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MARCH 3-5, 2019, JAVITS CENTER, NY

2018 Education Program

2018 Education Program

Center Stage

Sun 04 Mar 10:30 am to 11:00 am

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Speakers:

Scottish Francis
MasterChef Season 5, Donut King

Presentation title

Donut Glazing and Funnel Cakes Gone Wild Culinary Demonstration with Chef Scottish Francis

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Sun 04 Mar 11:30 am to 12:00 pm

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Speakers:

Mya Zoracki
Founder, Feed Your Soul

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Bake to Give: Signature Cookies with Feed Your Soul's Famous Baker & Entrepreneur Mya Zoracki

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Sun 04 Mar 12:30 pm to 1:45 pm

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Speakers:

Bruno Feldeisen
Executive Chef, Semiahmoo Resort and "Great Canadian Baking Show" judge

Presentation title

Maple, Bacon and Chocolate Culinary Demonstration with Chef Bruno Feldeisen followed by a meet and greet

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Sun 04 Mar 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm

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Speakers:

Geoffrey Zakarian
American Iron Chef, Restaurateur, Television Personality, and Author

Presentation title

Culinary Demonstration with Chef Geoffrey Zakarian Followed by a meet and greet

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Mon 05 Mar 10:30 am to 11:30 am

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Moderator:

Melissa Autilio Fleischut
President & CEO, New York State Restaurant Association

Speakers:

Sarah Saracino
Director of Human Resources, Abigail Kirsch
Jason Wallace
The Restaurant Scientist, Hospitality Concepts, LLC
Dominick Purnomo
Owner of dp An American Brasserie, and the Chef-Sommelier & Maitre d'hotel of Yono's Restaurant

Presentation title

New York State Restaurant Association Presents: How the Power of a Positive Restaurant Culture Drives Business Success

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Mon 05 Mar 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

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Speakers:

Maneet Chauhan
Executive Chef/Co-Owner, Morph Hospitality

Presentation title

Culinary Demonstration with Chef Maneet Chauhan followed by a meet and greet

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Mon 05 Mar 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm

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Speakers:

Jordan Andino
Chef, Restaurateur, and TV Personality

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Culinary Demonstration with Chef Jordan Andino followed by a meet and greet

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Tue 06 Mar 11:15 am to 12:15 pm

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Speakers:

Chris Koetke, CEC CCE HAAC
Vice President, The School of Culinary Arts, Kendall College

Presentation title

Capturing the Power of Umami with Chef Chris Koetke

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Tue 06 Mar 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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Speakers:

Jehangir Mehta
Chef & Owner, Graffiti, Me and You, and Graffiti Earth

Presentation title

The Third Eye Education and Culinary Demonstration with Chef Jehangir Mehta

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Operational Excellence

Sun 04 Mar 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

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Speakers:

Kevin Paider
Training Manager, ChefTec

Presentation title

Profit is a Predetermined Figure - Menu Engineering for Maximum Profitability

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Sun 04 Mar 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

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The Business of the Restaurant Business!

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Sun 04 Mar 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

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Moderator:

Kerry Montgomery
Director of Business Development, Caterer Partnerships

Speakers:

Tim Kimmel
Director of Off-Premise Business Development, Fazoli’s
Jackie Kurkjian
National Director of Catering and Backline Sales, Potbelly Sandwiches
Jennifer Parker
Co-Founder, Impact Brands

Presentation title

How Top Restaurant Chains Boost Revenue with Off-Premise Catering

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Sun 04 Mar 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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Speakers:

Sandy Korem
CEO and Founder, The Catering Coach

Presentation title

How to Price a Profitable Catering Proposal

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Sun 04 Mar 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

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Speakers:

David Scott Peters
Founder, TheRestaurantExpert.com

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How to Easily Set Par Levels and Protect Your Cash Flow

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Sun 04 Mar 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

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Speakers:

Dale Willerton
Founder, The Lease Coach

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Leasing Restaurant Space? Negotiate to Win

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Mon 05 Mar 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

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Moderator:

Paul Lang
BlueCart.com

Speakers:

Claire Martin
CEO/Founder, Catskills Provisions
Jared Lewis
Founder & Chief Executive, Bureau Advisors

Presentation title

Modernizing the Hospitality Supply Chain

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Mon 05 Mar 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

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Speakers:

Anne E. Gannon, CPA
Principal, The Largo Group

Presentation title

Where is the Cash Hiding? Tips to Improve Your Business Cash Flow and Make More Money in the Next 12 Months

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Mon 05 Mar 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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Speakers:

Peter Camps
Product Quality & Education Manager, Heineken USA

Presentation title

Increasing Revenue with Beer: Assortment, Menu, Pairing, Service

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Mon 05 Mar 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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Speakers:

David Turk
Founder & President, Indiana Market & Catering

Presentation title

The Five F's: How to Craft a Strategy for Long-Term Financial Prosperity

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Mon 05 Mar 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

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Speakers:

Sandy Korem
CEO and Founder, The Catering Coach

Presentation title

How to Pack for an Off-Site Event to Maximize Profits and Protect Your Reputation

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Tue 06 Mar 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

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Speakers:

JonRobert Tartaglione
Founder & CEO, Influence 51

Presentation title

The Science of Success: Using Psychology to Influence Customer Choice

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Tue 06 Mar 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

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Speakers:

Mark Siebert
CEO, iFranchise Group

Presentation title

Franchise Your Restaurant

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Tue 06 Mar 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

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Speakers:

David Lewis
CEO, OperationsInc

Presentation title

Avoiding the HR Minefield - 10 Policies & Documents that Limit Liability & Manage Your HR Related Legal Bill

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Tue 06 Mar 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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Speakers:

David Scott Peters
Founder, TheRestaurantExpert.com

Presentation title

Your Restaurant is NOT Average, So Stop Using a National Average Food Cost to Run Your Restaurant. How to find your target and measure success

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Hot Trends

Marketing and Social Media

Build a Winning Team

Sun 04 Mar 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

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Speakers:

Tommy Mirisola
Founder and CEO, Mirisola Hospitality

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Exceeding Expectations: Training for True Hospitality

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Sun 04 Mar 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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Speakers:

Bob Gabriel
Strategic Partnerships Manager, Snagajob

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Trends and Insights in the Hourly Hiring Marketplace

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Mon 05 Mar 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

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Speakers:

Clark Wolf
President, Clark Wolf Company

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How Do We Get to a Harassment-Free Restaurant Industry?

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Mon 05 Mar 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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The Nine Dysfunctions of a Restaurant Team!

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Mon 05 Mar 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

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Speakers:

David Scott Peters
Founder, TheRestaurantExpert.com

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Preventing Theft Behind the Bar

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Workshops

Mon 05 Mar 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

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Speakers:

Presentation title

How to Become a RockStar Restaurant

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Mon 05 Mar 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

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Speakers:

Tom Fischer
Founder, BourbonBlog.com

Presentation title

Why Whiskey?

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