The online platform for all segments of noncommercial foodservice

Launching March 2021

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ABOUT FSD COMMUNITY

Education, resources and connections.

These are the cornerstones of FoodService Director’s new FSD Community. Our mission is to serve the noncommercial foodservice industry 365 days a year through timely, educational and inspirational content, provide a place for the industry to gather (even if it is from our homes), and create a platform for buyers and sellers to unite for solutions.

Exclusive content is just a click away.

Dive into key industry information, culinary demonstrations, educational workshops and interviews with noncommercial experts. We will release new content weekly and keep it live year-round, so you can watch it whenever you want.

Explore new products and meet with suppliers without the need to travel.

Explore the latest solutions from our sponsors. Participate in virtual Share Groups and meet with our supplier partners via FSD Community. Our team will manage all the details, all you need to do is show up!

Stay connected with the industry, digitally.

Converse with noncommercial operators through FSD Community’s discussion boards, moderated by FSD’s editorial team. Gauge the community’s thoughts on a particular topic and take an active role in answers, information and data. The opportunities are endless!

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JOIN A FSD COMMUNITY SHARE GROUP

Connect with others in the industry with similar interests and responsibilities.

What is a Share Group?

We will gather 20 noncommercial foodservice operators with similar interests – recipes, sustainability, workforce, etc. – and host a virtual meeting. We will talk about the challenges we’re facing, share solutions and hear from industry experts such as FoodService Director editors.

And we will have some fun! Before the meeting, you will receive a care package from us. Perhaps we will do a virtual cooking class, try some new menu items, or have some fun with trivia. And you will receive a gift from us valued at $500!

How do you get involved?

Only 20 professionals will participate in each Share Group. You will have an opportunity to apply for one of the Share Groups when you join the FSD Community. If you qualify, we will let you know when your Share Group meeting is happening.

How long is a Share Group meeting?

The Share Groups will take place for up to 3 hours over 2 days (6 hours max).

What else do you receive?

Besides the gift, the care package, the industry contacts, and the data and story shares from industry experts, you will also receive a “Certification of Completion” around your category.

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Speakers

Meet our roster of thought-inspiring speakers and experts.

Bill Anderson

Senior Vice President, Noncommercial Foodservice
Winsight

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Pat Cobe

Senior Editor
Restaurant Business, FoodService Director

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Ron DeSantis (CMC)

Founder
CulinaryNXT

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Lisa Eberhart

Director of Nutrition and Co-founder
Menu Analytics

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Benita Gingerella

Editor
FoodService Director

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Kelsey Nash

Editor-in-Chief
FoodService Director

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Sponsors

A special thank you to all our sponsors.

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Interested in sponsoring? Fill out the form below.

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