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Educating Your Guests: Crafting an Interactive Food & Beverage Experience

Emily Malaya (General Manager, The RK Group)

Location: Roman 1

Date: Sunday, February 18

Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Track: Food & Beverage, Trends & Design

Company Role: Catering Professionals: Operations, Sales, Marketing and Staff, Event Professionals, Culinary Professionals

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: Intermediate

American Metalcraft, Inc.

After years of interactive food stations designed to impress guests, the next era of food and beverage design involves educating guests about the items they are enjoying. From brief descriptions of food sources, such as naming local farm and city origins, to in depth discoveries of the impact of climate, geographic regions, and government regulations, creating learning experiences for event attendees wows and inspires all those who take part.

Don't be left behind as the most innovative food and beverage programs transform the existing landscape of corporate gatherings and social galas alike. This session will cover inventive ideas for the coming years of food station design with powerful tips and pointers for beginning your own wine, cocktail, coffee, cheese, olive, and other farm-to-table education programs to set you apart from your competitors.