Produce Marketing Association Unveils Details on Foodservice: Delivered General and Breakout Sessions
NEWARK, DE - Produce Marketing Association (PMA) is dishing out some intriguing food for thought during its first-ever Foodservice: Delivered virtual event July 20-24. The online gathering for the foodservice industry will showcase fresh produce products, ideas, and insights to grow business.
According to the press release, the event features a menu of educational experiences and programming designed to help the foodservice industry not only revive but thrive. PMA partnered with the best in food and produce, health and safety experts, and food thought leaders and trendsetters to create two content tracks: one for chefs, menu developers, and food influencers, and another designed to help foodservice produce suppliers, buyers, and the operations side of the house maximize opportunities.
The goal is to give those working anywhere in the foodservice arena a place to convene, collaborate, and explore new ways to feed an eager public’s appetite for celebrating and reconnecting over good-for-you food that tastes great.
Registrants can choose from an expansive menu board of options including:
- Chef’s Menu daily general sessions
- Tasting Menu breakout sessions
- Solutions Sampling
- Chef’s Table
This year, an expansive lineup makes up the Chef’s Menu. Registration is required to view the general sessions, so act fast! These sessions are ones that can’t be missed:
The Future of Foodservice Operations - The Executive Perspective
Panelists include executives from Focus Supply Chain, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Shake Shack, and The Cheesecake Factory.
Meet the Post-COVID-19 Consumer
Jack Li, Haiku Master, Datassential will share research on consumer attitudes, perceptions, and behavior about dining out.
COVID-19 Changed the Foodservice Industry Forever. How Do We Make Sure It’s for the Better?
Un-plated Founder and food writer Sabrina Medora has partnered with PMA to develop a general session for Foodservice: Delivered, as well as a comprehensive series of daily breakout sessions designed for chefs, menu planners, and foodservice operators.
Emerging Global Trends and Their Impact on Foodservice
Darren Keating, CEO of PMA Australia-New Zealand, and a panel of influential industry members from Australia, New Zealand, and Asia, will discuss trends impacting foodservice around the world and the role of fresh produce.
The Future of Foodservice Operations - The Corporate Chef Perspective
Kevin Ryan, CEO of the International Corporate Chefs Association and the Global Culinary Innovators Association, will moderate a conversation with leading corporate chefs from some of the largest restaurant groups around the globe.
The Dr. Is In!
William W. Li, MD, internationally renowned physician, scientist, and author of New York Times Bestseller “Eat to Beat Disease,” will share why it’s important to fuel menus and our bodies with the power of produce.
What Does the Future Hold for Foodservice?
This session features two TED-style talks by Darlene Damm, Chair and Faculty, Global Grand Challenges, Singularity University, and William W. Li, MD, President and Medical Director, Angiogenesis Foundation, world-renowned physician, scientist, and New York Times bestselling author.
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