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There’s nothing as powerful as being around like-minded professionals who share your passion to rejuvenate your focus and unlock your potential. It’s the unique conferences like FARE that help bring new energy to your work and personal life. Our mission is simple—drive debate, find common threads, report the trends and create opportunities to connect that cannot be reproduced.

Attend FARE 2017 and you’ll come away with new ideas to expand upon and different approaches to implement. And you never know, attending this conference might help you on your way to becoming an expert yourself.


Proudly displaying “everything’s bigger in Texas,” Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center invites visitors to a first-class experience with Southern hospitality. Overlooking the beautiful Grapevine Lake, our hotel offers a one-of-a-kind retreat with luxurious accommodations, first-class restaurants, eclectic shops and 4.5 acres of lush indoor gardens and winding waterways.

For booking and more hotel information, CLICK HERE.

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American Culinary Federation

Continuing Education Hours: 13.5

Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals

General Continuing Education Hours: 11.5
Food Show Hours: 7

Commission on Dietetic Registration

General CPEUs: 11.5
Exhibit Hours: 7

School Nutrition Association

Hours: TBD



Registration & Hotel Assistance:

Jena Pinson

Senior Manager, Conference Operations

(480) 337-3409

Sponsor Assistance:

Brandy Mulcahy

Director, Sponsor Relations

Operator/Retailer Assistance:

Mark Hatch

Director, Trade Relations, Foodservice

(480) 337-3419

Jacob Winsor

Director, Trade Relations, Convenience

(480) 337-3428

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