In what's being hailed as the "future of food shows," US Foods is proud to invite the restaurant industry and its service providers to the Food Fanatics Live event, taking place Oct. 23 in Costa Mesa.
The event, which offers a culinary expo, product demonstrations, business clinics and a seminar on new trends provides activities and information for everyone in the industry. A "Food Fanatics Forum" promises to provide a seminar session on trends and business success.
In addition to industry-related content, the Food Fanatics Expo is hosting a culinary competition known as Boiling Point. The two-round elimination tournament features LA-area chefs competing for tickets to the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, Colorado. Judges include Tara Thomas, owner and head chef of Traxx Restaurant, and Rahm Fama, host of the Food Network series "Meat and Potatoes."
The event will take place in buildings 10 and 12 of the Orange County Fairgrounds.
US Foods asks that those interested in attending register by Oct 18 either via the websitewww.usfoodsla.com or by texting FOODFANATICS to 69302. Parking at the event is complimentary and accessible via Gate 1.
Update: The California Restaurant Association will exhibit at the US Foods event coming up Oct. 23 at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. The CRA booth will feature a game where attendees can win Karl Strauss Brewing Co. beer, as well as take advantage of a show special for $100 off CRA membership dues for first-time members.
At 10 a.m., UnitedHealthcare representative Clinton Wolf will discuss health care reform on the business solutions stage.