VANCOUVER, Jan. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - Look out taste buds - the second annual
Trends Breakfast at the BC Foodservice Expo promises a buffet of
flavours and menu-changing ideas. Entitled "When World Flavours
Collide," the breakfast will take place on Monday, Jan. 30, the second
day of the BC Foodservice Expo, held Jan. 29-30 at the Vancouver
Internationally renowned restaurant consultant Michael Whiteman and NPD
Group's Robert Carter will present their trends for food and dining in
2012. The culinary scene is undergoing massive change and these two
professionals will offer their take on what restaurateurs should
anticipate for the coming year.
About Michael Whiteman
Michael Whiteman, president of renowned Baum + Whiteman International
Restaurant Consultants, joins us from New York. His career spans four
decades and projects around the world - from the Rainbow Room atop
Rockefeller Center and the legendary Windows on the World to the
world's first food courts in Japan, Europe and the United States.
"Michael Whiteman is a luminary. His knowledge, foresight and intuition
are spellbinding. He's a wealth of information and he's not afraid to
tell you what he thinks," said Chef Danny Markowicz, executive development chef, White Spot.
About Robert Carter
As Executive Director with The NPD Group, Robert Carter provides key
insights and strategy on consumer behaviour in the foodservice market,
guiding Canadian, U.S. and global foodservice manufacturers and
operator business decisions.
This is a networking and business strategy breakfast. Tickets are $69.
CRFA members pay only $49. Tickets include show admission (a $40
value). Sponsored by go2, the resource for people in tourism and GFS.
With over 250 exhibit booths featuring new products, foods, ideas and
services, the BC Foodservice Expo is British Columbia's largest
hospitality trade show. Industry professionals who register will join
more than 5,000 attendees who travel from the Lower Mainland, Fraser
Valley, Vancouver Island and the Okanagan to attend two days of focused
trade show, seminars and chef competitions.
Go to www.bcfoodexpo.ca to register to purchase tickets to the Trends Breakfast and to attend
The BC Foodservice Expo is owned and operated by the Canadian Restaurant
and Foodservices Association, one of the country's leading business
associations with more than 30,000 members. CRFA also owns and operates
the CRFA Show (www.crfashow.ca) and is the title sponsor of the ApEx show in Halifax (www.apextradeshow.ca) and the Alberta Foodservice Expo (www.albertafoodserviceexpo.ca). Proceeds from the shows fund CRFA's advocacy, research and member
services in support of a growing and prosperous Canadian restaurant
SOURCE Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association
For further information:
Samantha Scholefield, BC Foodservice Expo Show Manager
Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association
Office: 604-685-9655 x2 Cell 604-838-7956