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You don't have to travel miles to get great deals and so much more at the 2021 Gordon Food Service Virtual Show. 

  • Discover menu inspiration

  • Talk to industry experts

  • Learn about business solutions


Novi Virtual Show


TUESDAY, MARCH 30th (10:00 A.M. EST) 

TO THURSDAY, April 1st (11:00 P.M. EST)

Chat live with Vendors:

  • Tuesday, 10 a.m. - 4p.m. 

  • Wednesday, 10 a.m. - 4p.m. 

How to Register



Watch sessions and earn free CEU credits* from the comfort of your office or home.

"Select webinar credits have been applied for through National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards, School Nutrition Association, Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and American Culinary Federation"

Operator Insights
Make dining more dynamic with advice from experienced professionals.

Waste Not: Reduce Waste to Manage Costs
Presented by: Amy Gautraud, RD, Nutrition Resource Manager
Sharon Carter, RD
You’ll never achieve zero-waste, but you can get close by taking control of commonly
overlooked ways to manage food and supply costs.

60 minutes

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday: On Demand

Spotless, Sparkling and Safe
Presented through expert panel with host Matt Benefiel - Manager National Business
Development InnoServ
Safety and cleanliness speaks volumes, and guests notice more than ever. Our expert
panel addresses top issues about your cleaning program.

60 minutes

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday: On Demand

Turn your Dining Program into your Best Marketing Tool
Presented by: Dana Fillmore, RD, Healthcare Segment Manager, Barb Minger, RD,
Non-Commercial Business Solutions Specialist, and Nick Florek, Trust20 General
Your innovative senior living meal program is one of your best marketing tools. Learn
how it can build a healthy community and appeal to tomorrow’s residents.

60 minutes

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday: On Demand

Delivering Flavor to Drive Sales
Presented by: Nick Gonring, Consulting Chef
Trending flavors can set your menu apart. Let our street-level research show how
simple ingredients from your global pantry can invigorate offerings and build sales.

60 minutes

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday: On Demand

Hit Refresh with our Technology
Presented by: Kari Bishop - Digital Solution Specialist and Chip Gregory - Digital Solution Specialist
Technology is shaping the industry faster than ever. Come see how Gordon Food
Service is innovating to help you add great technology solutions.

60 minutes

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday: On Demand

Making Cleaning and Safety Pay Off
Presented by: Matt Benefiel, Manager National Business Development, InnoSer v ™
Nick Florek-General Manager, Trust20
How Trust20 can improve guest and employee confidence in your restaurant and
influence sales growth.

30 minutes

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday: On Demand

Social Media Foundations

Presented by Luke Ferris, Digital Marketing Specialist, Kristin Johnson, Senior DigitalMarketing Specialist
How to get started on social media, social media reputation management and
resources for small businesses.

30 minutes

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday: On Demand

The Next Frontier: Ghost Kitchens
Featuring James Garofalo, CFO/COO Goddess and the Baker
Don't be haunted by missing out on answers about ghost kitchens. Our expert panel
takes a close look into the future.

* AND = Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics*
* ANFP = Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals*
* ACF = American Culinary Federations*
* SNA = School Nutrition Association*
*NAB = National Association of LTC Administrators*


Culinary Trends Section
Step up to the plate with new product ideas and big-picture trends that drive business.


Culinary Demos
Food is at the heart of everything you do, but a lot has changed. Portability has become

essential, cross-utilization has streamlined menus and the importance of being 

trend-forward never rests. Hear from Corporate Consulting Chef Nick Gonring

in addition to local culinary experts ready to help you navigate what’s next.