Attend a Seminar at the Fall Food Show

Upper Lakes Foods Fall Food Show

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Check out the seminars at the Fall Food Show below. We will see you at the DECC on October 18th!

The Art of Plating Food | 9:15 – 10:15 am

People eat a dish with their eyes first, and if the dish is beautiful, it has an effect on your senses. You actually start to salivate and like a dish before it ever gets in your mouth if it is attractive. Learn how to a plate a dish, identify the color and eye appeal of a dish, and discover the power of a garnish.

Speakers: Craig Luchsinger – ULF Culinary Specialist and Michael Larson – ULF Culinary Specialist

Sweet Success: How to Sell Desserts | 10:30 – 11:30 am

Sharing a dessert transforms a simple occasion into something extraordinary. This seminar will give you tips and insight into the important role of desserts at your establishment, and tips on selling them to your customers.

Speaker: Georgia Demacopoulos – Midwest Business Development Manager at Sweet Street Desserts

B.Y.O.B. (Be Your Own Butcher) Pre-Cut Steaks vs. Hand Cut Steaks | 11:45 am – 12:45 pm

This interactive seminar will determine the true cost of purchasing steaks vs. hand cutting steaks. There will be live yield tests along with demonstrations of hand cutting rib-eye, New York strip loin, and tenderloin steaks. Learn the pros and cons to both methods and what will work best for your establishment.

Speakers: Craig Luchsinger – ULF Culinary Specialist and Michael Larson – ULF Culinary Specialist

Online Ordering: Benefits to Your Business | 1:00 – 2:00 pm

ULF’s new order entry system is the base upon which the future of customer ordering experience will be developed, and this seminar is the crash course on this exciting new platform. ULF’s new online order entry system has been designed in-house and developed for primary use on the web, optimized for tablets, and functional on smartphones. The live demo will highlight the main functionality of the new online ordering system; order entry, custom order guides, search, product information, order history, as well as other basic functionality.

Speaker: Tim Nelson – ULF Director of IT


We have applied for one clock hour for each seminar for Certified Dietary Managers, Registered Dietitians, Dietetic Technicians Registered, and MN/WI School Nutrition Directors.