more-with an emphasis on more. View the full lineup here.

Culinary Mastery Takes Center Stage-Literally
Center Stage will be your destination for culinary demos led by the region’s best chefs and more. It’ll also be the battle ground for the Greater Boston Cook-Off and the new Star of the Bar® mixology competition.

Let’s Talk Tech
New this year is a focus on technology. The new DigiTECH Bar is your one-stop-shop for personalized social, digital, and tech help and guidance from experts as well as high impact Tech Talks.

Exceptional Events
On Sunday night, celebrate with the industry at The Toast, the official NEFS after-party at Empire. On Tuesday, March 15, your badge gives you access to a bonus co-located show: US Foods presents Food Fanatics Live at NEFS 2016.

Register for only $35-you’ll pay $65 onsite, so save money now. Click here to register today.


International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of NY set for March 8-10

The International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York returns to the Javits center March 8-10, 2015, bringing a new feature, The PUB, a new feature area showcasing alcoholic beverages including craft beers, ciders, wines, spirits, wine sorbet and more. Brewers or distributors who would like to join Estrella Galicia Beer, Maeloc Cider, Smuttynose Brewing Company, Crabbies Alcoholic Ginger Beer, Alphabet City Brewing Company, Singha Beer, North Coast Brewing Company, Sixpoint Brewery, Duvel USA, Frosae Wine Sorbaei, and WhistlePig Whiskey as a vendor, contact Bill Shaeffer at bsheaffer@urban-expo.com.
An estimated 16,000 industry professionals will attend the event, viewing the wares and presentations of 550 exhibiting firms. “We invite restaurant owners, operators, caterers, and chefs to join over 16,000 of their colleagues to discover new products from over 550 exhibiting companies including 100 food trends companies, see the leading names in the culinary arts, participate in one of 40 free educational sessions, network with members of NYS Restaurant Association, or just walk the aisles and be part of this dynamic industry event,” said Ron Mathews, Industry Vice President for Urban Expositions Foodservice Events, producers of the event. “Mark your calendar for March 8-10, for this one-stop source for everything you need to succeed in today’s market.”
Other highlights include Educational sessions at the Ferdinand Metz Foodservice Forum – which provide industry-leading educational content that is practical and relevant for today’s foodservice professional. To present a culinary demonstration or a session at the conference, contact Samantha Grimaldi at sgrimaldi@urban-expo.com.
Special feature areas on the show floor include the Dessert Cart Pavilion; Gourmet Way Pavilion; Japan Pavilion; New Exhibitor Pavilion and the Pride of New York Market Place/Taste NY.
Hundreds of new products at The Food Trends Experience
The 26th Annual United States Pastry Competition – The 2015 Theme is Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend – Ladies Luxuries. For additional information about participating, contact Shirley Hall at shirley@parisgourmet.com.