Kitchens with Confidence, an international food training organization, announced today, Betsy Craig, founder and chief executive will speak at the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo, the largest restaurant industry tradeshow on the west coast at the Anaheim Convention Center August 12th-14th, 2012.
Ms. Craig is part of the event’s Ferdinand Metz Foodservice Forum, the educational program providing practical, relevant, real-life business lessons from industry leaders, along with trends, best practices and the keys to success. This year, Craig will make four separate presentations during the three-day expo including, “Top Allergy Trend: Gluten Free”, “Keep your Diners out of the ER” and “Healthy and Happy Kids Trends in Today’s Market” along with participating on the Women’s Food Council Panel. Ms. Craig will also be offering AllerTrain, the certification class, for registered attendees.
“I truly am excited and honored to be taking part in the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo,” Craig said. “Special-needs diners are a rapidly-growing part of the food service industry. My goal is to help further educate people on the importance of allergy and gluten-free menu offerings. “
The Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo is the most comprehensive marketplace for professionals serving the foodservice and hospitality industries on the West Coast. More than 15,000 foodservice buyers from every segment of the industry are expected to attend the show to grab a piece of the $51 billion West Coast foodservice market. With over 650 companies exhibiting the latest products, this event covers the entire spectrum of the foodservice industry. Restaurant owners and foodservice operators attend to gain the freshest, most meaningful menu of business boosting opportunities for the West Coast foodservice and hospitality markets.
Craig’s presentation schedule
Sunday, Aug. 12; 3:00-3:45 p.m.; Gluten Free Anywhere – Well Almost: Foods Trends Experience Culinary Demonstration Theater
Monday, Aug. 13; 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; AllerTrain: Meeting Room
Monday, August 13th 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Women’s Food Council Panel: Theater 1
Tuesday, Aug. 14; 12:30-1:15 p.m., Allergies: Keep Your Diners out of the ER: Theater 1
Tuesday, Aug. 14; 2:45-3:45 p.m.; Healthy and Happy Kids Trends in Today’s Market: Theater 1
With over 20 years of food service industry experience, Craig’s reputation in the industry is highly regarded. Fastcasual.com named her the No. 4 CEO in the fast casual industry for 2012. Her two companies, Kitchens with Confidence and MenuTrinfo garnered the No. 7 spot for new technologies making a major impact on the restaurant industry by Fastcasual.com.
For more information about Kitchens with Confidence visit http://kitchenswithconfidence.com or call 888-767-6368 (x801).