Menu Direction Conference

We look forward to seeing you at MenuDirections in 2025!

Stay tuned for
2025 dates and location.

This event is essential for top foodservice directors and executive chefs aiming to elevate their businesses. Our program includes educational workshops, culinary demonstrations, vendor fairs, and general sessions, all designed to provide solutions for your daily challenges.

Check out our 2024 event

Interested in attending next year?

Before submitting, please note:

You have agreed to receive notifications for when the 2025 registration site and room block become available. If at any point, you would like to be removed, please contact Mark Hatch.

Attendee Information

You may also contact:
Mark Hatch
(VP, Trade Relations, Foodservice)

Interested in sponsoring next year?

Before submitting, please note:

Plenty of in-person, print, mobile or customized sponsorship opportunities are available to you in 2025. Each inquiry submission will be reviewed thoroughly. Events do not have deadlines for sending in proposals.

Thank you for connecting with us!

Sponsor Information

You may also contact:
Brandy Mulcahy
(Vice President, Sponsor Relations)

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‘AI lies,’ according to chef/futurist Ian Ramirez, as he demonstrated the progress—and pitfalls—of using artificial intelligence to write menus at FSD’s recent Menu Directions conference.

An expert panel at FoodService Director’s recent Menu Directions conference delved into the past, future and current state of this topic in the onsite foodservice industry.

During a panel at this year’s Menu Directions conference, two operators shared their recruitment and retention wins and what this generation of employees wants from their employer.

At the Menu Directions conference, Restaurant Business Editor-in-Chief Jonathan Maze and Senior Editor Pat Cobe presented their up-to-the-minute take on what onsite foodservice can learn from restaurants like First Watch, McDonalds, Bojangles and Starbucks for menus that work harder for your bottom line.