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Learn from the industry’s brightest as they share insights on the critical issues facing your business.
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Newly Announced Education Sessions:


Learn from the experts on revenue and profitability, technology, digital media, and other hot topics including session titles like:

  • Cannabis Compliance Panel
  • Wealth Management and Exit Strategies
  • Own the Experience, Own the Results! The 4 Pillars of Success to Drive Guest Frequency
  • Engaging Today’s Customer Through Cultural Intelligence
  • Leverage Social Media to Boost the Bottom Line
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Non-Commercial Mini-Camp:


New for 2019 – Experience non-commercial  foodservice-focused education by leading foodservice executives from UMass Amherst, Boston College, and others on what's new and what's next in the ever-changing non-commercial landscape.

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Digital Media Slam:


New for 2019 – Stop by for quick-paced presentations showcasing restaurants and foodservice companies like Dunkin’ Brands and B.Good, who have successfully navigated the digital landscape to grow their business to the next level.

Woman's Leadership Panel:


New for 2019 – Woman’s Leadership Panel: A Discussion on the Challenges and Opportunities on the Journey to Success 
Being immersed in a male-dominated industry isn’t easy, but these women have successfully tackled the challenges and opportunities thrown their way while learning a lot in the process. Enjoy a sneak preview of the award-winning film, A Fine Line, followed by a discussion moderated by the filmmaker and a panel of Boston’s leading female chefs and restaurateurs.

Moderator: Joanna James, Producer, A Fine Line documentary
Panelists: Jody Adams, Chef and Owner, Saloniki, TRADE, and Port
Valerie James - Chef and Owner, Val’s Restaurant,
Tiffani Faison - Chef and Owner, Sweet Cheeks Q, Tiger Mama, and Fool’s Errand
Joanne Chang - Chef and Co-Owner, Flour Bakery + Café

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Hear from keynote speakers Jim Koch, founder and brewer, Samuel Adams, celebrity chef Anne Burrell, and Aman Narang of Toast.

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Culinary and Mixology Demos:


Experience culinary and mixology demonstrations featuring regionally renowned professionals to help you serve up delicious trends.

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Tech Talks:


Stop by Tech Talks at the Tech Pavilion for quick-hit 30-minute education sessions to help you embrace the latest technology solutions for front- and back-of-house and keep up with changing technology trends.

Tech Talk: Apps You Can’t Live Without

Tech Talk: How to Create Eye-Popping Content

Tech Talk: Gluten-free: Training and Testing Protects You and Your Customers
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