DUNEDIN — In July 2011, Isabel Laessig wrote her first blog post. In it, she told an emotional story about her daughter Alexandra being the first child to leave for college and how she would miss making her breakfast.
“It was a silly little story about pancakes,” Laessig said. “How exciting.”
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Tampa Bay woman’s efforts to bring back Sunday suppers, where family members gather around the table to eat homemade foods have turned into a worldwide movement.
A year ago a very apprehensive Isabel Laessig took to Twitter just to test the waters.
“I figured I’d try it out by talking about my favorite subject, my family, and love for bringing them around the table for Sunday supper with the Twitter handle @familyfoodies,” Laesig said.
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Food blogger and private chef Nikki Miller-Ka of Winston-Salem had that opportunity and her “Strawberry Red Wine Brownie” creation won her the national title.
Miller-Ka’s dessert was featured at the Food & Wine Conference July 19-21 in Orlando, Florida. She competed against nearly a dozen dessert and brownie enthusiasts from all over the country in the Dixie Crystal’s Brownie Dessert Contest.
Isabel Laessig can squeeze 2 million guests into her Dunedin dining room for Sunday supper. In fact, she does it weekly.
Laessig does not live in a mega-mansion. But she does have a loyal following of 2 million people on Twitter who delight in her @FamilyFoodie tweets. They see her posts as virtual comfort food.
Laessig is the founder of the Sunday Supper Movement, which she started after her oldest daughter left for college and reminisced about their weekends preparing food together.
Technology plays a large role in everything we do today, professionally and personally. In today’s fast-paced digital age one must be social media savvy to really tap into the now limitless potential to grow and thrive.
To help those with a vested interest to get there, Sunday Supper LLC introduces the new Food & Wine Conference, July 19-21 at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando. The cutting-edge summit will bring together bloggers, small-business owners, marketing professionals, winemakers, chefs and other key players to teach and learn about making the most of online opportunities to grow their businesses.
Family Foodie is hosting their first Food and Wine Conference to be held in Orlando, Florida on July 19th to the 21st. With a star studded list of food professionals, if you are a foodie blogger you will want to look into going to this event.
Who is going? Bloggers, publishers, wine brands, lifestyle brands, public relations professionals, food writers, food brands, cookbook authors and literary agents & editors! If you want to grow your blog and brand, this is one conference you should put on your calendar.
A new, food-inspired conference is coming to Orlando this summer, bringing together industry professionals and food enthusiasts to network, share ideas, and of course, taste delicious foods. There will be live chocolate demonstrations, social networking, and plenty of food business talks and seminars. Sponsored by Sunday Supper LLC, the Food & Wine Conference has a great lineup of speakers to share their inspiration and expertise.
Dunedin blogger Isabel Laessig is thinking bigger and bigger. So big that her aspiration to bring family back to the dinner table through her online Sunday Supper campaign has now grown into a venture to connect food bloggers and culinary professionals face to face.
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ORLANDO (April 17, 2013) – Technology has changed the wine-and-dine game dramatically. The smart food industry professional of the digital age must be social-media savvy to tap into the now limitless potential to grow and thrive.