Solutions Stage

Give us 20 minutes, and we’ll give you a solutions-oriented presentation on a critical issue impacting your business. Attend as many sessions as you like, all in the Catalyst Booth.

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Solutions Stage Louisville

Where Did All My Money Go?

10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
Utilizing Gordon Food Service Inventory Manager™  with your employees helps reduce hidden costs while improving profitability and guest experience. Join us to learn how we can help you effectively use the foods you order, as well as order only the foods you need in the right quantities. Using this powerful tool with your employees can return profits to your operation today.


What's New in K-12?

10:30 a.m.
Join your segment team to review new items for K-12 dining. Learn how the featured items can be incorporated into interesting menus to peak student interest. This session also will explore marketing concepts and Gordon Food Service Tools for Schools to help enhance the value of your program.


Leveraging Social Recruiting to Find Great Employees

11:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
An overview of the major communication channels that comprise the term “Social Recruiting" and how to best utilize them to maximize your recruiting strategy and generate the quality candidates that you desire to build a superior team for higher customer satisfaction and employee performance.


Cycle Menu Management: Improving Resident Quality of Care

11:30 p.m.
Learn about the advances in menu solution technology with Cycle Menu Management and how it can impact resident management and ultimately may help improve
quality of care.

Restaurant Technology: Eat or Be Eaten

12:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.
In the restaurant industry, only the smartest and strongest survive. Now more than ever, streamlined operations and excellent customer experience are dependent on fast, reliable technology. This presentation will show you how cloud-based technology can improve your restaurant's operations and increase revenue. You'll also see a demo of Toast to see exactly how easy it is to use and reap the benefits of modern restaurant technology. 


Driving Holiday Sales

1:00 p.m.
Create sales by building a solid holiday promotion plan. We’ll provide the why, the how, and the solutions to help you make the best business decisions to drive incremental sales, profitability and easy execution.


An Effective Host Builds Your Business!

1:30 p.m.
As the first person contact your customers will have - your host has to personify everything you want your patrons to believe about your business. Let's do a deep dive into this key role to make sure you not only have the right person for the job but that they are doing the job the right way!