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Smart Moves: Food and Beverage

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Bolivar is director of food and beverage for Innisbrook, A Salamander Resort in Tampa Bay, Florida, where he will oversee the property’s five F&B options, as well as its banquet operations. Claveran most recently worked as the property’s food and beverage manager.

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Smart Moves: Food and Beverage

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David Nowak Hawaii’s Hilton Waikoloa Village named Nowak director of food and beverage. Nowak most recently worked as food and beverage specialist at Premier Hotels & Resorts in Guam. The post Smart Moves: Food and Beverage appeared first on Smart Meetings.

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Best of 2022: Food and Beverage

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This year, hotel food and beverage departments as well as catering outlets and F&B in conference and exhibition centers struggled to catch up to post-Covid pent up demand as well as to what is now called “accommodation cuisine.”

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Smart Moves: Food and Beverage

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Hotel Wailea in Maui named Abac food and beverage director. An interest in food and wine tastings led Abac to pursue his designation as Advanced Sommelier in 2020. The post Smart Moves: Food and Beverage appeared first on Smart Meetings. Ron Pietruszka.

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How to Approach Food & Beverage at Events During Covid

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Food and beverage, like many other features of events, will need to be adapted moving forward to ensure compliance with current health and safety guidelines. The post How to Approach Food & Beverage at Events During Covid by Victoria Copans appeared first on [link].

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Choice Cuts for Food and Beverage Savings

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And “if you’re getting them sponsored, make sure the price reflects the cost of the beverage.”. • First, ask them which food functions they are attending. F&B prices are through the roof, but with some careful and strategic you can stay on budget and still delight attendees.

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Food and Beverage Trends for 2018

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Looking to the year ahead , we are all eagerly anticipating the new food and beverage trends that will emerge. There’s been an emphasis on the desire for experiential outings, whether in travel, food or shopping. As far as food and beverage, in 2018 there will be more businesses capitalizing on this, showing how food is made before it reaches the customer. The better the food, the better the Instagram photo? Food Walls.

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43 Food & Beverage Statistics Planners Should Know

Aventri

Food and drink provide a great opportunity for attendees to foster connections with each other. Think of where some of the best connections happen at meetings and events. During breaks, or meals like breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

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How To Help Two Local Food Communities Impacted by COVID-19

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The beloved Bay Area non-profit La Cocina has spent 15 years building a community of female food entrepreneurs, incubating about 125 businesses owned by immigrants and people of color and helping to launch 33 brick-and-mortar locations.

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How to Approach Food and Beverage at Events During Covid

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Meetings & Events coronavirus events food and beverageRead the Complete Story On Skift.

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How the Food Community is Coming Up With Innovative New Ideas Online

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Despite our current worldwide pandemic, the last two months have been some of the busiest for Bow Market, a retail and food space in Sommerville, MA. “We Food & Beverage Online Events

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The Event Planner's Guide to Food and Beverage (F&B) Minimums

Aventri

One of the main reasons that people love to attend face-to-face events is for the opportunity to network with like-minded professionals. While most meetings have dedicated times for attendees to network, one of the most commonly used times to network is over the catered lunches and dinners at events.

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Food and Beverage: Eat, Drink, Sip and Savor

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Take this opportunity to consider leaders in the food world who have embraced the alternative. The post Food and Beverage: Eat, Drink, Sip and Savor appeared first on Smart Meetings. 2021 F&B Trends.

