Linda Duke to Speak at Largest Restaurant Conference on West Coast



Linda Duke to Speak at Largest Restaurant Conference on West Coast

Duke will speak at Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo Monday August 24th & Tuesday August 25th

Linda Duke to Speak at Largest Restaurant Conference on West Coast

Linda Duke

Duke Marketing LLC, a full service marketing communications firm specializing with multi-location and franchise companies, celebrating 25 years in business, announced today Linda Duke, principal and chief executive will speak at the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo, the largest restaurant industry conference on the west coast at the Los Angeles Convention Center August 24th and 25th, 2015. The Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo brings together 400+ vendors and 8,000+ restaurant, foodservice professionals.

Ms. Duke has been part of the event’s education program, The Ferdinand Metz Foodservice Forum, for several years. The educational program, created by Master Chef and Head of the Culinary Institute of America for more than 20 years, handpicked industry experts to provide practical, relevant, real-life business lessons, along with trends, best practices and the keys to success. This year, Ms. Duke will present, Creating Break-through Restaurant Promotions for Restaurant Operators on Monday, August 24th at 2:00 p.m. and, Exploring Restaurant Marketing Success Stories from across the United States on Tuesday, August 25th at 2:00 p.m., at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

“We are grateful to have Linda back again this year as a speaker,” said Ron Mathews, Industry Vice President, Urban Expositions, producers of the event. “Her educational sessions are always standing room only and she gets everyone fired up!”

The Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo is the most comprehensive marketplace for professionals serving the foodservice and hospitality industries on the West Coast. With hundreds of 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.

Ms. Duke is a nationally recognized speaker and educator. She speaks frequently at industry and client conferences, served as a member of the board of directors of the California Restaurant Association’s Educational Foundation and the National Restaurant Association’s Fast Casual Industry Council. Ms. Duke is an author www.marketing-cookbook.com and is a contributing writer for several restaurant, hospitality and franchise industry trade and business publications.Linda Duke to Speak at Largest Restaurant Conference on West Coast

The 2015 Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo will be held Sunday, August 23 – Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The Show is produced and managed by Urban Expositions, and sponsored by the California Restaurant Association (www.calrest.org). For more information on exhibiting or attending visit the official Show website at www.thefoodshows.com.

Duke Marketing, LLC, established in 1989 and celebrating 25 years in business, is a California-based full service marketing communications agency specializing with multi-location and franchise organizations. Duke Marketing combines a full range of services, including: thought-leadership, local store marketing, public relations, consumer promotions and cause marketing, franchise communications, market-by-market planning, creative development, advertising and media buying with on-target strategies, fresh ideas and creative concepts to offer complete solutions. www.dukemarketing.com and friend us on Facebook.

Duke Marketing Publishing®, a subsidiary of Duke Marketing, LLC, publishes a quarterly online restaurant industry resource, Restaurant Marketing Magazine™, the nationally acclaimed” Four Star Restaurant Marketing Cookbook—Recipes for Restaurateurs™www.marketing-cookbook.com, a blog at www.marketing-cookbook.blogspot.com and produces LSM-U™ educational series www.lsm-u.com and The LSM Diet workshop www.lsm-u.com

For more information contact Duke Marketing at 415-492-4534 or email info@dukemarketing.com.