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Culinary Supply Chain for Caterers, Stability through Farm Partnerships

Nicholas Walker  (Culinary Director/Executive Chef, Cobb Galleria Centre & Cobb Performing Arts Centre)

Location: 255

Date: Tuesday, May 3

Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track : CS-Culinary, CS-On-Premise Catering

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

One thing the pandemic has set center stage is the volatility of the supply chain for all types of operations. Caterers, Chefs, and the hospitality industry had to be more creative in its offerings and presentations in order to stay operational. One innovative step is to develop direct relationships with local farms and business to buy direct for your operations, this is not something just for celebrity chefs and farm to table restaurants anymore. Caterers and Convention Centers alike can develop programs to stay operational through direct partnership with farmers and entrepreneurs. Stay profitable and support local farms and communities in the process.