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SIAL America Unites International Food and Beverage Industry with U.S. Debut

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LAS VEGAS, NV  SIAL America, the first-of-its-kind cross-category food and beverage show made its U.S. debut, hosting domestic and international exh. Shows and Events

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Convene TV: Food and Beverage Cost Challenges

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In this video, Michael Dominguez, CHSE, senior vice president of and chief sales officer for MGM Resorts International, outlines just how closely food costs and environmental impact are aligned. Dominguez says that small tweaks to the way food and beverage are presented can make a huge difference. – Pass smaller plates – Create engagement opportunities around food – Plate smaller portions. Food & Beverage Tips

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Trade Shows Launch Inaugural Las Vegas Food and Beverage Industry Week

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LAS VEGAS - Leading trade show organizers Emerald and Questex will join forces for Las Vegas Food and Beverage Industry Week, an inaugural event featuri. Shows and Events

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Aramark Hires Chef Bernard Foster to Lead Food and Beverage Program for the Anaheim Convention Center

Exhibitor Magazine

ANAHEIM, Calif. Aramark (ARMK), the exclusive caterer for the Anaheim Convention Center (ACC), hires new Executive Chef, Bernard Foster, to lead a. People

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Overlook These Event Essentials and Watch Your Food Fest Fail

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Learn how to make sure your next food and drink event is unforgettable — and Instagrammable. The post Overlook These Event Essentials and Watch Your Food Fest Fail appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Event Planning & Promotion Food & Beverage Event Food Event Planning Food and Drink Events

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20 Ways to Keep Costs Down At Your Next Food and Beverage Event

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A cost-effective food and beverage event takes hard work, attention to detail and careful planning, but it can be done. Choose reasonably priced beverages. The beverage industry is packed with affordable, high-quality beverage options. Portion control is one of the biggest ways to save money with a food and beverage event. You can also offer something in exchange—naming the caterer to reduce food costs.

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Top Food Beverage Trends For 2017

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Selecting your food and beverage menu is one of the most important aspects of designing your event’s guest experience. They have seriously upped their food IQ thanks to the prevalence of foodie cooking shows, instagram and online resources where they can study food trends, international flavour profiles, recipes, etc. They are expecting, or rather demanding, thoughtful, delicious gourmet food and savvy imaginative beverages at the events they attend.

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How Food Truck Vendors Can Draw a Crowd to Your Attraction

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There’s something about a food truck that makes passersby stop and grab a bite. People love mobile restaurants — some food trucks even have a loyal base of followers.

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Food and Beverage Trend Watch: Culinary Themes for 2019

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The National Restaurant Association’s annual “What’s Hot” culinary forecast, compiled by leading chefs, identifies food and beverage trends and culinary themes for the coming year. Event Marketer. Event Marketer ). Read More. Industry Trends Meeting or Event Design News Junkie

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How Food Truck Vendors Can Draw a Crowd to Your Attraction

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There’s something about a food truck that makes passersby stop and grab a bite. People love mobile restaurants — some food trucks even have a loyal base of followers. The post How Food Truck Vendors Can Draw a Crowd to Your Attraction appeared first on Eventbrite Blog.

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Sampling is Back: Get a Taste of the Impossible Food Truck Tour

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As COVID restrictions lifted and vaccines got underway this spring, the industry saw the widespread return of sampling, and Impossible Foods wasted no time getting its plant-based products into consumers’ hands. Impossible Foods found an untapped audience on the road: retail employees.

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Tips for Safely Serving Food at an Event

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COVID-19 dining restrictions are being lifted nationwide, but it’s important to make sure you’re still paying attention to all of the best-practice food service guidelines when planning your event. Event Safety Eventbrite Food & Beverage July Event Food

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Leading food & beverage provider, Freemans Event Partners, appoints Client Development Director

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The leading food and beverage provider has already worked with a number of clients to deliver events in a socially responsible way under the government’s sport pilot scheme and welcomes new opportunities across the UK for 2021 and beyond.

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The O2 appoints new director of MICE and food and beverage manager

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The O2, has enhanced its senior leadership team with the appointment of Emma Hatt as director of meetings, incentives, conferences and events (MICE), and Amit Pathak, as food and beverage manager. Amit Pathak, food & beverage manager.

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10 Ways to Wow with Event Food Appeal

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Food and beverage have long been a critical element in events. The post 10 Ways to Wow with Event Food Appeal by Québec City appeared first on [link]. Event Inspiration food foodies event food f&bThis is a sponsored post from Québec City Business Destination. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. It’s a rare event that doesn’t factor catering in some way. In fact, for most events, it’s a major portion of the event budget.

