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At HX, you’ll have the chance to interact with the finest minds and culinary talents in the food & beverage industry. Foodservice and restaurant industry leaders have a real hunger for fresh products and ideas.
See who you’ll find at this year’s show.
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NEW for 2016, come check out live demos on the show floor from NYC Hospitality Alliance. Chefs from all over will teach cooking techniques and show off their skills in this lively area. You won't want to miss this brand new addition to the show.
HX partners with some of the most elite foodservice hospitality associations, publications and chefs in the business. From Total Food Service to NYC Hospitality Alliance. to Supper Magazine, our attendees come from all over to network with the top leaders in the industry. CLICK HERE for our full list of partners.
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HX: COOKS Live Demo Schedule (Sponsored by NYC Hospitality Alliance)
Sunday, November 13:
1:45 – 2:30pm Melba Wilson, Melba's Restaurant
3:15 – 4:00pm Michael Laiskonis, Institute of Culinary Education
Monday, November 14:
10:45 – 11:30am Daniela Soto-Innes, Cosme
1:15 – 2:00pm Chris Jaeckle, all'onda
2:30 – 3:15pm Karl Franz, 67 Orange (mixologist)
3:45 – 4:30pm Ryan Hardy, Charlie Bird and Pasquale Jones
Tuesday, November 15:
10:45 – 11:30am Joe Dobias, Joe & Misses Doe
12:15 – 1:00pm Manish Mehrotra, Indian Accent
1:30 – 2:15pm Ulysses Vidal, Employee's Only (mixologist)
Tabletop Challenge- Sunday, November 13 at 12:15 pm
Leading interior design firms compete to create the perfect Tabletop setting in this exciting showdown. Designers must incorporate products from our sponsors as well as a mystery box of surprises. Don't miss this exhilirating half hour competition.
Voting begins when the challenge is over and continues throughout the remainder of the HX show. Brought to you by TabletopJournal.
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Compete or Vote in the Tabletop Challenge
Come see the exciting showdown to create the perfect tabletop. On Sunday, four leading interior design firms go head to head. The competition starts with tables full of mystery tabletop products, props, and surprises. Each designer will have 20 minutes to transform this assortment of products or wares into a stunning tabletop — right on the tradeshow floor!
At the end of the electrifying 20 minutes, stunning tables emerge and the voting begins. HX attendees and exhibitors get to vote for the “people’s choice” winners. This buzz-worthy event is a main attraction at HX.
Interested in competing or sponsoring the Tabletop Challenge 2016? CLICK HERE for more information OR Contact Lynn White at 212.754.7938, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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