ALBERTA FOODSERVICE AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED
Join Industry colleagues on Sunday, September 9, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at the Cocktail Reception and Awards Celebration.
It will be an evening filled with inspiration and excitement as we acknowledge the winners of the Alberta Foodservice Industry Awards. All Alberta Foodservice Expo attendees and exhibitors are invited to join us in Ballroom 106, following the Sunday Expo.
Awards will be presented to these very deserving individuals:
- Chef of the Year – Chef Andrew Stevens, Vintage Group Inc.
- Junior Chef of the Year – Ryan Baker, Paradise Valley Golf Course
- Supplier of the Year – Kit Abuan, DSL Ltd.
- Server of the Year – Chelsey Belec, The Bothy Wine & Whisky Bar
- Foodservice Establishment of the Year – Chef Daniel Costa, Corso 32
Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to meet and congratulate the best in their field.
EXHIBIT FLOOR FEATURES…
CRFA Pavilion (Booth 105)
The Canadian Restaurant and Foodservice Association (CRFA) with over 30,000 members to whom they provide advocacy, research and savings, will be present to welcome you to the 2012 Alberta Foodservice Expo. CRFA staff will be happy to offer insight on the industry and membership as you enter this year’s Expo.
CULINARY STAGE CHEF SPOTLIGHT
Come out to watch some of Edmonton’s most talented chefs share their exciting dishes.
Sunday, September 9
12:30pm to 1:00pm Executive Chef Ganesh Subra and Sous Chef Rodney Khoo of Fantasyland Hotel’s L2 Grill will entice with a Middle Eastern delight.
2:00pm to 2:30pm Chef Shane Chartrand of Murrieta's Edmonton will escape from the ordinary and mundane, with a unique and enticing Watermelon Spicy Salmon Roll with Sauteed Greens with Red Thai Curry Cream.
Monday, September 10
11:00am to 11:45am Chef Doreen Prei, Chef de Cuisine at Zinc, will demonstrate the fine technical skills required in the making of a terrine.
12:15pm to 1:00pm Chef Richard Toll of ASNA will share his techniques and advice on the Sous Vide method, transforming everyday foods into something truly remarkable.
TOP FOODSERVICE INDUSTRY EXPERTS PRESENT EDUCATION SEMINARS
Join us for interesting, topical Seminars that will provide you with a wide range of information that can be applied directly to your operation. Sessions include:
Sunday, September 9
12:00pm to 1:00 pm
13 Costly Mistakes Restaurant Tenants Make Negotiating Their Commercial Lease/Renewal
Learn what your landlord doesn’t want you to know …directly from the industry expert!
Presenter: Dale Willerton,The Lease Coach
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Alberta Foodservice Forecast
Find out how various segments of the industry are faring so far in 2012, and what’s driving growth for the province’s restaurants, bars and caterers.
Presenter:: Mark von Schellwitz, Vice President, Western Canada, Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Safety Management Systems
Build a safety centered leadership culture in your workplace and learn how to identify and assess hospitality and food service specific safety hazards.
Presenters: Grady Schuett, Safety Advisor and Jim Bence, CEO, The Service & Hospitality Safety Association of Saskatchewan Inc.
Monday, September, 10
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Why Does Food Safety Continue to Be Such a Challenge? Change, Change, Change
An overview on the challenges that foodservice establishment owners and operators face with foodborne disease.
Presenter: Lynn McMullen, PhD, Professor, Food Microbiology, Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta
2:00pm to 3:00pm
This panel discussion brings together a wide range of experts who will cover many topics related to trends, success stories, challenges, new and proven ideas, marketing, and much more.
Moderator: Liane Faulder, Food Columnist, Edmonton Journal
Panelists: Chef Blair Lebsack, Culinary Instructor, NAIT Culinary Arts; Ken McLean, Director of Independent Sales, GFS Canada; Tammy Milliken, Workplace Education Consultant (North) with Employment Standards Education, Ministry of Human Services, Chef Brad Smoliak, Owner, Brad Smoliak Cooks; Clint Zaiffdeen, General Manager, Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria
REGISTER BY FRIDAY FOR COMPLIMENTARY ADMISSION TO AFE!
Register today to attend Alberta’s premier foodservice industry event. Avoid the onsite visitor registration fee and registration desk line-ups by pre-registering to receive complimentary admission to AFE. Online pre-registration is only available until this Friday, September 7. If you have any questions about registration or the Alberta Foodservice Expo, please contact Cheryl Landy at 866-216-0860 ext. 266 or email@example.com.