Catersource and Event Solutions Conference & Tradeshow | Session Scheduler | Mark Kelnhofer

Session Scheduler

View, browse and sort the 2017 Catersource sessions by package type, track, and format. With the CS2017 session scheduler, you can build your education schedule in advance, share it with your team, and access it during the show by exporting your selections.

PLEASE NOTE: Using this schedule builder is for convenience only and does not register you or guarantee a seat in the sessions. Pre-registation through the registration system is required for Workshops and optional events, but all other sessions are first come, first served onsite.

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  • Mark KelnhoferPresident & CEOReturn On Ingredients LLC

    Mark Kelnhofer, President and CEO of Return On Ingredients LLC, is an international speaker and author on recipe costing, cost controls and menu engineering. Mark has more than 20 years of experience in bottom line-boosting accounting. In 2002, Mark was brought into the Bravo/Brio Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:BBRG) to implement a cost control system based principles learned from his past industry experience. After implementation, BBRG experienced five consecutive years of cost reductions resulting in millions of dollars in savings. Mark started Return On Ingredients LLC in January 2009 based on those same principles including accurate recipe costing, effective menu engineering, and process improvements. Mark holds a Master in Business Administration (2005) and a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Accounting and Business Administration (1993) from Ohio Dominican University in Columbus, Ohio. Mark also is currently a lecturer for The Ohio State University in Food, Beverage & Labor Cost Control and an Adjunct Faculty member of Ohio University instructing Hospitality Accounting. He also sits on several Hospitality Advisory Boards for Ohio University in Athens, Ohio and Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio. Mark has also published two books published by Restaurant Institute, Return On Ingredients and The Culinary Pocket Resource of Yields, Weights, Densities & Measures.