Catering, Casual, Fine Dining, Hotel Fine Dining, QSR, Quick Casual, Upscale Casual
Discovering new food, Discovering new wines, Networking, Franchising, Gaining Knowledge
My team runs the Western Foodservice and Hospitailty Expo in CA, the Forida Restaurant and Lodging Show in FL, and the International Restaurant and Foodservice Show of New York. We produce all aspects of the events in Partnership with the state associations. I have been connected to the Restaurant and Foodservice Industry over the past 15+ years from the trade show side and on the distributor side.
Oh Yeah! It really is an amazing site, and very professional, with a lot of great talented people involved. I love it!! How are you liking it so far? Does it exceed your expectations? I know it blows me away every time I sign In.
I was recruited years ago- however there is a trade show , association, and publication- all involving events- for everything- start googling and you'll probably find exhibition companies in your backyard.
LOL- gotta jump- i have a few hours of 2008 strategy documents to write.
Congratulations on joining an awesome community of Foodies, Restaurateurs and other Culinary Professionals!
There is so much to learn and do. I highly encourage you to join groups, submit photos, videos, songs. Also, to create and comment on discussions and blogs! Another great feature is working up your own profile! It is a lot of fun!
I guarantee that you will make friends and learn a few tips/tricks that will help grown your business.
I joined on January 11th, 2008 and learn something every day. I have also made several friends!
I encourage you to join the Pacific Northwest Food Group as well as Talent Revolution & Leadership Groups.
You can also add all your new friends to your profile! (I have sent a request to you, please add me.)
IF you have any questions, please let me know.
You know the drill - money is tight so your spouse tells you to not spend too much money. So you start 'brown-bagging-it' to work. You feel a little foolish, maybe a little humiliated, that you’re forced to do this but you have no other choice. So you make up some story for your co-workers like, 'I’m trying a special diet' so you don’t look like a cheap-skate.
Anthony’s Fish Grotto, San Diego’s oldest family-owned and operated seafood restaurant company, is embarking on an ambitious effort to rebrand and remodel its restaurants, including the North Embarcadero flagship location that houses Anthony’s Fish Grotto, Anthony’s Fishette and Anthony’s Star of the Sea Event Center.
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Perhaps you’ve punched out a paper doll or folded an origami swan? TED Fellow Manu Prakash and his team have created a microscope made of paper that's just as easy to fold and use. A sparkling demo that shows how this invention could revolutionize healthcare in developing countries … and turn almost anything into a fun, hands-on science experiment.
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Privacy researcher Christopher Soghoian sees the landscape of government surveillance shifting beneath our feet, as an industry grows to support monitoring programs. Through private companies, he says, governments are buying technology with the capacity to break into computers, steal documents and monitor activity — without detection. This TED Fellow gives an unsettling look at what's to come.
What does the future of business look like? In an informative talk, Philip Evans gives a quick primer on two long-standing theories in strategy -- and explains why he thinks they are essentially invalid.