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2018 Foodservice Forecast

Please note: This is a live broadcast of the seminar hosted in Irwindale.


Start the New Year With Market Insight and Knowledge That Will Put You Ahead of the Game!


The foodservice world is changing: affected by an economy in recovery, technological advances, sustainability initiatives, and an ever more sophisticated public. How healthy is the foodservice industry? Will 2018 be a good year? 

Join us for an update on current trends and a forecast into 2018 and beyond. 

Special guest speaker Robin Ashton will discuss the growth and unit trends of the foodservice and equipment and supplies markets, as well as structural issues affecting both markets.  

FSTC's Richard Young will share the latest developments in equipment technology and restaurant sustainability and offer a glimpse into emerging technologies that could save the industry millions in energy and water bills.  


Attendees will learn:

1. About national trends in restaurant sustainability and efficiency.  

2. About developments in efficient lighting technology that offer good news for restaurants                                                                                

3. What the FSTC engineers are learning in their lab and field research that will save energy and water.

4. How international market and growth trends and driving and shaping the food service industry at all levels.


Speakers: Robin Ashton (FER), Richard Young

Robin Ashton is publisher of Foodservice Equipment Reports and its ancillary print and electronic products, including www.fermag.com, FER Fortnightly and FER Dealer Report, FER Worldwide Report and FER e-Product News.

As an editor, Mr. Ashton has won numerous awards, including American Business Press Jesse H. Neal Certificates of Merit in 1983 and 1987, and national award for in-depth features from the American Society of Business Press Editors in 1990 and again in 2014.

Richard Young at the PG&E Food Service Technology Center (FSTC), a publicly funded energy-efficiency research facility operated by Frontier Energy, an energy and technology consulting firm headquartered in Oakland, California.

Richard currently focuses most of his efforts on technical outreach- translating the FSTC's 30 years of research into practical information. He has over 25 years of experience creating and presenting seminars on energy efficiency and currently delivers about 75 sessions a year.
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Thursday, February 22, 2018
10:00 AM - 01:30 PM
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Southern California Edison - Energy Education Center, Tulare
4175 South Laspina Street
Tulare, CA 93274

Website: http://www.sce.com/workshops

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Andre Saldivar
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