Louisville, KY
Gordon Food Service Show

When

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
9:00am - 4:00pm

Where

Kentucky Exposition Center

937 Phillips Lane
Louisville, KY 40209
United States

What to know

More info to come.

Seminars

Pre-Show Breakfast with Ken

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
7:30am - 8:00am | Room B101

Join Ken Wasco, Gordon Food Service® Customer Effectiveness Manager, for coffee and conversation before his 8:00 a.m. presentation, Mentoring: Coaching on Steroids.

Mentoring: Coaching on Steroids

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
8:00am - 9:00am | Room B101

A look at how mentoring can pay big benefits as it provides support, advice and direction.

Presented by:

Ken Wasco, Customer Effectiveness Manager, Gordon Food Service

Menu Sales Builders & Thrive Farmers

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
9:15am - 10:15am | Seminar Stage #100

Trends-based opportunities can help you build sales and create competitive differentiation. Among the rising trends are transparency and sustainability, and Thrive Farmers models this by treating coffee growers as partners, changing lives, farms and communities.

Presented by:

Chef Gerry Ludwig, Corporate Consulting Chef, Gordon Food Service Matthew Doran, Account Executive, Thrive Farmers

Greening Up Your Disposables

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am | Seminar Stage #100

An overview of strategies and considerations for sustainable disposables in noncommercial foodservice operations.

Presented by:

Terry Coyne, Senior Director of Marketing and Sustainability, Pactiv LLC

Operations Tour - Research Results

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
11:45am - 12:35pm | Seminar Stage #100

This session will share the top innovative strategies we are seeing from our research tours in Los Angeles, New York and Chicago. We will cover a wide range of operational opportunities like menu design, off premise consumption trends and new operational formats. The seminar will also include Q&A from the audience.

Presented by:

Doug Owens, Commercial Segment Manager, Gordon Food Service

IDDSI: From Education to Implementation

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
1:00pm - 1:50pm | Seminar Stage #100

The International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative  is a global focus with the goal of improving the lives of over 590 million people living with dysphagia. Learn more about this initiative and what it means for your operation, residents or patients.

Presented by:

Allison Stock, RD, Nutrition Resource Center, Gordon Food Service Julie Kerr, Hormel Health

Leadership Skills that Don't Suck

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
2:30pm - 3:20pm | Seminar Stage #100

Why "one size fits all" leadership fits no one well and what it takes to be the leader employees want.

Presented by:

Ken Wasco, Customer Effectiveness Manager, Gordon Food Service