BOILING POINT: An honest discussion of mental health, wellness and maintaining balance in the restaurant industry.

9:15 – 10:15 am

ROII – Return on Influencer Investment: Are you getting your money’s worth? Are influencers changing the PR game?

9:30 – 10:30 am


SERIOUSLY SUSTAINABLE: Farmers, Fisheries, Ranchers & Grain Producers Raising the Bar

10:45 – 11:45 am

FINDING THE SWEET SPOT: Favorite LA Pastry Chefs on Rising to the Top Their Field

10:55 – 12:00 pm


FOOD MEDIA MATTERS: A discussion on the state of the LA food scene with leading food media

1:15 - 2:15 pm

SERVING UP CHANGE: Making next level impact in our community and beyond

1:30 - 2:30 pm


OPENING IN LA: Expectations vs. Reality

2:40 - 3:45 pm

CHEFS, DRUGS, AND ROCK AND ROLL: How Food Lovers, Free Spirits, Misfits and Wanderers Created a New American Profession

Book Signing with Andrew Immediately Following Panel

2:50 - 4:00 pm

OUT OF THE FRYING PAN AND INTO THE FIRE: From Chef to Successful Restaurateur

3:00 - 4:15 pm