Health and Safety Guidelines
We welcome you, safely. Your health and safety remains an important priority to us. We will work closely with the David L. Lawrence Convention Center and intend to follow their comprehensive guidelines and procedures to ensure your safety at the show. Visit gfs.com/show for up - to - date COVID guidelines and procedures, and contact your Sales Representative for any show-related questions.
Level Up: Revitalize, Retain and Advance Your Team
Time: 10:00 A.M - 11:00 A.M
Presented by: Dana Fillmore - RD Healthcare Marketing Manager Gordon Food Service, Amanda Goldman - MS, RD, LD, FAND Healthcare Sales Strategist Gordon Food Service
Want a happier, more engaged team? Try upskilling. When you teach your team new skills, they become more invested in work and career advancement. This session explains how "leveling up" builds hospitality, healthcare and education foodservice leaders. Join us, and soon you'll be upskilling it!
1 CEU applied for through SNA, ANFP, ACF, AND
Menus of Change
Time: 11:30 A.M - 12:30 P.M
Presented by: Chef Nick Gonring - Corporate Consulting Chef Gordon Food Service
A wave of change is coming. Flavor trends and menu strategies start in the big cities and build quickly. Learn the latest menu concepts from Gordon Food Service Corporate Consulting Chef Nicholas Gonring, who will present his team's findings from street - level research in New York and Chicago.
1 CEU applied for through ANFP, ACF, AND
Navigating New USDA Regulations and the Supply Chain
Time: 1:00 P.M - 2:00 P.M
Presented by: Nutrition Resource Specialist Gordon Food Service, Matt Dyksterhouse - National Account Education Manager Gordon Food Service and Dorothy Cole - Strategic Account Education Manager Gordon Food Service
Meeting new regulations at a time of supply chain challenges can be overwhelming. You'll appreciate our insights on new commodity regulations and how you can adjust your strategies to thrive no matter what changes you encounter.
1 CEU applied for through SNA, ANFP, AND, ACF
Off- Invoice Discounts
As a thank you for attending the show, you’ll automatically receive discounts on all eligible products delivered from 4/17/22 - 5/28/22. Savings will appear as a credit on your account following the delivery period. Off- invoice discounts are not offered to program accounts with contract pricing.
New Case Incentive
Book any new item * at the show and take delivery from 4/17/22 - 5/28/22 to receive $1/new case. Savings will appear as a credit on your account following the delivery period. All customers are eligible for new item savings.
* Items purchased between 2/15/22 - 3/29/22 do not qualify as new.
Foodscape Live Schedule
Escape the ordinary with Foodscape. Experts behind our publication offer operator insights and culinary demonstrations to set your business apart.
FlexiBowls: Here for You Now and for the Future!
9:15 A.M - 9:45 A.M
Michael Latarski - Culinary Specialist, Gordon Food Service
Ralph Scurci - Culinary Specialist, Gordon Food Service
Jenna Cordek - Business Solutions Specialist, Gordon Food Service
Sober Conscious for the Next Generation
10:15 A.M - 10:45 A.M
Carolyn Corcoran - Business Solutions Specialist Gordon Food Service
Three Ways Restaurant Technology Can Make Your Life and Business More Successful
11:15 A.M - 11:45 A.M
Bethany Zak - General Manager Back of House
3..2..1.. GO with Gordon Ordering
12:15 P.M - 12:45 P.M
Chip Gregory - Digital Solutions Specialist Gordon Food Service
You’ve Got a Guy
1:15 P.M - 1:45 P.M
Chris Goguen - Brand & Marketing Manager Innoserv
Say Hello to Gordon Restaurant Pro
2:15 P.M - 2:45 P.M
Ashley Klein - Partnerships Manager Marginedge
Clear Choice: A Clearer View of the Products you Buy
3:15 P.M - 3:45 P.M
Elena Buist - Business Analyst Gordon Food Service
Guided sessions around top-line industry needs and solutions for healthcare, education and other non-commercial operators at the Non-Commercial It's Your Business Hospitality Zone
IDDSI: From Education to Implementation in your Healthcare Operation
The International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative (IDDSI) is recognized as a best practice for people with swallowing difficulty. Network with fellow operators to learn more techniques and best practices for transitioning to IDDSI in your organization.
Employee Training and Development Strategies that Stick
We hear a lot about learning and development strategies to improve employee retention. Join this non-commercial networking discussion to share your experiences and hear about others. Let's dig in and find out which strategies are proving to make a genuine difference.
Customers of Gordon Food Service are welcome to park for free in any of the lots listed below. Simply notify the parking attendant you are a Gordon Food Service customer. If you park in the David L. Lawrence Convention Center Lot, bring your parking pass to the information booth for validation.
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd,
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
11th St. Waterfront Parking Lot
1238 Waterfront Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
11th St. Smallman Parking Lot
1101 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Surface Lot A
Please Note: Adults Only
As part of our commitment to providing a professional, safe and socially distanced environment for all guests, no children under the age of 18 are permitted in our shows.