2013 Schedule

July 19 – July 21, 2013 Orlando, FL

Register here.

2013 schedule, subject to change

Friday, July 19, 2013

Location: Rosen Shingle Creek

4:00-7:00  Registration, Sandlake Room

6:00-6:30 – Taste of Rosen Shingle Creek

  • Join us for a Meet and Greet and enjoy small plates from the restaurants at Rosen Shingle Creek

6:30 – Opening Greeting from Harris Rosen, Rosen Shingle Creek

7:00-7:30 – Chocolate Demonstration

  • Executive Pastry Chef David Ramirez

Cocktail Party and Chocolate Demonstration sponsored by Rosen Shingle Creek

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Location: Rosen Shingle Creek

7:00-9:00  Registration, Panzacola H2 West Foyer

7:00-8:15 – Breakfast – Enjoy breakfast at your leisure with vouchers to Café Osceola

8:30-9:15 – The Zen of Blogging

  • Jaden Hair, Steamy Kitchen
  • Scott Hair, Steamy Kitchen

9:15-10:15 – SEO Best Practices

  • Dan Cristo, Triberr
  • Nicole Cook, Daily Dish Recipes

10:15-10:30 Morning Break

  • Enjoy delicious yogurt by Stonyfield Yogurt
  • Enjoy probiotic bars and graham crackers by Attune Foods

10:30-11:30 – Writing that Gets Noticed by “The Media”

  • Janet Keeler, Tampa Bay Times
  • Jeff Houck, Tampa Tribune
  • Pam Settle, Good Living Magazine
  • Gayle Guyardo, News Channel 8 Morning and Midday Anchor

11:30-12:00 – Road Map to Success

  • Rachelle Lucas, The Travel Bite

12:00-1:00 – Lunch, Conway Room and Gatlin Terrace

  • Tailgating Party Sponsored by Fields Auto Group

1:15-2:30 – The Process of Writing a Cookbook

  • Sara Moulton, Chef, Cookbook Author, Television Personality
  • Mary Goodbody, Writer, Consultant and Cookbook Editor
  • Dan Rosenberg, Editor Harvard Commons Press
  • Katie Workman, Author and Editor in Chief
  • Doe Coover, Literary Agent

2:30-3:00 – Working with PR Agencies | Social Media and Live Events

  • Mary Deatrick, Deatrick PR
  • Toby Srebnik, Hospitality Marketing
  • Brooke Palmer, RSBP Events

3:00-3:30 Afternoon Break

  • Enjoy delicious olives by Mario Camacho Foods
  • Enjoy delicious cookies by Parkesdale Farms

3:30-4:30 – The Art of Marketing and Networking for Small Business

  • Coryanne Ettiene, Kitchen Living with Coryanne
  • Maggie Battista, Eat Boutique
  • Michele Northrup, Intensity Academy

4:30-5:30 – Social Media Marketing Practices

  • Chef Dennis Littley, Culinary Instructor, Photographer and Food Blogger
  • Christine Pittman, Cook the Story
  • Deborah Bowen, Datz

7:00 #SundaySupper, Cal-Italian: A Family Style Feast Paired with California Wine, Panzacola H4

  • Wine  sponsored by Gallo Family Vineyards
  • Wine Pairing Demonstration by Michael Green
  • Signature Dessert Sponsored by Dixie Crystals

Sunday, July 21, 2013

7:00-8:15 – Breakfast – Enjoy breakfast at your leisure with vouchers to Café Osceola

8:30-9:00 Walk or drive to Rosen College of Hospitality 

  • Fields Auto Group will provide transporation if needed.  Please be outside the lobby in the valet area by 8:15 if you would like a ride to Rosen College of Hospitality

Location: Rosen College of Hospitality Management, Disney Dining Room

9:00-10:00 – The Perfect Cooking Demonstration

  • Sara Moulton, Chef, Cookbook Author, Television Personality

10:00-11:00 – Launching a Successful Kickstarter Campaign

  • Michael Green, Premiere Wine, Spirit Celebrity and Marketing Professional
  • Jackie Gordon, International Award Winning Singing Chef
  • Michael Levine, New York Filmmaker

11:00-11:15 Morning Break – Fruits and Vegetables

  • Sponsored by Duda Fresh Farms
  • Sponsored by Wish Farms

11:15-12:30 – The World Through Your Lens

  • Irvin Lin, Eat the Love
  • Carla Cardello, Chocolate Moosey
  • Cheri Alberts, The Watering Mouth
  • Renee Dobbs, Magnolia Days

12:30-1:30 – Lunch

  • Summer Chopped Salad with Dandy Clementine Vinaigrette Dressing sponsored by Dandy Farm Fresh Foods and Colavita Olive Oil
  • Lunch sponsored by Colavita with demonstration by Executive Chef Fabrizio Giorgi, Cafe Sapori
  • Dessert sponsored by Wish Farms, Freund Containers and Harvard Common Press

1:45-2:45 – Networking Opportunity with Bloggers and Sponsors

  • Olive Oil Tasting Sponsored by Colavita Olive Oil 

1:45-2:45- VIP Roundtable with Sara Moulton*, Room 102-G

1:45-2:45 – VIP Writing Workshop with Janet Keeler*, Room 102-I

*VIP Sessions are currently full.  If you would like to be placed on the waiting list, please email foodandwineconf@gmail.com 

2:45-3:00 Thank You and Closing Ceremonies

Check out our Session Descriptions for more information.