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Outdoor Venues, Social Distancing, and COVID-19 Compliance Plans: One Producer’s Tips for Hosting Safe In-Person Food & Drink Events

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Late this summer, Kate Levenstien was accomplishing something most food and drinks event planners couldn’t imagine happening in 2020: watching a live event she’d planned happen safely. How did Levenstien manage to successfully host her festival, given the nature of food and beverage events?

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Industry Leaders Join Clarion Events Food and Beverage Group's Advisory Board

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Trumbull, CT  Clarion Events Food and Beverage Group, trade show producers of the Western Foodservice and Hospitality Expo, Florida Restaurant and Lodging. Shows and Events

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Clarion Events Food and Beverage Group to Offer a Reinvented Event Serving a Refocused Foodservice Industry

Exhibitor Magazine

Clarion Events Food and Beverage Group, trade show producers of several leading restaurant and foodservice industry events, is thrilled to announce that. Company News

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9 Nibble-Worthy Food Tours

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Columbus Food Adventures offers a wide variety of additional themed tours, including taco trucks, meat-lovers and dessert. The progressive meal takes guests to between three and five stops for food and drinks. Arizona Food Tours is another popular company available in the Scottsdale and Tempe areas for private lunch, dinner and happy hour culinary experiences. The post 9 Nibble-Worthy Food Tours appeared first on Smart Meetings.

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Banquets and Catering: An Insider’s Approach to Food and Beverage

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Register for “Banquets and Catering: An Insider’s Approach to Food and Beverage” Have you ever wondered how can hotels charge $120 or more for a gallon of coffee? In this session, we will explore actual food and beverage costs, compared to their pricing; we’ll see the markups and fees that the industry has developed and see what the true costs are.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Event Catering: Ideas and Hacks to Try Now

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Learn how to make sure your next food and drink event is unforgettable — and Instagrammable. Event Planning & Promotion Food & Beverage Event Food Event Planning Food and Drink EventsThe post The Do’s and Don’ts of Event Catering: Ideas and Hacks to Try Now appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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Two for One: How Organizers Combined a Food Writers Conference With a Food and Music Festival

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When Hanna Raskin, food editor and chief critic for Charleston, South Carolina’s Post and Courier newspaper, was elected board president of the Association of Food Journalists (AFJ) last year, she accepted under one condition: that AFJ suspend its multi-day conference.

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Can Events Help Solve the Global Food Crisis?

PCMA Convene

It’s clear that our food systems will need to change — and change radically — if we are to safeguard the planet and feed a growing population. The best place to start, and where we, the business events industry, can have the greatest impact, is with food waste — what a planner called “the inconvenient truth about event planning” when she spoke with Convene about the problem in 2015. “We The test kitchens also saved money, cutting food costs by an average of 3 percent.

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Clarion Events Food and Beverage Group's Marketing and Social Media Digital Forum to Focus on Increasing Customer Engagement

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Clarion Events Food and Beverage Group's next two-part Digital Forum for restaurant, foodservice and catering professionals will focus o. Trumbull, CT. Shows and Events

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Holiday Miracles: Pop-up Bars Bring Holiday Cheer

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Miracle will also be providing a pop-up food menu along with their signature cocktails. The retro 1980’s ambiance, classic arcade games and signature pizzas create an adult playground complete with adult beverages from Miracle at MINIBOSS in San Jose.

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Thousands of Restaurant, Foodservice and Specialty Beverage Professionals Gathered in New York for the International Restaurant Show and Coffee Fest

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NEW YORK, NY  After a two-year hiatus, Clarion Events Food and Beverage Group and the New York State Restaurant Association held the co-located Interna. Shows and Events

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Automation in F&B Inches Closer to Dominance

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Betty was created by Bear Robotics to battle the increasing pressure placed on the food service industry, which can attributed to employee shortages. South of Fort Lauderdale, AC Hotel Miami Dadeland is offering a robot food delivery service, in partnership with Cartken and FanFood.

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