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A Chef's Dive into AI

Peter McCaffrey  (Culinary Insights Group Director, Leading Caterers of America)

Daniel Epting  (Co-Owner, Epting Events)

Location: Ignite Stage 2 (in Exhibit Hall)

Date: Wednesday, February 14

Time: 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

Pass Type: All Access, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, Exhibit Hall Only, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass - Get your pass now!

Track: CS-Culinary Business & Operations, CS-Business & Professional Development

Theme: CSEP-approved, LCA member

Vault Recording: TBD

Leading Caterers of America

This session aims to demystify AI for chefs in the catering industry, showcasing its practical applications in menu design, recipe development, and kitchen functions. By the end, chefs should feel inspired to explore AI tools that can revolutionize their culinary processes and elevate the overall catering experience. Plus, enjoy a live demonstration of AI-assisted menu planning!

Practical Implementation for chefs includes:

Menu Design with AI:
• Leveraging AI for personalized menu suggestions
• Analyzing customer preferences and trends

Recipe Development:
• Using AI algorithms for innovative recipe creation
• Enhancing flavor profiles and exploring unique combinations

AI Tools Overview:
• Showcase specific AI tools relevant to chefs in catering
• Discuss user-friendly applications for practical integration