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Speaking Engagements


Our CEO, Mark, loves talking about exciting stuff like reducing your food costs, understanding the true cost of a recipe, effective menu engineering, delivering more dollars to your bottom line, and driving profitability of restaurant chains. Mark is an industry expert who is also a Lecturer at The Ohio State University for Food, Beverage, and Labor Cost Contols as well as an Adjunct Faculty member at Ohio University instructing Hospitality Accounting.  Take a look at Mark's Fact Sheet below regarding his past speaking experience. It includes his full bio and past speaking experience history:

Mark Kelnhofer, CFBE, CTA, MBA | Fact Sheet (.pdf)

2017 Speaking Events: 01/30 - Mid-America Restaurant Expo (Columbus, OH); 02/07 - ACF Chef Connect (Chicago, IL); 02/26 - New England Food Show (Boston, MA); 02/27 - ACF Chef Connect (New York, NY); 03/05 - International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York (New York, NY); 03/13 - Catersource (New Orleans, LA); 03/29 - Nightclub and Bar Show (Las Vegas, NV); 04/17 - Restaurant Institute F&B Cost Management Summit (Columbus, OH); 05/03 - CSP C-Store Foodservice Forum (Chicago, IL); 05/22 - National Restaurant Assn. (NRA) and Bar 17 Show (Chicago, IL); 08/21 - North Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Expo (Raleigh, NC); 09/18 - Atlanta Foodservice Expo (Atlanta, GA); 09/25 - Americas Food & Beverage Show (Miami Beach, FL); 10/17-10/18 - Pizza and Pasta Northeast (Atlantic City, NJ); 10/20 - Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals (ANFP) (Columbus, OH); 10/23 - Pennsylvania Foodservice Expo (Pittsburgh, PA)

2018 Speaking Events: 01/28 - Mid America Restaurant Expo (Columbus, OH); 03/20-03/21 - International Pizza Expo (Las Vegas, NV); 03/28 - Nightclub & Bar Show (Las Vegas, NV); 04/16 - Restaurant Institute F&B Cost Management Summit (Columbus, OH); 04/30 - F&B Cost Management Summit (Toledo, OH); 05/14 - Restaurant Institute F&B Cost Management Summit (Cleveland, OH); 06/04 - F&B Cost Management Summit (Cincinnati, OH); 07/29-07/30 - Ohio Valley CMAA (Cincinnati, OH); 10/01-10/02 - Americas F&B Show (Miami Beach, FL)

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Past speaking events

Restaurant & Food Trade Shows

Alaska CHARR (Ketchikan, AK)

California Restaurant Association (San Diego, CA)

Canadian Restaurant & Foodservice Association (Ontario, Canada)

Catersource Convention and Trade Show (Las Vegas, NV)

ECRM The Foodservice EPPS (Atlanta, GA)

ECRM Marketplace Foodservice (Las Vegas, NV)

Food & Beverage Assn. of San Diego (San Diego, CA)

Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show (Orlando, FL)

International Boston Seafood Show (Boston, MA)

International Hotel, Motel & Restaurant (IHMRS) Show (New York, NY)

International Restaurant & Foodservice Show (New York, NY)

NACUFS Pacific Region (Pomona, CA)

NASFT Summer Fancy Food Show (Washington, DC)

NASFT Winter Fancy Food Show (San Francisco, CA)

Nightclub & Bar Show (Las Vegas, NV)

North American Pizza & Ice Cream Show (Columbus, OH)

Ohio Department of Education, Career Technical Educators Summit (Columbus, OH)

Oklahoma Restaurant Association (Tulsa, OK)

Restaurant Finance & Development Conference (Las Vegas, NV)

Southwestern Foodservice Expo (Dallas, TX)

The Welcome Show (Wilmington, NC)

Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo (Los Angeles & San Diego, CA)

American Culinary Federation (ACF) Events & Chapters

ACF Bay Area Chefs (Sandusky, OH)

ACF Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH)

ACF Maumee Valley Chefs Association (Toledo, OH)

ACF Northeast Regional Conference (Columbus, OH)

ACF Sandusky Bay Chapter (Sandusky, OH)

Culinary Schools and Other Universities

Columbus Culinary Institute (Columbus, OH)

Central Michigan University (Mt. Pleasant, MI)

Delaware Area Career Center (Delaware, OH)

Franklin University (Columbus, OH)

Guilford Technical Community College (Jamestown, NC)

Kenyon College (Gambier, OH)

Lake Michigan College (Benton Harbor, MI)

Lexington College (Chicago, IL)

Midwest Culinary Institute (Cincinnati, OH)

Ohio Dominican University (Columbus, OH)

Owens Community College (Toledo, OH)

Roosevelt University (Chicago, IL)

University of Nevada Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV)

Western Illinois University (Macomb, IL)

Other Conferences & Events

Airport Revenue News' Revenue Conference (Houston, TX)

Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education (Cincinnati, OH)

Economic Community & Development Institute (Columbus, OH)

Northwest Ohio Cooperative Kitchen (Bowling Green, OH)

Ohio Society Of CPAs Accounting Show (Columbus, OH)

San Diego Gas & Electric, Innovation Center (San Diego, CA)

Southern California Gas, Innovation Center (Downey, CA)