Food Service Tech Pavilion

Sunday
January 16
11:00 am11:20 am
Expo Hall

The food and beverage industry has seen tremendous change over the past two years. From reinventing old ideas to finding new sources of innovation and everything in between, the industry has seen it all when it comes to technology usage and adoption. In this session, our speakers will discuss the primary focus areas in food and beverage technology, including the ways to effectively incorporate technology into your business.

Food Service Technology Pavilion developed in partnership with:

Sunday
January 16
12:00 pm12:20 pm
Expo Hall

Session details coming soon!

Food Service Technology Pavilion developed in partnership with:

Sunday
January 16
1:00 pm1:20 pm
Expo Hall

The recent online ordering boom gave foodservice operators an opportunity to bring new technology to their business and allowed these brands to reach their guests in new ways. Loyalty programs became a vital part of the brand-to-guest communication and offered a way for these guests to become more loyal customers. New methods of food delivery and pickup have also added to the considerations, alternatives and opportunities.

Sunday
January 16
2:00 pm2:20 pm
Expo Hall
Session details coming soon!

Food Service Technology Pavilion developed in partnership with:

Sunday
January 16
3:00 pm3:20 pm
Expo Hall

The supply chain is a critical component to foodservice operations, and the technology that enables it is a key piece of the puzzle. Foodservice brands need to know the food they purchase and serve is not only appropriately produced, but also safely packaged and transported to their establishment – the guest also wants to be able to gain information from farm to fork. Our speaker will share how connectivity and data sharing allows brands to record and report food preparation, packaging, and handling, all while providing the opportunity to share information and interact with the guests.

Monday
January 17
11:00 am11:20 am
Expo Hall

Conversations surrounding off-premises, delivery, and remote ghost/dark/cloud kitchen alternatives have been increasing steadily in the foodservice industry. How do you choose which option will work best for your business, and when you make that decision, how do you invest and implement a plan to move forward?

Monday
January 17
12:00 pm12:20 pm
Expo Hall

Session details coming soon!

Food Service Technology Pavilion developed in partnership with:

Monday
January 17
1:00 pm1:20 pm
Expo Hall

Data security has long been a hot topic in foodservice, but with all the new data becoming available to operators, data analytics is once again a key application and focus as the two had to go hand in hand with one another. Customer data is much more prevalent in the industry and acts as the gateway to your customers. Understanding who your customers are and what they want is key to creating loyal guests, but their data must be secured at all times. In this session, our speaker will delve into the ways in which we can both acquire and secure the data we receive on our customers.

Monday
January 17
2:00 pm2:20 pm
Expo Hall

Session details coming soon!

Food Service Technology Pavilion developed in partnership with:

Tuesday
January 18
10:00 am10:20 am
Expo Hall

Staff constraints within the foodservice industry has accelerated innovation in robotics, vending, and micro-market offerings; be it contactless and self-serve experiences or robots flipping hamburgers and making pizza. Many foodservice brands have been considering and even testing ways to incorporate these new ideas into their established offerings. Our speaker will discuss what you should consider when looking into options for robotics, vending, or micro-markets within your business.

Food Service Technology Pavilion developed in partnership with:

Tuesday
January 18
11:00 am11:20 am
Expo Hall

Session details coming soon!

Food Service Technology Pavilion developed in partnership with:

Tuesday
January 18
12:00 pm12:20 pm
Expo Hall

The concept of 'Farm to Fork' and the supply chain has been in the spotlight for a while, because consumers want to know more than ever where their food is coming from, and the operator has been looking to establish new and focused local, regional and national providers. Using technology such as blockchain, we can better address the point of production through transportation, storage, and onto the customer's plate.

Tuesday
January 18
1:00 pm1:20 pm
Expo Hall

Session details coming soon!

Food Service Technology Pavilion developed in partnership with:

Tuesday
January 18
2:00 pm2:20 pm
Expo Hall

New technology innovation in the front and back of the house has continued to evolve over the past few years and it is that technology that gives brands a leg up on the competition. Understanding how building an effective and efficient technology stack that is usable and accessible at the store level, and above-store regionally, nationally and by brand, is key to building a better business.