How to Approach Food & Beverage at Events During Covid


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].

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


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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43 Food & Beverage Statistics Planners Should Know


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.

Food and Beverage Trends for 2018


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.

Food and Beverage: Eat, Drink, Sip and Savor


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.

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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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

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

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.

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.

Tips for Safely Serving Food at an Event


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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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

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.

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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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

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.

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

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

The Best Food Trucks in Pittsburgh


Whether you’re looking for something sweet, savory, traditional, or modern, these food trucks are a hidden gem! We’ve got the 25+ best food trucks in Pittsburgh that you have to add to your ever-growing list of places to visit in Pittsburgh ! Food Trucks. Hot Bunz Food Truck.

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?

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

10 Ways to Wow with Event Food Appeal


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.

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.

30 Catering Ideas to Make Your Event Menu Stand Out in 2019

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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 30 Catering Ideas to Make Your Event Menu Stand Out in 2019 appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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Can Events Help Solve the Global Food Crisis?

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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.

Bring the Latest in Food and Beverage Tech to Your Event with These Automated Offerings


Some of the latest tech can also make managing food and drink service at your next event easier, allowing attendees to enjoy their preferred snack or beverage without hiring substantial amounts of extra staff to make it happen. Automation isn’t just relegated to standard business operations.

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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8 Enticing Virtual Date Ideas for a Socially Distanced Valentine’s Day

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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.

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.

Most Appetizing Food & Beverage Ideas of 2016


The world of food and beverage is one that allows planners to get really creative. Let’s look back at some of the year’s best food and beverage ideas for events. 6 Brain Food Snacks that are Office-Friendly. From healthy drinks to organic foods and health-conscious snacks at events, we break down 26 great ways to keep attendee wellness in mind. Serving Up 2016 Food Trends. Infographic: 11 Enticing Food and Beverage Trends for 2017.

Local Food Vendors in Washington, DC – 3 Ways to Discover Food for Your Next Event

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More often than not, food is the main attraction for event attendance. Click around, and embrace the food wormhole. . Our ever-growing database has 225+ food and beverage business owners from the DC and Baltimore metro areas. Share your favorite DC food vendors or tell us about how you find new ones on Twitter @socialtables or on Facebook.

Play With Your Food: Making Event Centered Meals More Fun

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Whether you are hosting a conference, retreat, meeting, or any kind of event, you are likely to be providing food items to your guests. One of the biggest mistakes you can make as you wade through budget management is ignoring the importance of food and beverage. Attendees rarely notice a cut in decor, or an entertainment scale back, but they will notice (and talk about) food shortages and food quality. . Most people enjoy choices when it comes to food.

10 Food Festivals Bringing Flavor to 2017


Food festivals deliver celebrity chefs, cooking demonstrations , and virtually unlimited food and beverage options to hordes of hungry attendees in cities across the United States. South Beach Food and Wine Festival: February 22–26, 2017. A wealth of culinary star power from Food Network and Cooking Channel lights up Miami for five days of feasting in the winter sunshine. Charleston Wine + Food Festival: March 1–5, 2017.

MetMUnch Shows Its Okay to Play With Your Food

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Moravej, an entrepreneur and registered nutritionist who formerly operated a clinic, was betting that if students cooked and served locally sourced food at imaginative pop-up events, they — and the public — would learn about nutrition and sustainability in ways that were likely to make an impact.

Airline Food: An Around-the-World Comparison


Food & Beverage Global EventsCheck out these meals served by 15 global airlines on their 2016 flights. Best bet: The dessert from Qantas! read more.

How Junzi Continued to Provide Memorable Dining Experiences During the COVID-19 Crisis

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Started by a group of Yale grads in 2015, Junzi is all about bringing diners thoughtfully prepared Chinese food in a fast casual setting. Eventbrite Food & Beverage

Outdoor Food Trends you’re sure to see in 2021


We’re thinking sunshine, good music, ice-cold adult beverages, and of course, loads of unique and fun catering ideas! Toben Kochman Executive Chef Toben Food by Design. Putsateri Fine Foods. Adrian Niman Executive Chef/Founder Food Dudes.

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Food and Drink Ideas for Your Event


Food and beverages cover a fair share of an event budget and are one of the areas that an event manager will spend time to achieve the best money-value ratio. Expectations are higher than ever, and with the growth of social media, attendees desire not only good quality but also good looking food. Booze-Free Beverages. Comfort Food and Nostalgia.

Feeding the Food Truck Frenzy in California


Although the fast food chain is conveniently located all over the state, if you’re busy in meetings, wouldn’t it be way easier for the restaurant to set up shop at the convention center? Food trucks have become synonymous with California culture. Covered by a concrete ceiling, you can host an outdoor food truck event rain or shine. Up in the Bay Area, Spark Social SF is a food truck park located in the Mission Bay neighborhood.