Eating at a Meeting Podcast

Exploring how food and beverage (F&B) impacts individual experience, inclusion, sustainability, culture, community, health and wellness, laws and more.

In each Eating at a Meeting episode Tracy chats with experts in all facets of food and beverage on how to create safe and inclusive food and beverage experiences through their respective lens. By sharing authentic stories that illustrate the financial, social, emotional, and mental impact food and beverage can have on individuals, organizations, and the earth, we can all gain new perspectives on the vitality of food and beverage and  learn how to better navigate dietary needs, palates, plates at meetings and events, food in the workplace and communities, and across the earth.

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Latest Episodes

In Episode #153 of Eating at a Meeting Larry and Adam Mogelonsky of Hotel Mogel chat with Tracy about big trends for F&B in the hotel industry — operations, consumer demands & experience.

Meet the young entrepreneur — Zak Marks — who has lived with a severe nut allergy his whole life (24 years) and has created a company and product — Kitt Medical — "to save lives, implement change, and create a new standard for allergy care."

Tracy chats with event safety expert Alan Kleinfeld on #EatingAtAMeeting LIVE to learn how planners can be prepared for medical emergencies? What information can planners ask guests to provide them about any medical conditions? What falls under GDPR/HIPAA?

Monica Watrous, managing editor for Food Business News, shares the business of food, including the top food and beverage trends she's is seeing right now, examples of emerging brands to watch for and incorporate into event menus.

In Episode #153 of Eating at a Meeting Larry and Adam Mogelonsky of Hotel Mogel chat with Tracy about big trends for F&B in the hotel industry — operations, consumer demands & experience.

Learn how Brandon Snooks uses art of open fire cooking to create custom catering experiences and to which he feels is imperative, land stewardship, and the state of catering.

What does it take to manage food and beverage for one of the meetings industry’s largest association conventions — WEC? Listen to find out.

In this episode of Eating at a Meeting — #150 — Tracy looks back through the previous episodes to find how her guests' answer the question, "what does a safe, sustainable, and inclusive food and beverage experience mean to them.?"

The copy/paste approach to BEO, menu and service planning prevents achieving food waste reduction goals, introducing healthy and sustainable options, and capitalizing on other promising trends. Instead, we need to adopt the improv principle of “yes, and”!

Brian Peterson is a 5th grade teacher and founder of Bees in the D. On this episode of Eating at a Meeting he shares the value of bees.