The NGA Show - Foodservice

2019 Foodservice

Creating a Winning Recipe for a Meal Kits Program

Considering a meal kits program?  Non store-based suppliers are struggling creating an opportunity for innovative independents. Find out what's involved in rolling out a new initiative or upgrading an exiting program.

Speakers:
  • Rob Wilson, Managing Director and Partner, L.E.K. Consulting

Tuesday, February 26
9:00 AM - 9:25 AM
Room 26B

Food Safety  –  A Critical Ingredient of Prepared Foods

Education Partner: Food Marketing Institute
Learn how to protect your business and your brand, and comply with local, state and federal food regulations, including FSMA. Discover how shoppers respond to food safety programs and how consumer confidence in your prepared foods can positively impact sales.

Speakers:
  • Hilary Thesmar, Chief Food & Product Safety Officer & Senior Vice President of Food Safety Programs, Food Marketing Institute

Tuesday, February 26
9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Room 26B

Prepared Foods – What’s Next? 

Convenience driven shoppers have driven changes in the types of products, assortment and packaging seen in prepared foods. What’s next for foods to go? We’ll preview coming trends in flavors, hot items and take-away options.

Tuesday, February 26
10:00 AM - 10:25 AM
Room 26B

Grocerant Success –  Creating a Winning Menu Strategy

Effectively merchandising foodservice items involves developing a clear business strategy for every food and beverage item on your menu. Learn how Menu Strategy Modeling (a proven approach used by the world's largest restaurant chains) establishes clear business goals and menu priorities that lead to increased sales and profits, and a proprietary brand experience.

Speakers:

  • Howland Blackison, Principal, King-Casey

Tuesday, February 26
10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Room 26B

With over 60 specialized educational workshops led by retailers for retailers and more than 400 companies on our EXPO floor showcasing innovative and game-changing products and solutions, The NGA Show provides countless opportunities to learn from your peers and other industry thought leaders. Bring your whole team to The NGA Show and bring home ideas that will drive profitable growth for your company.