FoodOvation Exchanges are menu innovation and collaboration experiences that enable best in class supplier partners to leverage their resources, insights, brands, and products in development of customized menu solutions that are aligned with restaurateurs’ goals, challenges and operational constraints.
The Right People:
Decision makers from culinary,
R&D, and procurement participate together, speeding menu adoption and close rates.
Go Beyond Sampling:
45-minute, one-on-one culinary innovation sessions allow serious focus on actionable solutions.
Time Well Spent:
11 curated sessions in 2 days reduces out of office time and T&E investment required to engage with operators on capabilities.
Information directly from the operator enables suppliers to create customized menu concepts that align with restauranteurs’ goals.
DAY 1 – Saturday (optional)
2-4pm: Early Registration & Supplier Preparation
DAY 2 – Sunday
12-5pm: “Operator” Registration
6-9pm: Welcome Reception and Dinner
All Day: Sponsors Set-up and Shopping
DAY 3 – Monday
8-8:45 am: Light Breakfast & Coffee
8:50 am-12pm: 45 – minute Morning Exchange Sessions
1:20-3pm: 45 – minute Afternoon Exchange Sessions
3:15-5:15pm: Afternoon Outdoor Activities
5:30-6pm: Relax and Refresh Time
6-9pm: Reception and Dinner
DAY 4 – Tuesday
8:20am-12pm: 45 – minute Morning Exchange Sessions
1:20-5pm: 45 – minute Afternoon Exchange Sessions
5:15-6pm: Relax and Refresh Time
6-9pm: Reception and Dinner
Sun Valley Resort in Sun Valley, Idaho
Sun Valley is located in the Northern Rockies region of south-central Idaho, in Blaine County in the Wood River valley. Known for its world class ski areas at Bald Mountain and Dollar Mountain, it is also a year-round destination for hiking through wildflower-filled meadows, fly-fishing, golfing, and more. The resort features restaurants loaded with fresh gourmet options from inexpensive to luxury.
Montage Palmetto Bluff in Bluffton, South Carolina
Nestled along the scenic May River in South Carolina’s Lowcountry, Montage Palmetto Bluff is set within a vibrant 20,000-acre community between Hilton Head Island and Savannah. Providing guests access to all that Palmetto Bluff has to offer, the resort encompasses an extensive nature preserve, two picturesque villages featuring eight Southern-inspired dining options, a riverfront marina and a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course.
Sea Island Resort, Georgia
Rich natural beauty, days brimming with activities, endless charm. It’s no wonder families have been drawn to Sea Island since 1928. With its roots as “a friendly little hotel” on the coast of Georgia, this incredible place between the marsh and the sea is something very special. Founded on simple traditions. Built on genuine warmth and hospitality. Carried on with endearing charm.
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