US Foods Launches Fall Food Fanatics Live Tour with Latest Magazine Debut

Wed. August 10th, 2016 - by Melissa De Leon Chavez

ROSEMONT, IL - With more locations and a new magazine on the way, US Foods has announced growth for its Food Fanatics Live™ tour, which kicked off yesterday, August 10th, in Daytona Beach, FL.

Marshall Warkentin, Senior Vice President of Marketing, US Foods

More than 21,000 food and restaurant industry professionals attended a Food Fanatics LIVE event this year, taking with them inspiration, ideas, and solutions for improving their business,” said Marshall Warkentin, Senior Vice President of Marketing for US Foods, in a press release. “Whether it’s through the educational sessions and live demos at our events, working in the kitchen with our Food Fanatics Chefs, or building off the ideas and insights in the Food Fanatics magazine, we have something to help all our customers inspire their menus, attract more diners and optimize their operations.”

The tour, which features live stage demos, industry-leading technology solutions for restaurant operators, and US Foods’ Exclusive Brands products, has added ten locations this fall.

On the list for a visit are:

  • Cleveland
  • St. Louis
  • Denver
  • Virginia
  • Memphis
  • Houston
  • Kansas City
  • Columbia
  • South Florida

US Foods stated that its one-of-a-kind culinary experience offers the opportunity to discover fresh produce and top equipment for a restaurant’s front and back of the house needs, including Stock Yards®, Rykoff Sexton®, Metro Deli®, Chef’s Line®, and more.

Side-by-side with the kick off is the latest issue of the company’s Pearl Award winning magazine, Food Fanatics, which it noted will make it to the hands of more than 130,000 chefs, restaurant owners, and foodservice operators.

Available August 15, this latest issue reportedly covers buzzworthy trends in the industry like meatless meals rising in demand, the growing debate on tipping, and beyond. Articles and more can will be available on US Foods’ new-and-improved foodfanatics.com.

As for the growing Food Fanatics event, you can also visit the site for more information on the tour, the chefs, or join the movement on social medias like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Videos of the company’s chefs can also be seen on YouTube.

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