Agenda

2018 Chef to Chef Agenda

March 4, 2018

Sponsor Sessions
2:00pm  -  4:00pm
Sponsor Sessions

Sponsor Sessions

At the 2018 Chef to Chef Conference in Seattle, attendees will have the opportunity to learn from top food-and-beverage and club industry suppliers as they share operating insights and showcase their products and services through special educational sessions that will be offered before the Conference officially begins on Sunday, March 4.

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Chef to Chef Bistro at Westin Seattle
6pm  -  7pm
Chef to Chef Bistro at Westin Seattle

Chef to Chef Bistro at Westin Seattle

This opening reception will feature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and plenty of opportunities for networking between attendees and sponsors.

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Plated Dinner with Keynote Address: So You Are A Club Chef
7pm
Plated Dinner with Keynote Address: So You Are A Club Chef

Plated Dinner with Keynote Address: So You Are A Club Chef

Presented by Brad Barnes, CMC, CCA, AAC, Director of Consulting and Industry Programs, The Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, N.Y.  

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Chef to Chef Lounge
9:30pm  -  11:00pm
Chef to Chef Lounge

Chef to Chef Lounge

The late-night Chef to Chef Lounge will feature an open bar and give attendees additional opportunities for relaxed, informal networking.

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March 5, 2018

Breakfast
7:30am  -  8:30am
Breakfast

Breakfast

Breakfast will feature an array of delicious options.

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Opening Remarks
8:30am  -  8:45am
Opening Remarks

Opening Remarks

During these brief opening remarks, Dan Ramella, President of Club & Resort Business/Harbor Communications LLC, will welcome attendees and sponsors to the 10th annual Chef to Chef Conference.

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Taking ‘Plant-Forward’ Mainstream: Advancing Health and Sustainability
10:00am  -  10:45am
Taking ‘Plant-Forward’ Mainstream: Advancing Health and Sustainability

Taking ‘Plant-Forward’ Mainstream: Advancing Health and Sustainability

Presented by Brad Barnes, CMC, CCA, AAC, Director of Consulting and Industry Programs, The Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, N.Y.

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Break with Sponsor Table Visits
10:45am  -  11:15am
Break with Sponsor Table Visits

Break with Sponsor Table Visits

Attendees will have ample time to visit with sponsors at their tables and network with one another during breaks. Refreshments, beverages and coffee will be provided.

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Lunch
12:30pm  -  1:30pm
Lunch

Lunch

Lunch will feature an array of delicious options.

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Chef’s Panel: Certification, Saying No to Members, and Other ‘Burning Issues’
1:30pm  -  2:30pm
Chef’s Panel: Certification, Saying No to Members, and Other ‘Burning Issues’

Chef’s Panel: Certification, Saying No to Members, and Other ‘Burning Issues’

Panel Participants: Penelope Wong, Executive Chef, Glenmoor Country Club, Cherry Hills Village, Colo. (moderator) + Speaker Panelists

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Break with Sponsor Table Visits
2:30pm  -  3:00pm
Break with Sponsor Table Visits

Break with Sponsor Table Visits

Attendees will have ample time to visit with sponsors at their tables and network with one another during breaks. Refreshments, beverages and coffee will be provided.

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Chef to Chef Live
3:00pm  -  4:30pm
Chef to Chef Live
Eric Floyd

Chef to Chef Live

Chef to Chef Live will feature breakout sessions with Jerry Schreck, Executive Chef, Merion Golf Club, Ardmore, Pa., and other moderators. There will be free-flowing interchanges on a variety of topics that are always of interest and concern to all club chefs.

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Reception with Mystery Basket Competition
6:00pm  -  8:00pm
Reception with Mystery Basket Competition

Reception with Mystery Basket Competition

During an evening cocktail reception with passed hors d’oeuvres, four club chef competitors will face off in our annual culinary competition. Only one of these individuals will take home the title.

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Chef to Chef Lounge
9:30pm  -  11:00pm
Chef to Chef Lounge

Chef to Chef Lounge

The late-night Chef to Chef Lounge will feature an open bar and give attendees additional opportunities for relaxed, informal networking.

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March 6, 2018

Breakfast
7:30am  -  8:30am
Breakfast

Breakfast

Breakfast will feature an array of delicious options.

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Kitchen Renovations: You Only Get One Take! Putting the Money Where It Counts the Most
9:30am  -  10:30am
Kitchen Renovations: You Only Get One Take! Putting the Money Where It Counts the Most

Kitchen Renovations: You Only Get One Take! Putting the Money Where It Counts the Most

Presented by Russell Rosenberg, Executive Chef, The Union League Club, New York, N.Y., and Kelly Morrow, Executive Chef, Tavistock Country Club, Haddonfield, N.J.

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Break with Sponsor Table Visits
10:30am  -  11:30am
Break with Sponsor Table Visits

Break with Sponsor Table Visits

Attendees will have ample time to visit with sponsors at their tables and network with one another during breaks. Refreshments, beverages and coffee will be provided.

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Taking Pastry to New Levels for Both Regular and Special Occasions
11:00am  -  11:45am
Taking Pastry to New Levels for Both Regular and Special Occasions
Lunch
12:15pm  -  1:15pm
Lunch

Lunch

Lunch will feature an array of delicious options.

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Break with Sponsor Table Visits
2:45pm  -  3:00pm
Break with Sponsor Table Visits

Break with Sponsor Table Visits

Attendees will have ample time to visit with sponsors at their tables and network with one another during breaks. Refreshments, beverages and coffee will be provided.

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