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World Culinary Showcase

Experience techniques, recipes, and secrets from some of the world's most talented chefs and celebrated cuisines.

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What You'll Find Here

Education & Entertainment

The industry's most celebrated chefs and thought leaders share their culinary prowess and industry insight. From the latest trends to mastered skills and techniques to fascinating behind-the-scenes stories, you'll get a little of everything at the World Culinary Showcase.

 

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World Culinary Showcase Lineup

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Rick
Bayless

Award-Winning Chef & Author

Abe
Conlon

Chef to Know
Award-Winning Chef/Co-Owner, Fat Rice

Diana
Dávila

Chef and Owner, Mi Tocaya Antojería

Anjula
Devi

Food Writer & Chef, Manchester United

Nancy
Kruse


James
Tagg

Executive Head Chef, Manchester United

Kari
Underly

Master Butcher and Author

Andrew
Zimmern

Award-Winning Chef, Author, TV Host & Teacher

Chefs to Know

Come see these award-winning chefs who are changing the culinary innovative game.

Abe Conlon
CULINARY DEMO
Award-Winning Chef/
Co-Owner, Fat Rice

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Menu Forecast: 2020 and Beyond
Nancy Kruse, President, Kruse Company
Lizzy Freier, Managing Editor, Technomic


Menu trend guru Nancy Kruse gives one of the Show’s most popular session every year. This year, we’ve taken it up a few notches by adding the data and expertise of Technomic, the industry’s top research and insights firm, to Menu Forecast: 2020 and Beyond. This is a can’t miss presentation. Don’t forget your notebook.

Digital Media Slam
Digital tools are critical to build loyalty, manage online reviews, drive mobile orders, connect directly with customers and so much more. Join us at the Show’s new Digital Media Slam for rapid-fire presentations from great brands using digital media with great success.

Women Leaders Panel
Hear from women that have successfully tackled the challenges and opportunities thrown their way. Dive into a discussion with leading female chefs and restaurateurs on navigating the professional and personal paths to the top in the foodservice industry.

More Resources

More at the Lakeside Center

Explore these other highlights at the Lakeside Center:


Bellavita Italian Pavilion

BAR at the Show

Other Culinary Demos

Find more hands-on culinary demos throughout the Show floor. 



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Demos